Ingrid Fath Wengert, Pastor

Pastor Ingrid Wengert has served as pastor since November, 2018.  She has a B.S. in Business from Arizona State University and an M.Div from the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.

Her first call as associate pastor was to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Marlton, NJ for 4 years, her second call as pastor was to St. Paul’s Teaneck, NJ for 4, and her third call as pastor was to St. Matthew, Moorestown for almost 13 years.

She served the NJ Synod as chair of the Burlington-Camden Mission Cluster and Dean for the Delaware Mission District for six years, and now serves on Synod Council and also on the Immigration Task Group.

Outside of work, Ingrid enjoys hosting dinners, hiking, gardening, traveling, estate sale shopping and listening to podcasts (especially on design, science & history). She is married to Timothy J. Wengert, who retired from teaching Reformation History at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.  They are doting grandparents to twin girls.

Marilyn Hibler, Music Director

Marilyn Hibler grew up in Berlin, New York.  She graduated from Syracuse University with a B.A. in Music Education and served elementary schools in Elizabeth and Long Valley, New Jersey.  Fun fact:  She attended University of Michigan’s Interlochen Music Camp in Traverse City during her high school years.

She has served as Choir Director and organist at Zion since 1969 with a couple of years off to raise children.  Now, she has five grown children and nine grandchildren and she enjoys many things including antiques, knitting, crocheting and doing puzzles.

Sarah Scudese, Parish Secretary

Sarah was born in Norwich, England and came to the United States to work with Thoroughbred race horses. She has also held administrative positions with the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation and as bookkeeper for various Thoroughbred trainers.  Fun fact: She rode a horse that finished 3rd in the Kentucky Derby.

She married into the Scudese Family, who have been members of Zion for over 50 years.

When not watching her son’s baseball games, she is working on the family farm or reading a good murder mystery.