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On October 6, 2019 we launched the Our Church, Our Future campaign. This campaign provides support to keep Zumbro a vibrant and growing presence in our community. The campaign consists of two focuses: Our annual stewardship appeal for 2020. These are funds enables us to keep the lights on, support the staff, and engage in…

The Way Things Look From Here – October 2019

These are exciting times at Zumbro. With all that’s going on, you might be finding it hard to keep up with the details. Let me try to be of help. On October 6 we are launching the Our Church, Our Future campaign. This campaign will provide support to keep Zumbro a vibrant and growing presence…

The Way Things Look From Here – August 2019

We gathered as a congregation on Sunday, May 19, for a specially-called meeting. After months and months of deliberation – years, actually – and after any number of conversations about the condition of our building, we finally were ready to make some decisions. The Building Leadership Team, along with several workgroups, had highlighted the core…

Pastor Lisa’s Medical Leave

Dear People of Zumbro, You may be aware that I’ve had a herniated disc in my cervical spine since August. I’ve tried a variety of conservative treatment approaches, including physical therapy and cortisone injections. Unfortunately, these approaches have been unsuccessful in fully relieving the pain I’m experiencing in my neck and subsequent nerve pain in…

Pilgrimage to Iambi Hospital

by Pastor Lisa Kipp This month a team of six from Zumbro will set forth on our congregation’s annual pilgrimage to visit our mission partners at Iambi Lutheran Hospital in central Tanzania. Each member of this group was a part of our visiting team last year and will be returning with specific roles to fill…

Another Bazaar Success

On Saturday, Dec. 1, 2019, we once again joined together as a congregation to present a traditional event to the greater Rochester community. Organized by the Zumbro Women of the ELCA (ZWELCA), but supported by volunteers from the entire congregation, our day of honoring our Scandinavian traditions, and celebrating as a faith community is now…