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Evelyn Carol Christenson, American writer, lecturer. Named Pacesetter of Year, Bethel College, 1976, Churchwoman of Year, Religious Heritage of America, 1980.


Christenson, Evelyn Carol was born on January 31, 1922 in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Edward F. and Edna B. Luhman.


Associate of Arts, Bethel College, St. Paul. Student, Moody Bible Institute, Chicago.


Secretary to president Bethel College and Seminary, 1946—1950. Founding president United Prayer Ministries, St. Paul, 1973, chairman board, since 1976. International lecturer in various countries.

Member committee, lecturer American Festival Evangelical, Kansas City, Missouri, 1981. Co-prayer chairman, lecturer International Council Biblical Inerrancy, San Diego, 1982. Consultation committee International Conference Itinerant Evangelists, Amsterdam, 1983.

Member United States National Prayer Committee, since 1983. Coordinator women's workshops International Prayer Assembly, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1984, World Vision Annual International Day of Prayer, 1985. Prayer leader trainer Billy Graham's Crusade, Washington, 1985.

Board reference International Prayer Ministries, Inc., 1987. Member committee, prayer leader Pres's. Day of Prayer, Washington, 1986.



Reference consultant International Prayer Ministries, Inc., since 1987. Member Prison Fellowship Board, Washington. Member advisory board Concerned Women of America, Berean League Minnesota.

Member of Seminary Wives Association Bethel Seminary, Bethel College Auxiliary, Alumni Association Bethel College.


Married Harold Christenson, February 14, 1942. Children: Jan Christenson Johnson, Nancy Christenson Thompson, Kurt.

Edward F.

Edna B. Luhman

Harold Christenson

Jan Christenson Johnson Christenson

Nancy Christenson Thompson Christenson

Kurt Christenson