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Tamara Wuollet

Tamara was elected to the Zion Council in 2022 to serve 2023-2025. Konrad and I have been married fourteen years. We have two daughters, Taylor (13) and Lexi (11). Our dog is Coco, and he brings so much joy to our lives. Konrad works construction as a hardwood floor specialist. In his line of work he refinishes, installs, and designs hardwood floors. Taylor is in 8th grade and Lexi is in 6th grade at Buffalo Community Middle School. Taylor is

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Andy Kohls

Andy was elected to the Zion Council in 2022 to serve 2023-2025. All Church Council Members Dale Schmidt Tamara Wuollet Andy Kohls Cheryl Bohnen Josie LaFave Deb Rude Kris Harlan Chuck Zumbusch Joan Halderson Ashley Mattson Mary Mahlberg Amy Intrieri Email the Council

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Cheryl Bohnen

Cheryl was elected to the Zion Council in 2022 to serve 2023-2025. All Church Council Members Email the Council

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Josie LaFave

Josie was elected to the Zion Council in 2022 to serve 2023-2025. Getting To Know Your Zion Volunteers Josie LaFave is an amazing volunteer at Zion! She has served with Wednesday Night Suppers, and the Transition Team, and is currently active as part of a Welcome Crew, lector, Meals on Wheels, on the Call Committee for our next Senior Pastor, and is excited to re-join the Global Missions Committee after a two-year absence.Josie loves to be a team player and

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Deb Rude

My name is Deb Rude. My husband, Keith, and I have been married for 50 years. We have lived in the same house just south of Buffalo for 44 years, where we raised our three daughters, Karen, Kathy, and Becky. I grew up on a farm near Young America. My dad was a farmer and a rural mail carrier, my mom was an RN & farmer’s wife (which as many of you know is a career of its own!). I

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Chuck Zumbusch

Chuck Zumbusch is serving in his second year of three and was initially elected to the Zion Council in 2022. He also serves on the Stewardship Committee, and has previously supported the last Capital Campaign, Finance Committee, and helped with the annual external review of the books and records testing and attestation work.        He is married to Tammy, who is a lifelong member of Zion. Together we try to raise 5 kids ranging in age from 11-22

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Joan Halderson

Entering my second year on Zion’s Church Council, and a second year on the Executive Committee as treasurer, I am thankful for a faith journey that includes the capable people I serve with. It is all a learning experience! I am especially proud of my seven grandchildren (ages 15 to 26) and their own church involvement, whether that be mentoring, teaching, or camp counseling. Living in a small rural South Dakota town from birth to high school graduation, Sundays were

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Ashley Mattson

Ashley Mattson lives near Northwinds Elementary in Buffalo and is one of the owners of Buffalo Companion Animal Clinic. Her favorite Bible verse is John 3:16: For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. The church is for all believers in Jesus. I believe all are welcome and all are worthy. Before joining Zion, Ashley was a member of St. Mary’s

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Jim Bischoff

My wife, Mary and I have lived in Buffalo for 17 years. We raised our children here (Emily, Elizabeth, and Mike). Early in our marriage we had lived in South Minneapolis, and had belonged to a Catholic church there. When we first moved to Buffalo, we joined St. Francis parish. But our eldest child shared a locker with Amanda Burgdorf, and the rest, as they say, was history. We met and became friends with Sherilyn and Andy, and haven’t looked

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