Singing Is Beyond Words

Jim and I have been married for 33 years. His sister was a high school friend, and Jim was in my sister’s class, so we have known each other for a long time. I have been an English teacher since…

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Inspiring Seniors

Years ago when I was a new Christian, and Zion member, I was fortunate to have many “old friends” who were so inspiring to me! I often found them serving others in all ways – at church by greeting, serving…

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Graceland and Mission Trips

Parker has been a member of Zion his whole life. His parents are Jason and Julie, and he has a brother, Quincy, and a sister, Ella. Parker participates in a variety of youth ministry programs at Zion. I like all…

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Journey of Faith

Emily grew up attending Trinity Lutheran Church in Moorhead, MN, until her family moved to Buffalo in 1991. I attended Sunday school, was involved with the choir and went to Vacation Bible School. My fondest memory was that every Palm…

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Call Was Always There

Aaron grew up at Zion, the son of Pastor John and Judy Folkerds. Zion is where I was baptized and raised in the faith. Zion is the place where Mary and I were ordained in 2007. Zion is also where…

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