Angela Bengtson

Communications & Membership

Angela’s duties include managing Zion’s website, editing the monthly newsletter, maintaining the member database, managing social media, and graphic design. 763.682.1245 ext. 104

  • Sharing Stories

    I grew up in the Uniting Church of Australia, which was formed in 1977 by the merger of the Methodist and Presbyterian denominations. Although my parents and most of their friends weren’t church attenders, my brother and I (and most of our childhood friends) attended Sunday school every week in the former school house and the meeting hall near our small town church. Our church didn’t have a confirmation program or a youth group, but after finishing Sunday school in ... more
  • A Facebook Note

    Chatting with a group of Zion members, a post on Zion’s Facebook page came up in conversation. “I like the Zion page,” said one friend “why didn’t I see that?” She isn’t alone. Zion’s page has about 850 fans. Just over 700 of those are online in a given day but a typical post will be shown to 200-300 of those users … meaning up to 500 Facebook users who have ‘liked’ Zion’s page, aren’t seeing Zion’s posts at all. Here’s why ... more

Started working at Zion in … 2001

Favorite thing about working at Zion … my coworkers

My family … Kirk and I were married at Zion in 1991 and have three grown children; Emily, Trevor and Karin. We live on the family farm just a couple of miles from Zion.

When I’m not at Zion, you can find me … doing something crafty, researching genealogy, or volunteering with LGBTQ ally organizations

Something you might not know about me is … My four years of school after 12th grade didn’t add up to any kind of degree and included a year as a Rotary Exchange Student (here in Buffalo), and an odd assortment of college and other classes including architecture, bartending & waitressing, general studies, farm management, and medical secretary (in Australia and at Willmar Tech).

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