About Us

Zion Lutheran School has been serving the Lincoln community by proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and providing quality religious instruction and academic programs since 1975!

​Zion Lutheran School offers PS/PK through 8th grade.

​Mrs. Sara Sielaff

  • Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten

  • Concordia University Chicago

  • Romans 8:28

  • I have 3 cats and love tigers!

Miss Katy Outlaw

  • Kindergarten

  • 1st & 2nd Grade Science, Social Studies, and Handwriting

  • Kansas State University

  • John 16:33

  • I am certified to teach both Zumba and Pound Fitness. I also have 2 kittens!

Mrs. Diane Hunsley

  • 1st & 2nd Grade

  • Concordia University Chicago

  • Jeremiah 29:11

  • I can play the piano, clarinet, and guitar!

Mrs. Sarah Puls

  • 3rd & 4th Grade

  • 7th & 8th Grade Math

  • Benedictine University

  • Ephesians 2:8

  • I have been a part of a magazine photo shoot and was pictured and quoted in the article about farming practices!

​Mrs. Kate Van Slett

  • 5th & 6th Grade

  • 7th & 8th Grade Science & PE

  • 3rd & 4th Grade Math

  • Concordia University Wisconsin

  • Psalm 46:1

  • I love frogs!

Mrs. Brittany Witkowski

  • 7th & 8th Grade

  • 5th & 6th Grade ELA & Social Studies

  • 1st & 2nd Grade English

  • Illinois State University

  • Psalm 103:8

  • If I wasn't a teacher, I would want to be a writer.

Pastor Mark Thompson

  • 7th & 8th Grade Religion

  • Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO

  • Greenville College

Mrs. Jodie Merritt

  • Administrative Assistant

  • Lincoln Christian University

  • Colossians 3:23

Mrs. Audra Turley

  • Teacher's Aide

Mrs. Claire Harris

  • Early Arrival Supervisor

Parochial School Board

The Zion Lutheran Parochial School Board is charged with representing Zion Lutheran Church, with support from Faith Lutheran Church, in order to ensure that the mission of Zion Lutheran School is supported and carried out for the benefit of all students, staff, and families. The school board may be contacted via email at zlsboard@zls-lincoln.org.

Parochial School Board Members

John Klemm - President

Elizabeth Wrage - Vice President

Denise Farnam - Secretary

Ron Harmsen - Zion Lutheran Church Elder Representative

Mark Hunsley - Zion Lutheran Church Congregation President

Chelsie Campbell - Faith Lutheran Church Representative

Pastor Mark Thompson

Crystal Beatty

Jason Glenn

Pam Fuiten