Sherilyn Burgdorf

Shared Ministry Director

Sherilyn’s duties include planning worship, coordinating music and arts, and coordinating volunteers. She is also the director of handbells.


Sherilyn@ZionBuffalo.org 763.682.1245 ext. 108

  • Shared Ministry

    One year ago I started thinking about how Zion volunteers would re-enter all of Zion’s ministries after the COVID year. I realized that my job at Zion could be easily split between a shared ministry coordinator and a worship coordinator. The church council approved the plan in October 2020 and I’m thrilled that Kim Haggen is working with us as Zion’s shared ministry coordinator. She brings a wealth of gifts to this job and has experience working with volunteers and ...
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  • Council Update 2020.10

    Significant decisions at the previous two Church Council meetings are leading to an important congregational decision at the upcoming annual congregational meeting on Sunday, December 6. First, at the August meeting, the council authorized the hiring of a Youth Director. Then, at the September meeting, the church council approved a motion that the congregation decide if the search for a Pastor of Congregational Life should continue or not. The congregation will vote on December 6th to continue the search as ...
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How I came to be involved with Zion… The first worship service for me was the last worship service in the downtown church building before the building project in 1989. I began volunteering to pack boxes during the move, continued as a committee member, and in 1992 became the first Shared Ministry Coordinator at Zion

My favorite Bible verse… Deuteronomy 6:4-7

My family… is small in number but contains very important people in my life!

When I’m not at Zion, you can find me… Any place there’s music to perform or hear: grade school band concerts, middle school recitals, high school concerts, in the pit for theater productions, on the road to a concert/recital/play in the Twin Cities, behind a handbell table in a handbell ensemble, near a piano or at least in range of a CD player.

Something you might not know about me is . . . I love to find great bargains.

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