Brianna Carlson

Brianna started at Zion in August. She was originally hired as the Family Events Coordinator, a position which includes planning activities and organizing volunteers for events such as Z-Fest and Trunk or Treat. Since then, she has also started working…

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Jonathan Shun

One of Zion’s newer employees is Jonathan Shun, who has worked as Zion Day Camp Director over the summer and has now joined the Children Youth & Family team. Jonathan has three primary roles at Zion.  GIFT Coordinator entails creating…

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Something to Say

My father, Evert Mainquist, joined Carlslund when it was a country Swedish church near Buffalo in 1919. His parents had immigrated from Sweden. The nave had a Swedish stenciled border around the walls and a Swedish Bible verse on the…

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Those Who Sing Pray Twice

Sue and I met while attending college at Concordia in Moorhead, MN, back in 1968. We must have had the right amount of similarities and differences to get married and this year we celebrated our 48th wedding anniversary. We are…

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A Place to Ask Questions

Cindi started attending Zion because it is an ELCA church, just like United in Christ Lutheran Church where she grew up in Eveleth, MN, and because her aunt, Kristi, was already a member here. I was very active in the…

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