Our Story

Zion Lutheran Church was organized on October 4, 1945.  The present property was purchase in 1946 and a temporary basement structure was built.  The present church building was dedicated in 1961.  The education wing was added in 1988.

Our Pastors

Zion has been served by five pastors

  • Rev. Herbert Bussman¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (1946-1970)
  • Rev. Ronald Jansen¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (1970-1978)
  • Dr. James Heining¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (1979-1994)
  • Rev. Paul Aldrich¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (1994-2006)
  • Rev. Joel Vano¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (2007-2014)
     

Our DCE's

In various years since 1976 the congregation has had a full-time Director of Christian Education serving alongside our pastor and members to lead us in Christian Education:

  • Mrs. Janae Clausen¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (1976-1979)
  • Mr. John Grohs¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (1980-1984)
  • Mr. Curt Green¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (1985-1988)
  • Mr. Tim Stroming¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†(1988-2000)
  • Mr. Kody Dougan¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†(2008-2009)
  • Mr. David Coulson¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† (2010-2012)

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