ZED Talks



Fireside Room

Zumbro’s Adult Forum stimulates the mind, engages the heart, and challenges people to grow in their understanding of important topics in our lives and the life of faith.

Watch past Adult Forums online here.

September 9

Lessons Learned from a Month in Tanzania
Presenter: Pastor Lisa Kipp
Earlier this summer Pastor Lisa spent one month of her sabbatical traveling around Tanzania and visiting our mission partners at Iambi Lutheran Hospital. Today she will share lessons learned from her time in Africa. She’ll also share updates about the exciting ways God is at work at Iambi Lutheran Hospital.

September 16

The Impact of Short-Term Mission Trips on Faith and Life
Presenter: Pastor Lisa Kipp
For years Zumbro has been sending youth and adults out into the world on short-term mission trips. What kind of impact do these trips have on participants and those being served? And is it all good? Come to hear about what Pastor Lisa learned from her research, including information gleaned from an extensive survey responded to by over 130 former Zumbro trip participants.

September 23

Is this Another Bonhoeffer Moment?
Presenter: Dr. Lori Hale, Augsburg College

September 30

Mayo Clinic: Today and Tomorrow
Presenter: Chris Gade, Mayo Clinic