The Swanson Family

About the Swanson Family

Pastor Jeff and Jane Swanson have served in Naknek, AK, since September 2007. The Swanson's have six children; the two youngest, Hope and Abigail, live with them in Naknek.

Pastor Jeff and Jane Swanson both grew up in North Central Kansas. Pastor Swanson earned his B.A. degree from Bethany College and graduated from the Association of Free Lutheran Seminary in 1986. He served congregations in Kalispell, MT, and Newark, IL. In 2007, Pastor Swanson accepted a call to serve the two congregations at Naknek, Alaska, located about 300 miles SW of Anchorage.

Prior to accepting the full time call to Naknek, Pastor Swanson had visited as part of a work crew and interim pastor.

Pastor Swanson and his family have endeared themselves to the community through their humble service. Please keep them in your prayers.


Learn more about the Swansons ministry in Naknek by visiting the resources below.



Contact Information

Pastor Jeff and Jane Swanson
c/o Lutheran Mission Societies
"The Alaska Mission"
PO BOX 348
Naknek, Alaska 99633

(907) 246-6624

To send monetary gifts:
PO Box 622
Newark, IL 60541-0622