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Mitchel Plaisted is a licensed minister with a passion to not only make his life a light of Christ to the world, but also to help others become lights as well.
Having grown up in ministry under his grandfather – Pastor Alan Langstaff – and father – the late Pastor David Plaisted, Mitchel has carried on their legacy with over seven years heading up the youth ministry at Church on the Hill (Chaska, MN), serving as a youth counselor at Park Harbor Church’s Burn4Him kids camp, and leading four Jr. & Sr. High Youth Weekend Conferences. Beyond his service in youth ministry, Mitchel also spent ten years volunteering as his church’s head AV technician; as well as, being a part of the worship team. As a homeschool graduate, Mitchel achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and is now pursuing further ministry education through Global University’s Berean Bible School. Today, Mitchel lives with his wife – Katie – in Deephaven, Minnesota and in addition to running Frontline Ministries Minnesota together they also volunteer at Park Harbor Church (St. Louis Park, MN). Mitchel works full time as Technology Manager at Touch Point Logic (Chanhassen, MN); as well as with Katie as co-director of their video production company – Katie Travis Films, LLC / Keyframe Videography.
Katie Plaisted has a passion for discipling those in the visual and performing arts to use their gifts to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ to those in darkness.
Born in New York state, Katie was raised in an evangelical missionary family who used the performing arts to share the Gospel around the world. For eight years she was a part of the touring stage show “Illusion & Beyond”; and for over twenty years was trained in classical ballet and performance with seventeen of those years at Reign Dance Theater – a non-profit theatrical dance organization. Upon graduating as a homeschool student, Katie went on to achieve a Cinema Production Certificate as well as an Associates Degree in Cinema: Directing & Producing from the Minneapolis Community and Technical College – where her thesis film won in the 2012 Cinema Excellence Awards. After college, Katie founded her own video production company – Katie Travis Films, LLC – creating several narrative short films, two of which have also gone on as Official Selections in film festivals across the country. Her passion to pass on the skills she has learned to the next generation of blossoming artists and to inspire them to use their gifts to praise our Lord Jesus Christ with excellence and professionalism – brought her to teach filmmaking, acting, and storytelling at several homeschool co-ops between 2017-2020. During this time Katie also had the pleasure of leading a number of Jr. High girls discipleship groups, serve as a worship leader and youth leader at Church on the Hill (Chaska, MN), and be a youth counselor at Park Harbor Church’s Burn4Him kids camp. Today, Katie lives with her husband – Mitchel – in Deephaven, Minnesota and in addition to running Frontline Ministries Minnesota together they also volunteer on the worship team of Park Harbor Church (St. Louis Park, MN).