Welcome to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church!

A Message from Our Interim Pastor

Greetings in the name of Jesus!  I am appointed by the Bishop of the Florida-Bahamas Synod to serve as a "bridge" to the path and leadership God is providing.  I look forward to preparing with you for what the Lord God has planned for our ministry and the mission of Zion.  


A little bit about me:  I have been a pastor of the Lutheran Church in America since 1985, which became part of the ELCA.  I grew up in Minnesota, attending Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter and Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary in St. Paul.  I have served as a chaplain for two VA Medical Centers in Minnesota, a spiritual care counselor at Hazelden in Center City, MN and Naples, FL as well as a pastor in Worthington and St. Cloud, MN and Lake Park, FL. I have also been an interim pastor in Pompano Beach, Palm City, and Palmetto Bay, FL.  Currently, I work full-time as a Family Counselor at Hanley Center at Origins in West Palm Beach.  I will be at Zion on a part-time basis.  Hours and other information will be available in the near future.


May God bless us as we journey together!


Pastor David E. Potter

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