Global Mission Ministry
- Minda grew up as a ‘PK’ (pastor’s kid) with her father first serving as a Methodist pastor, and then working for the Billy Graham Association. In many of the congregations he served, her mother was the choir director. Minda was even put into service herself as a stand-in flower girl at some of the weddings her dad performed. Her parents were the chaperones for summer church youth camps in Colorado, so Minda and her sister and brother always got to go along. As a family they also attended several one ... more
- 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 a youth in the church where Pastor Suzi was baptized and confirmed in Wisconsin, she had the opportunity to do local missions associated with their sister church, Hepatha Lutheran Church, in Milwaukee. Hepatha Church was located in the inner city in which there was much crime and violence. The minister of the church ... more
- 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. Paul and is single.
I grew up in Robbinsdale and went to Elim Lutheran Church. Our pastor was Pastor Nerothin, father of Zion member Dave Nerothin. Pastor Nerothin confirmed me, buried my little sister and my dad, married Deb and me, and baptized our 2 boys. Outside of my dad, he ... more