Our Historical and Current Senior Pastors– Image 1 of 6 Loading 0 of # images Father Schatz The Rev. Fr. Christian F. Schatz served as Zion's first pastor from 1882-1914. Father Lussky The Rev. Fr. Walter E. Lussky served as Zion's second pastor from 1915-1939. Father Runge The Rev. Fr. Kenneth E. Runge served as Zion's third pastor from 1939-1974. Father Evans The Rev. Fr. Gene Evans served as Zion's fourth pastor from 1975-1995. Father Fenton The Rev. Fr. John W. Fenton served as Zion's fifth pastor from 1995-2006. Father Braden The Rev. Fr. Mark P. Braden is Zion's sixth pastor, and was installed in 2009.