Wilma Zalabak Biogaphical Sketch

Wilma Zalabak, D.Min., is a professional pastor and speaker, called to the ministry at age twelve. Besides the Bible and spirituality, her specialty is listening and communication skills.

Wilma Zalabak was born in north Georgia, grew up on a Wisconsin farm, and returned to Georgia for her adult life. She recently celebrated her twenty-seventh anniversary as president of The Atlanta Listenary, Inc., a company she created to teach and surround herself with those who practice listening as a gift.

Wilma Zalabak is founder and continuing pastor of Grace Chapel Fellowship, a church to bless other churches, where listening is our unity. Grace Chapel Fellowship is small and affiliated with no denomination.

Wilma Zalabak teaches an adult Bible class at the Marietta Seventh-day Adventist Church, at 10 a.m. on Saturdays, and carries additional responsibilities there.

Wilma Zalabak is an ordained minister with World Christianship Ministries, a non-denominational credentialing organization. She is also an ordained minister with the Georgia Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She earned her M.Div. at Andrews University in Michigan and her D.Min. at Phillips Theological Seminary in Oklahoma.

Wilma Zalabak's non-negotiable beliefs are 1) God is good, 2) Humans have been taken away from God and good, 3) Jesus came to bring us back, 4) God can; I can't; and I decide to let Him, 5) The Bible is worth reading, and 6) The seventh day Sabbath is a gift worth remembering.

Wilma Zalabak enjoys reading, nature, teaching piano students, and playing both piano and organ classical and hymn music.