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Our Team

Say hello to the team at Zion Lutheran Church!

Meet our team

Hello from the team at Zion Lutheran Church. Send us a message with any questions you may have.

Elaine Sveet- Senior Pastor

Pastor Elaine joined our team in January of 2023.

Contact Pastor Elaine

Phone: 701-771-7906


Natasha Woitzel-Kolles - Associate Pastor

Pastor Natasha has served as the Associate Pastor at Zion since 2018.

Contact Pastor Natasha

Phone: 701-230-1632


Chris Torgeson - Education Director

Chris joined the Zion team in 2008 as the Education Director.

Contact Chris

Phone: 701-852-1872


Kortni Plorin - Youth Director

Kortni joined the Zion Lutheran Church team in 2018 as the Youth Director (grades 6th-12th).

Contact Kortni

Phone: 701-852-1872


Jennifer Barta - Operations Director

Jen has been with Zion since July 2022 as Operations Director.

Contact Jen

Phone: 701-852-1872


Crystal Larson - Office Administrator

Crystal has been with Zion since October 2022 as Office Administrator.

Contact Crystal

Phone: 701-852-1872


Eric Burckhard - Custodian & Production Technician

Eric has served Zion since 2014 as the Custodian (jack of all trades & master of most). In 2020, live-streaming services and events along with recorded video became another important role he plays.

Contact Eric

Phone: 701-852-1872