---Ministry Team
 
GUY ROBERTS
SENIOR PASTOR
218-850-1239
 
Pastor Guy teaches, guides and cares for the congregation of Zion. He leads worship services, Confirmation Education, ministry events and Adult Bible Study, the Ministry Team, among countless other responsibilities. Prior to Zion, Pastor Guy has worked as a youth minister, at Christian camps and as a pastor at St. John’s in West Bend, WI. Pastor Guy holds a theology degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, MO. Pastor Guy is married to Emily Roberts, and they have two sons together; Zane & Jaxon.
 
BRUCE NOENNIG
PASTOR OF CONGREGATIONAL CARE
701-388-4740
 
Pastor Bruce is the Pastor of Congregational Care at Zion. He cares for members of Zion and trains individuals to care for others. He also leads worship services and Bible Class. Pastor Bruce and his wife, Gwen, have served 6 different congregations during the last 45 years. Most recently, he served as Senior Pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Moorhead, MN. 
 
DAN ABRAHAMS
VISITATION PASTOR
 
Pastor Dan provides care for congregants who are ill or home-bound. He also leads adult bible studies at Zion and ministers to congregations in the region. Pastor Dan has 50 years of experience in Pastoral Ministry in a Parish setting. He served as Senior Pastor at Zion from 1990 until 2009. He continues to care for many of Zion’s members. Pastor Dan is married to June Abrahams.
 
SARAH CIGELSKE
MINISTRY COORDINATOR
 
Hi! I manage congregational communications, coordinate ministry events for Zion and community outreach, maintain our Facebook page, YouTube channel and our website, lead our Tech Team during Sunday morning worship services, oversee the welcoming of new members into the congregation, and many other tasks at Zion. I attended MSCTC for a Paralegal degree, have experience in management, and have been blessed to work for Zion for the past 3 years. My little family consists of my daughter Rayna, our dog Stoick, & our cat Toothless.
 
KATELYN HAARSTICK
MINISTRY ASSISTANT/
SUNDAY SCHOOL COORDINATOR
 
Katelyn assists in the daily operations at Zion. You will often see her friendly face at the front desk in the office. She uses her gifts to support the Zion staff and ministry action teams in countless ways. Katelyn has a degree in Communication from the University of Minnesota-Crookston. She is married to Thomas Haarstick and they have two beautiful children together.
 
LORI WEISS
FACILITIES MANAGER
CONTACT: 218-847-7630
 
Lori manages and cares for the facilities and grounds of Zion. She builds, repairs, cleans, and installs. Lori stewards the spaces we call our church home. Her best tool: her work ethic. Lori grew up working on her family’s farm in Iowa. She holds many life experiences involving care and maintenance. For the last 15 years, she has managed and cared for the Zion property. Lori is married to Michael Weiss and they have two grown children; Matthew and Andrea, and one grandchild; Teddy. 
 
DEANNA NOEL
BUSINESS MANAGER
218-847-7630
 
Deanna manages the accounting, budgets, payroll, personnel and congregational records and operational policies. Prior to accepting the Business Manager position at Zion, Deanna served as the Director of Finance and Administration for several non-profit organizations including the American Red Cross, North Dakota Autism Center and the United Way of Cass Clay. 
 
MARK GLAWE
HEAD USHER
CONTACT: 218-841-1518
 
Mark prepares Zion for worship. He enables access into Zion, powers on equipment and sets documents for use. He recruits and leads Usher Teams who serve during the worship service. Mark is a lifetime member of Zion. He has served as an usher, Elder, and substitute Sunday School teacher. Mark is a farmer and shares the many similarities of church life and life on the farm. Mark is married to Julie Glawe. They have 2 children; Daniel & Ashley, and 6 grandchildren.
 
DAVID CHRISTEN
HEAD USHER
CONTACT: 218-841-2498
 
David prepares Zion for worship. He enables access into Zion, powers on equipment and sets documents for use. He recruits and leads Usher Teams who serve during the worship service. David has many years experience in ushering and volunteering at his church. He also worked with veterans and as an assistant for the night shift supervisor at the Pepsi Cola company. Dave is married to Tony Christen.
 
ABIGAIL EIFEALDT
YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR
 
Abby plans gatherings, social events and trips for Zion youth and their families. She also teaches Sunday School for the 9th-12th grade students at Zion and assists with Confirmation education. Abby served on the Zion Youth Board for 2 years. She has much experience as a youth leader in 4-H. Abby was a MN State 4-H Ambassador and led small groups and planned youth camps.
---About us
 
 BELIEFS & AFFILIATION
Zion Lutheran Church LCMS of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is a confessional evangelical lutheran church. Its beliefs are centered on God’s Word and the theology and doctrine of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod LCMS. Click here to view this doctrine and these beliefs.
 
Zion Lutheran Church of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is affiliated as a member church of Lutheran Church Missouri Synod www.lcms.org and of the Minnesota North District of the Lutheran Church Missouri www.mnn.lcms.org. Please visit these respective sites for more information.
 
MISSION
The mission of Zion is to equip all people through God’s Word and Sacraments to be disciples (believers, learners, followers and sharers) of Christ.
 
VISION
Discipleship As Life = We live as disciples of Jesus at home, community and church. Following Jesus (being a disciple) is not PART of life, it IS life. We view it AS life.