ZOLONDEK CALLED TO SERVE CHURCHES IN MINOT, GRANVILLE The Rev. Jessica Zolondek, an ordained Presbyterian minister with dual standing in the United Church of Christ, has been called to serve as pastor of Congregational United Church of Christ, Minot, and Hope Congregational Church, Granville.
She spent her childhood in Florida and Louisiana and transplanted to North Dakota after graduating seminary. She is married to Frank Zolondek, who is in agriculture, and she has two children, Gabriel and Julia.
Zolondek has a bachelor’s degree in English education from the University of Florida. She graduated from Columbia Theological Seminary with a masters in divinity in 2005 and is currently working on a doctorate of ministry in Christian spirituality.
She has served parishes in Buffalo and Tower City and has worked as a chaplain in various settings, including Trinity Hospital in Minot for the past three years.
DATE SET FOR RUMMAGE SALE AT BETHANY LUTHERAN CHURCH ?The annual rummage sale at Bethany Lutheran Church, 215-3rd Ave. SE, will be May 4 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the activity room of the church.
Many items will be sold for 50 cents.
MISSIONARY TO SPEAK IN AREA CHURCHES ABOUT CHILDREN’S MINISTRY, MISSION WORK Joe Boway, an African-born missionary who grew up in the jungle, will give presentations on Liberian Children’s Ministry and mission work in rural Liberia in area churches next week.
The ministry works with 12 schools that serve more than 3,000 students in Liberia, a country that is still recovering from a 14-year civil war.
His presentations will be Tuesday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. in Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bottineau, on Wednesday, May 1, at 7 p.m., in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 200 E. Burdick Expressway, Minot, and on Tuesday, May 2 at 7 p.m., in Our Savior Lutheran Church, 3705-11th St. SW, Minot.
Boway, who was born in Liberia, now resides in Fort Wayne, Ind. He serves as head of Liberian Children’s Ministry. His ministry provides children with an opportunity to attend school and hear about Scripture. Boway has also served as a Bible translator.
TIOGA LUTHERAN WOMEN TO HOST ANNUAL TEA ON MAY 5 The Women of First Lutheran Church, Tioga, will host their annual Old-Fashioned Ladies Aid Tea May 5, beginning at 2 p.m., in the church fellowship hall.
Joy Sparks, of Tioga, will be the guest speaker.
The event will include fellowship and a lunch. Guests are encouraged to bring old photos to share.
MOTHERS, OTHERS POTLUCK LUNCHEON TO BE HELD MAY 4 IN FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH The annual Mothers and Others Potluck Salad Luncheon will be held May 4 at 11:30 a.m. in First Lutheran Church, 120-5th Ave. NW, Minot.
Marcella Nelson, of Minot, will present a program titled, “Sing the Cows Home.”
Women are asked to bring a salad to share during the potluck luncheon.