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Zion Church of Kurten is an Elder Led Congregational Church.  We are blessed with a fulltime Senior Pastor, our part-time music pastor and a part time administrative assistant.  We partner with the Evangelical Free Church of America who has a desire to build and multiply healthy churches among all peoples. 

Senior Pastor- Aubrey Rodgers
image1 (1)Aubrey joined the Zion Family in December of 2016. He began serving the Lord in 1987. Ministry experience includes Pulpit, Prison, Youth and Family, and Christian Education. He graduated from the College of Biblical Studies at Abilene Christian University with a degree in Bible in the fall of 1997. Aubrey and his wife Tami have been married since July 4th, 2009 and have 3 sons; Logan, Jordan, and Cody.

Music Pastor- Mark Bendiksen
Mark has been part of the Zion family since October of 2000, after spending ten years as the pianist of Grace Bible Church. A longtime resident of the Brazos Valley, he also works full-time as a software engineer for a local company. Mark and his wife Linda have been married for over twenty-five years and have been blessed with four children: Davey, Kenny, Maria and Evan.

Administrative Assistant- Kristen Eixmann
Kristen grew up attending Zion and started as Administrative Assistant in 2015. Her office hours are 9am - 12pm, Tuesday - Friday each week.

Board Of Elders - These are men selected by the congregation to lead the church, cast vision, shepherd, and guide the church according to the standards set forth in I Timothy and Titus.  (date of final year of service.  A * denotes second term)


Head Elder - Monty Dozier(2018)*
Secretary - Stan Ketchum(2019)*
Larry Thompson(2017)*
Doug Sinclair (2018)
Matt Ward (2018)
Paul Jenkins (2019)

Council (Deacons)

Chairperson - Ashley Brunson (2017)
Vice Chairperson - Jed Wells (2017)
Financial Secretary - Jordan Januse (2019)
Treasurer - Glen Bond (2018)
Facilities - Doug Anderson (2018)
Secretary - Barbara Vitulli (2019)

*Indicates serving in second term