William Deng <br /> Dinka Lay Evangelist
William Deng

Dinka Lay Evangelist

Jesse Grant <br /> Maintenance Lead
Jesse Grant

Maintenance Lead

Sarah Lichty <br /> Business Manager <br /> Director of Mission
Sarah Lichty

Director of Mission

Tracy Schar <br /> Facilities Manager
Tracy Schar

Director of Operations

Pastor Rob Zahn
Pastor Rob Zahn

Directing Pastor

Amanda Bottoms <br /> Digital Communications
Amanda Bottoms

Digital Communications

Karla Dexter

Office Assistant

Jen Gruendler <br /> Youth & Young Adult Ministry
Jen Gruendler

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Kari MacIver <br /> Office Manager
Kari MacIver

Office Manager

Ralph Schornack <br /> Music Assistant
Ralph Schornack

Music Assistant

Shelley Cunningham <br /> Pastor
Shelley Cunningham


Bob Giere <br /> Music Associate <br />Choir Director
Bob Giere

Music Associate - Choir Director

Glenna Kalahar


Ruth Monson - Congregational Life Minister
Ruth Monson

Congregational Life Minister

Ashley Stortz <br /> Nursery Coordinator
Ashley Stortz

Nursery Coordinator

Janette Davis <br /> Children & Family <br /> Minister <br /> First Impressions <br /> Coordinator
Janette Davis

Children & Family Minister

Kristy Giere <br /> Music Minister
Kristy Giere

Music Minister

Julie Knowlton <br /> Communications <br />Director
Julie Knowlton

Communications Director

Tim Rotman <br /> Pastor
Tim Rotman

Interim Associate Pastor

Jeremy Stortz <br /> Director of Worship <br /> Technology <br / > Evening Facilities <br / > Manager
Jeremy Stortz

Sound and Livestream Technician

Evening Facilities Manager

Associate Pastor Call Committee

Dennis Dahlen (1)

Dennis Dahlen, Chair

Jenkins, Robert (2)

Bob Jenkins

Rettmann, Elizabeth (1)

Elizabeth Rettmann

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A lifelong member of Zumbro.

Attends John Marshall High School.

Enjoys dancing ballet, playing piano, playing clarinet in marching band, singing in Bella Voce, camping, and sewing.

Confirmed at Zumbro in 2021, VBS teacher, Faith Formation teaching assistant, and Zumbro Nursery volunteer.

Daughter of Dan and Maryam Rettmann. Elizabeth also has two sisters that she loves very much--one older and one younger.
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Mary Schoenbeck

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A 28-year member of Zumbro.

Assistant Principal at Century High School.

Enjoys gardening, reading, walking, and baking. Loves spending time at the family cabin on Deer Lake during the summer. It is a great place to relax and get together with family.

Sixth year on Church Council, member of Call Committee for Pastor Rob Zahn, Confirmation mentor, and Faith Formation teacher. "Zumbro has been my church home for many years, and I really enjoy being a member of this faith family."

Mother to Michael, who will be a senior at Concordia College in Moorhead, dog Kuma, and Snoop the Cat.

Sue Schwartz, Secretary

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A 23-year member of Zumbro.

Worked for Mayo Clinic for 21 years--currently a Senior Analyst in the Employee Benefits group.

Enjoys family time, gardening, travel, and exercising. Currently on the board of the SEMN Chapter of the American Red Cross, and a tree designer for the Hiawatha Homes Festival of Trees for 22 years.

Member of the Bel Canto Handbell Choir, Faith Formation teacher, coordinated VBS crafts, and have served as one of Zumbro's wedding coordinators for the past 20 years. "I am honored to be serving on this call committee, and excited to be a part of this important endeavor as we start the next chapter at ZLC!"

Wife to Scott Schwartz, and mother to Jake (19), Lily (18), and 4-year old yellow lab, Skye.

Andy Vig

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A 5-year member of Zumbro.

Entrepreneur/Software Engineer for a local travel/tech startup.

Enjoys home renovation projects, gardening, and piano.

Husband to Marissa, a Research Scientist for Mayo Clinic, and father to Julian (4) and Aurelia (3)--both growing fast and full of energy!
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Pastor Rob Zahn

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Zumbro's Directing Pastor since March 2022.

Concordia College grad (Go, Cobbers!), a huge Vikings fan, and a lover of movies....all of them.

Degree in Music--used for playing in a few bands and doing music for The Second City Comedy Club in Las Vegas.

Advanced degree in Theology--used as a pastor in Nevada, Wisconsin, Michigan, and now Minnesota. Also worked as a professor at Waldorf University.

Currently working on a doctoral degree in Semiotics, Church, and Culture from Portland Seminary.

Husband to Brenda and father to three daughters: Kjirsten, Ainsley, and Felicty. "The role I play that is most important to me is that of husband and father. I know that is cliché, but it really is true."