Our Church Leadership

Executive Team

The Executive Team, made up of the Church President, Vice President, Finance Director, and the Pastor, works with the Council to develop and support congregational leadership, act as liaison between the congregation and the Southeast Michigan Synod, as well as the ELCA and the community at large.


Council President: Kirk Hedding  heddingk@gmail.com

Council Vice President: Ryan Cumming  ryanpcumming@gmail.com

Financial Director: Laurie McCalla  llmccalla@gmail.com



Church Council

The Council is made up of the Executive Committee and the chairs of our various Ministry Teams. The Council meets monthly and is responsible for the general oversight of the life and activities of this congregation from worship and finance to forming faith. All is accomplished under the guidance and eye of our Lord, in accordance with God’s Word and the faith and practice of the ELCA.


Zion's 2020 Council includes:

Business Management – Laurie McCalla

Communications  Position open

Evangelism/Membership – Kay Heller

Faith Formation (including youth) – Debbie Colesa

Fellowship – Barb and Trent Satterthwaite

Property – Bill Van Riper

Social Concerns – Lori Marcoux

Stewardship – Position open

Worship/Music – Kim Mahrle


Contact the church office for individual emails at zionchelsea@yahoo.com.


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