Self Denial

Minda grew up as a ‘PK’ (pastor’s kid) with her father first serving as a Methodist pastor, and then working for the Billy Graham Association. In many of the congregations he served, her mother was the choir director. Minda was…

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Called in Many Ways

Russ was confirmed at Word of Peace Lutheran Church in Rogers, and has been a member of Zion since his family moved from Corcoran to Buffalo in 1977. Pastors Ed & John were very welcoming. Russ is married to Terry,…

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Ministry of Accompaniment

Pastor Suzi’s Take on Mission Work On behalf of the Global Missions committee, I wanted to take the opportunity to learn about Pastor Suzi Orlopp’s experiences with, and perspectives of, global and local missions. Local and Global Mission Work As…

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Dale Lawrence

Dale was raised as an Episcopalian and his parents still attend his childhood church in Morrison IL. I grew up in a small church and my family was very involved in church activities.  One of the things I remember fondly…

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Joyful Heart

Sarah is a lifelong member of Zion. Her parents, Dan & Linda Opsal, are also members. As a child, she enjoyed singing in the SONshine choir, and in high school she loved teaching a kindergarten Sunday school class. I am…

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