Delivering Connection

Missy was born in Romania, and grew up in a Romanian Orthodox family, although with limited organized church attendance. My parents chose to allow me to determine my own faith as I grew up. I see God everywhere in nature….

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Return to ZDC

Trevor lives just outside Buffalo on the family farm, next door to his grandparents. His parents are Kirk and Angela, and he has two sisters, Emily and Karin. Trevor is a Secondary Education student at the University of Minnesota Duluth,…

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Jim Bischoff

My wife, Mary and I have lived in Buffalo for 17 years. We raised our children here (Emily, Elizabeth, and Mike). Early in our marriage we had lived in South Minneapolis, and had belonged to a Catholic church there. When…

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Finding a Path

This summer’s Children, Youth, and Family Intern is Anna Monsrud, a member of Zion and a social work student. Her earliest memory of Zion is her family’s first Easter here. I remember it was so packed that we had to…

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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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