Senior Pastor Jacob LaBounty    (


Pastor Jacob has been the Senior Pastor at Zion since 2014 and before that, he was serving as the interim-youth Pastor at Zion. He is a graduate of Southwestern Michigan College, Indiana University and Bethel College. He loves to see people come to know Jesus Christ and to grow in maturity in the Lord. Pastor Jacob has a wonderful wife named Sarah and three girls and one boy.


Pastor Jacob enjoys spending time with his family, playing games with friends, and wasting time on the golf course.

Youth Pastor Aaron Grosse      (

Pastor Aaron was born and raised in New Paris, Indiana and grew up in a Christian family. He majored in Youth Ministry at Bethel College and is a published author. Pastor Aaron and his beautiful wife Kelli have been married since 2016. They have two adorable little beagles. Pastor Aaron has a passion for youth, leading them to Christ and discipling them as they grow.

Pastor Aaron has a special love for music and also enjoys carpentry, outdoors and being with the ones he loves.  

Secretary/Worship Director Michelle Troyer  (


Michelle grew up here at Zion Missionary Church and is now raising her family here. She has three wonderful children and a new baby coming in December and a great husband named Dylan. Michelle has been working at Zion since 2018 and has taken on the role of church secretary and worship leader. She is a graduate of Concord High School.

Michelle enjoys sleeping when her kids do not wake her up, strolling the aisles of the grocery store, tending to her backyard chicken farm, and spending quality time with her amazing family and friends. 

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