Zion Lutheran Church
439 3rd Avenue South, Clinton, Iowa 52732 (563)242-7391
Rev. Mark S. Luepke, Pastor
Pastor Mark has served as the pastor of Zion since February of 2018. Having grown up in Sheldon, Iowa, and having graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls and Wartburg Theological Seminary in Dubuque, he is enjoying being back in Iowa after serving three congregations in the state of Illinois for almost 35 years.
He and his wife, Nancy, have been married since 1980 and are parents of a son, a daughter, and three grandchildren – all who live in the state of Iowa.
Pastor Mark has a passion for leading worship, preaching, working with, teaching, and relating to people – especially children and young people. He looks forward to meeting you!
Amanda Deuermeyer, Office Administrator
Amanda Deuermeyer was born and raised in Clinton, Iowa. She is a graduate of Clinton High School.
In her off time Amanda enjoys being involved with programs that help those in need in her community, spending time with her daughter, and reading anything she can get her hands on.
Kelly Bork, Director of Zion Childcare Preschool
Kelly Bork was born and raised in Clinton, Iowa. She is 1994 graduate of Mater Dei High School.
Kelly started with Zion Child Care Preschool in 1997 as a child care teacher while attending Clinton Community College. She graduated in 1999 from CCC with her Associates of Arts Degree. She took quite a few courses at the college in early childhood and elementary education for her electives.
In October of 2001, Kelly became the Assistant Director and in July of 2008, she took over as the Director. Kelly and her husband Ray were married in 1999. They have two children together named Morgan and Landon and Ray has 3 adult children.
Kelly truly enjoys working with the staff, children and their families here at Zion. She feels so blessed to have been able to work with such great people over the years and cannot imagine doing anything else.
Donica Vonderohe, Staff Musician