Meet our team
Hello from the team at Zion Lutheran Church. Send us a message with any questions you may have?
John Streccius - Lead Pastor
Pastor John has served as Zion's Lead Pastor since 1999.
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Natasha Woitzel-Kolles - Associate Pastor
Pastor Natasha has served as the Associate Pastor at Zion since 2018.
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Chris Torgeson - Education Director
Chris joined the Zion team in 2008 as the Education Director.
Kortni Plorin - Youth Director
Kortni joined the Zion Lutheran Church team in 2018 as the Youth Director (grades 6th-12th).
Karen Olson - Office Administrator
Karen has served as Zion's Office Administrator since 2016.
Melody Sundbakken - Administrative Assistant
Melody has served Zion since 2017 starting as a part-time Education Assistant and is now Zion's full-time Administrative Assistant.
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.
Brian White - Music Director
Brian has served as Zion's Music Director since 2019.
Mary Lauinger - Bookkeeper
Mary is a new addition to our team. She started in March 2021 as our Bookkeeper.