Pastor Aaron M. Filipek
Pastor Aaron M. Filipek was installed as Pastor of Zion Lutheran Church December 2, 2018. He previously served as Associate Pastor of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, Olathe, KS and Pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, Newton, KS.
He received his BS in Music Education from Minot (ND) State University, and went on to complete his Pastoral education at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. He was ordained into the Holy Ministry in July, 2006.
Pastor Filipek and his wife Amy have been blessed with three children: Ella, Caleb, and Andrew. Pastor Filipek enjoys being a husband, father, pastor, and spending time with his family. His hobbies include music (drum set and percussion), riding motorcycle, reading, and spending time outdoors (hunting, fishing, camping, etc.).
Tana McKenna, Parish Assistant
Tana McKenna has been the Parish Assistant at Zion Lutheran church since June 2014. She has also held the positions of full time mom, daycare provider, chef, and para- educator at North Sargent Elementary School. She is also currently working with Higher Things, Inc. as the Logistics Assistant and Retreat Coordinator, Daring the Youth of our church to be Lutheran!
Tana received her undergraduate degree in Religion and Classical Studies from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN.
Tana and her husband Brian are the proud parents of two sons, Michael and Brady. She enjoys watching her boys play baseball, spending time at their lake place, fishing, gardening, cooking for those hungry boys, and relaxing in the sunshine with a good book.