The Reverend Reed Stockman was installed as the new Pastor at Zion Lutheran Church in Morris, MN on September 30 during an afternoon Service. He has been serving the Lord as a pastor for 32 years. Pastor’s wife, Jan, who has Multiple Sclerosis has been an inspiration to him and has always maintained a positive attitude in spite of her condition. Pastor Stockman and Jan have one son, Dillon, who is 27 and lives in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. .
Pastor Stockman graduated from Benson Sr. High School and received his Master degree in religion from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri. He served congregations within the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod in Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa and now is happy to be back in Minnesota. Pastor Stockman has some interesting hobbies. He wrote a book on antique fishing lures entitled The Paw Paw Bait Company-A Value and Identification Guide. Pastor enjoys the great creation God made including hunting and fishing. He is a collector of antique fishing tackle. Working with his hands – something the Bible often talks about – he has built a wood strip canoe out of cedar and weaved the cane on the seats. He also has a love for working on old cars. Pastor Stockman has built a 1935 Ford Coupe Street Rod and he is currently restoring a 1953 F-100. He welcomes new friends to stop by and share their interest in these hobbies.
Pastor Stockman invites all to come to Zion, 315 S Columbia, Morris for church services every Sunday at 9:00am. His sermon’s are Biblically based and are filled with stories that are relevant to today’s local and current events.