Leadership and Staff

Where to Turn for Religious Guidance

The commitment of the staff and leadership at Zion Lutheran Church is at the heart of what makes us a living, thriving church. They are dedicated to serving the community and strengthening the impact of our church on people’s lives.


Rev. Roger Fears


Pastor Roger was born and raised in southern Iowa. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Heather, and three kids-Ty, Addison, and Sawyer. Pastor Roger holds a Bachelor's Degree in religion from Grand View University, Des Moines, IA and a Master of Divinity Degree from Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, IA.


Sara Larson

Vicar (pastoral intern student)

Vicar Sara loves to meet new people, travel, and share God’s message of love.   Prior to the call to seminary she worked as a Guardian ad Litem in the court system, advocating for abused and neglected children. Vicar Sara is working on obtaining her Master of Divinity Degree at Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, IA, as part of the Collaborative Learning Program.

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