1732 S. Main Street Aberdeen SD 57401 - (605) 225-6755 -
Marcia Sylvester - Pastor

Pastor Marcia has served Zion as pastor since 2002. Away from the church, she enjoys spending time gardening, researching family history, traveling and reading.

Erin Heidelberger - Pastor

Pastor Erin is a recent Luther Seminary graduate and started her first call at Zion in March 2015. She likes to spend her time outside of the church hiking, biking, and traveling with her husband and 9-year-old daughter. You can find Erin on Facebook at

Donna Steckler – Office Manager

Donna has been office manager at Zion since 1989. Donna enjoys spending time attending her children’s sporting activities. She also enjoys traveling to warmer climates.

Sonya Kempf - Director of Music

Sonya has been involved with Music for the past 43 yrs. Currently, she serves as the Dir. of Music. Sonya loves to read, bake/cook, and travel.

Sue Gates – Assistant Director of Music

Sue joined the music staff at Zion in 1988 as its assistant director.  Reading, walking, knitting and biking occupy Sue’s spare moments.

Scott Geffre – Worship Band Coordinator
Jami Ringgenberg – Noah’s Park Preschool Director

Mrs. Jami serves as the Preschool Director. She loves incorporating science, cooking, art and music into preschool.  She is always finding new and exciting ideas to share with her students.

Art Ketterling - Maintenance

Art has been building and grounds maintenance at Zion for the past 9 ½ years. He has a passion for writing Christian children's books, gardening and working in his yard.