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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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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