Congregation for the Future

Hanna has lived in Buffalo and been a member of Zion her whole life. Her family includes her mom, dad, and sister, Blair. She is a junior at Maple Lake High School and plans to attend a four year college….

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Joy in Welcoming

Josie grew up in Delano, the 4th of six kids. She was baptized and confirmed at Mount Olive Lutheran in Delano, and attended school at Mount Olive from kindergarten through 8th grade before going to public high school in Delano….

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A Listening Ear

Kathy grew up in Elk River, where she attended Central Lutheran Church. Her fondest memory is being a part of the youth group, taking part in the activities and attending summer camp. I am still in contact with some of…

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Passion For Ministry

Lee Ann is a lifelong member of Zion. Her ancestors had been members since the 1880s, and she was baptized, confirmed, and married at Zion. My fondest memory is filling a church pew with my family when I was a little girl….

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Pastor John Folkerds

Pastor John Folkerds served Zion from 1974-2007. One could think of many humorous moments over 32 years and many of them came about through my friendship with fellow Co-Pastor Ed Blair. He was an excellent pastor and a great partner…

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