Pastor Chris Hagen is the Interim Senior Pastor for Zion until the next senior pastor is called. Pastor Chris grew up in Glenwood City, Wisconsin, attended St. Olaf College and Luther Seminary. He also received a Masters in Nonprofit Management from Eastern University and a Doctor of Ministry in Congregational Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary. He has served congregations in Minnesota, Chicago, Baltimore, Delaware and Pennsylvania. He was a lay missionary in Senegal, Africa and went on two mission trips to Haiti. He also volunteered at two state prisons in Pennsylvania.
Pastor Chris’ wife, Ann Brearley, is a biostatistician for the Office of Clinical Research at the University of Minnesota. Their children are Rachel (13 yrs. old) and Hannah (10 yrs. old) They have a dog, two rabbits, two guinea pigs, two gerbils, a finch and several goldfish. They live in Plymouth.
Please welcome Pastor Chris and let him know your thoughts or concerns. His email is chagen(at)zionbuffalo.org or you may call him at the church office, 763-682-1245.