Strangers and Angels

Ron grew up in eastern South Dakota, attending a conservative Lutheran church. He remembers in 1st grade, living with his family on the second floor of the Wisconsin Synod Church student center while his father was studying for his bachelor…

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Pastor Dave Hoadley

Pastor Dave Hoadley is Zion’s current interim pastor, serving from April 2019 until shortly before we call the next associate pastor, which is expected to be later this year. Pastor Dave grew up in the Lutheran church and was confirmed…

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Diane Paulu

Diane has never been far from a Lutheran church home. Her earliest memories are the hymns and powerful pipe organ at her childhood church, First Lutheran in Duluth. I sang “Jeg Er So Glad Hver Julekveld” at six with the…

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One Common Thread

Marj has been a member of Zion for most of her life, attending Sunday school and then confirmation at Zion. When she and Mike married, they decided Zion would be home for their family. Our children were baptized and raised…

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Nick Sjolin

I am married to my beautiful wife Missy for going on four years. We have two lovely children: Colt, age 3, and Estella, 3 months. We live in Buffalo, MN. I believe strongly that the Lord will always provide us…

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