Staff & Leadership

​Sarah Kerkes

Pastor (click to email)
651-257-2713 ext. 102

Pastor Sarah is a Minnesota native who went to college at UW-River Falls, then she went even further east to the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. She spent her first 16 years of ministry in the Southeastern Iowa Synod, then 10 years in Superior, Wisconsin. Pastor Sarah started serving Zion in June, 2018. Husband Chris is a chef at Hazeldon-Betty Ford Clinic. She also has 2 children in college (MSUM and UW-Eau Claire) and one who is a senior at Chisago Lakes. In her free time Sarah enjoys fishing, gardening, reading, knitting, sewing and writing poetry. Pastor Sarah brings wide experience, deep compassion and a healthy sense of humor to all that she does.

Joy Sietsema

Office Administrator (click to email)
651-257-2713 ext. 101

Deb Hoffmeister

Finance Officer (click to email)
651-257-2713 ext. 103

Anne Thomsen

Sunday School Coordinator

Todd Freeman

Youth Director

Vicki Mickelsen

Parish Nurse

Joy Sietsema

Organist &
Handbell Director

Julie Lauritzen

Accompanist

John Hawkinson

Cemetery

Chet Garness

Cemetery 

Dexter Bylander

Custodian

Council Members

Danny Eby

President
Mutual Ministry

Carl Thomsen

Property

Barb Garness

Hospitality

Kris Skoog

Finance
Human Resources

Corrine Mix

Missions

Karen Pavel

Shepherding

Mary Redgrave

Stewardship

 Laura Freeman

Worship & Music

Trudy Marten

Christian Education

Glade Sietsema

Technology

Jim Green

Human Resources
Outreach