Sharing Stories

I grew up in the Uniting Church of Australia, which was formed in 1977 by the merger of the Methodist and Presbyterian denominations. Although my parents and most of their friends weren’t church attenders, my brother and I (and most…

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Feels Like Home

Pam has fond memories of the small town Lutheran church in which she was raised, including AWANAs, youth events, Christmas caroling, and gatherings at her youth pastor’s home. I also was able to go to Bible camp during my junior…

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Father Son Team

Mark and his family moved to the area from Southern Minnesota over six years ago, and began looking for a church home when his wife, Dawn, found a job in Zion’s front office. My wife, Dawn, has been a rock…

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Visiting and Listening

Audrey was baptized, confirmed and married to Jim, her high school sweetheart, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove, Minnesota. Spring Grove was the first Norwegian settlement in Minnesota. We still celebrate our great Norwegian heritage! I grew up in…

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Worship In Many Ways

Music ministry has always been central to Larry’s church involvement. Softly & Tenderly and Great is Thy Faithfulness are two of his favorite hymns. Growing up, I can always remember attending church with my parents, going to Sunday school, vacation…

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