Meet Tony Wilson

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Meet Tony Wilson: accountant, winter-camping enthusiast, and host extraordinaire. Tony has been attending SGC for almost eight years and can always be found welcoming someone new or being the social hubub of the College & Career group.  

tony wilson 1Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where did you grow up? Where do you work?

I grew up here in the Twin Cities, down in Savage. I lived there my entire life, growing up, and then moved up to Richfield in 2015. For work, I am an accountant, so I went to school at the University of Minnesota for Accounting and Finance. Right now, I’m working for C.H. Robinson in Eden Prairie.

What brought you to Sovereign Grace Church? How long have you been attending?

When I was in my senior year of high school, I was looking for a church to call my home. I ran into a mutual friend of my brothers’ and got around to asking him if he knew any good churches in the area. He mentioned that Sovereign Grace was meeting in Bloomington, so I thought it would be a good idea to check it out! And I’m so glad I did! The very first Sunday, I knew this is where God was going to plant me. It’s been almost eight years since I first started attending.

What are evidences of grace you see in Sovereign Grace Church?

I love being in a church family that encourages the practice of the spiritual gifts while simultaneously holding God’s Word in high regard. This ends up manifesting a ton of spiritual fruit that I have benefitted from immensely!

What are some of your favorite activities/hobbies/stuff to do for fun?

I LOVE to cook and I love to host people at my house! Whether that is baking bread, or cooking up some dish for a lot of people, it is always a joy to have new people come into my home.

Where do you serve in Sovereign Grace Church? What led you to these ministries?

I’m currently on the hospitality team. Funny story about what led me to serving with the hospitality team: I introduce myself to practically everyone anyways on Sunday, so I figured I should probably do it in a more formal context! That hospitality team badge really helps explain my talking to new people.