Jodi Painschab

Jodi grew up Catholic, attended a Catholic grade school for 8 years, and has fond memories of attending St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Minneota, Minnesota. Her Uncle Joe, a Catholic priest, has been an important part of Jodi’s faith journey….

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Marcy Markovich

Marcy Markovich has been working in Zion’s front office since the beginning of November 2016. Marcy was raised in the Lutheran faith and her favorite Bible verse is Matthew 6:34: Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry…

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New Sheep Costumes

In Zion’s Christmas Program this year, the 20+ sheep played a big role in reminding us to make “Room for Christmas.” When we read through the script and realized we would need so many sheep costumes (and we wanted them all to…

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Zion Nice

Crystal attended Mount Olive Lutheran School in Delano from kindergarten to fifth grade, and later helped with Sunday school at Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in Montrose. As a child, she enjoyed Sunday school Christmas programs and Easter Sunday services. Crystal…

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Faith and Works

I have been married to my wife Deb since 1977. We have 2 sons, Tylor (36) and Landon (34). Tylor lives in Minneapolis and is married to Ashley, and we have one granddaughter, Ava, almost 3. Landon lives in St….

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