Lutefisk: A Zion Tradition

Deb and I have been members at Zion for over 38 years. During our time here, we have witnessed and been part of several traditions. One that we knew about but never were involved in was the annual Lutefisk Dinner….

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Harvest of Hands is Making a Difference

I am retired from a job I absolutely loved, so of course I miss it (a little), but I also love the freedom of no schedule and time to travel. Zion has been a part of my family for 45…

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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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