Our Staff

The "Our Staff" is a page that puts faces with names.


William E. Maki

William E. Maki

Pastor Bill has served as Pastor of Zion since October 5, 2004.  Pastor Bill celebrated his 15th anniversary as Pastor of Zion in October 2019 and celebrated his 20th Ordination Anniversary in June 2019. 

Office Assistant

 Ann Maki

Ann M. Maki

Ann has served as Office Assistant since September 2001.  Ann celebrated her twentieth anniversary as Office Assistant in September 2021.

Director of Board of Parish Education

Mindy Thiebeau

Mindy Thiebeau

Mindy has served as Director of the Board of Parish Education since January 2011.  Mindy celebrated her tenth anniversary as Director of the Board of Parish Education in January 2021.

Sunday Organist

Merilee Miller

Merilee has served as Organist of Zion since May 2012.  Merilee celebrated her fifth anniversary as organist on June 18, 2017.

Office Manager

Kathy Bishir

kathleen S. Bishir

Kathy has served at Zion as Secretary/Office Manager since December 1983.  She has served for 25 years as an AIM in the ELCA and now serves as an Church Support Staff in the NALC for 10 years in 2020.   Kathy  celebrated her 35 years, December 2018, as Secretary/Office Manager.  Kathy was the Treasurer for the North West Ohio Mission District of the NALC, from May 2017--May 2023.   Kathy has celebrated her 40 years as Secretary/Office Manager in December 2023.


Emily Meinerding


 Emily Meinerding has served as  custodian since October 2018.