New pastor serves Ipswich and Bowdle churches
August 3, 2022
by Tara Beitelspacher
Pride of the Prairie
Pastor Zack Sippert, 25, is just beginning his career with his first assignment in Bowdle. In addition, he is the pastor serving Zion Lutheran Church in Ipswich.
Going into his assignment committee, which took place in April, Pastor Sippert was made aware of his two potential assignments: metropolitan Tacoma, Washington, and right here in rural South Dakota. Both options were quite different then being raised in Eau Claire, Wis., where the population is around 60,000.
Either change for Pastor Sippert would be a big one, as he spent his entire high...