Sandy was part of a gathering of clergy form many faith traditions supporting the water protectors a

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Rev. Michael  Mortvedt is a Lutheran Pastor and Spiritual Director. He and Deacon Sandy Olson were Co-Directors of Alternatives for Simple Living from 2008 to 2012.  


Michael enjoys discussing the spirituality of simplicity, contemplative prayer, our ecological footprint,  travel by bicycle, and enjoys  being walked by his dog Thor.


Sandy is a Deacon in the ELCA, a musician and teacher.  She is also a 

Spiritual Director in the Vincentian tradition.  Together they have four grown children and five wonderful grandchildren.





Sandy was part of a gathering of tribal elders and clergy protesting at Standing Rock