Upcoming Events


Fall Family Fun Night

October 15

Please join us for Zion's third Fall Family Fun Night on Saturday, October 15, at Rhodes Family Farm in Worden! All Zion students and families are invited! Please plan to arrive between 4:00 - 5:00 pm. Zion's reduced admission rate that evening includes all of Rhodes' fun activities until the sun goes down as well as the corn maze and a bonfire after dark. Bring flashlights and lawn chairs!
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Zion Trunk or Treat

October 30, 4:00-6:00 pm

SAVE THE DATE FOR TRUNK OR TREAT Once again, Zion Early Childhood Education Center will be hosting a Trunk or Treat event. Trunk or Treat will take place on Sunday, October 30, from 4-6 pm on the black top area behind the school. (Cars will be allowed to enter the gated area from 3:15-3:45 pm. At 3:45 pm the gates will be shut to prepare for trick or treaters to enter at 4:00 pm.)

We are in need of volunteers willing to decorate their cars and pass out candy. If you are able to have a car in this year's event, please contact Pam Kleckner at 635-2743 or email at pam.kleckner@zion-school.org. If you are unable to have a car in the event, but would be willing to donate candy to be passed out, it may be brought to the daycare. We look forward to another great event involving not only our church family but the entire community.

PTL Yankee Candle / Fun Pasta Fundraiser

Orders in by October 7th

Zion PTL is selling Yankee Candles and Fun Pasta! Order forms were sent home with Zion students, Friday, Sept. 16. All orders and money are due no later than October 7!

Both pasta orders and candle orders will be delivered late October/Early November. All pasta bags come with recipe ideas. B

Both Fun Pasta and Yankee Candles can be ordered on-line and shipped directly. Our group's online shopping link is: funpastafundraising.com/shop/zionlutheranschool. More shapes are available on the fun pasta website. For Yankee Candles, go to www.yankeecandlefundraising.com. Click on the "Seller Login." Our Group Number is 990019677. Checks are to be made out to "ZION PTL". If you have any questions, please contact Kristi Cook, Carol Bond, or Jessica in the school office (635-3060).

Sunday Service Time Change

Starting September 11, 2016

At the June meeting of the Zion Board of Elders, the decision was made to go back to 8:00 and 10:30 services on Sundays, with Sunday school in between at 9:15. The new 8:00/10:30 service schedule will begin September 11. The decision to return to having two Sunday services was made after much prayer, discussion, feedback from congregation, along with tracking a steady increase in worship attendance over the past months. It is our prayer that by again offering two two service times, the attendance at Divine Service as well as Sunday school will grow even more.

Griefshare Classes

The death of a spouse, child, family member or friend is devastating. Christians are able to claim eternal perspective and can rejoice that the person they lost is now in the presence of our Creator. Even so as humans, we must grieve a loss so deep and significant. Griefshare ministry is designed to help people recover from their deep hurt of loss. Griefshare includes three key elements to guide the healing process.

Each week videos feature personal stories of people like you who are grieving the death of a loved one. In addition, Griefshare creates a support group for all who participate. These along with the weekly workbook exercises can make a real difference in your recovery. Griefshare, with it's biblical Christ-centered perspective, is an effective tool to help people find or deepen faith in Christ as they examine soul-level questions about death, dying, their own mortality and eternal life. Griefshare points grieving people to Christ as the source of their healing. Are you or someone you know grieving? Consider Griefshare.

Griefshare will be presented in 13 weekly 90 minute sessions on Wednesdays beginning in June. Led by Pastor Mitteis, Griefshare will be offered for your convenience at either 1:00 p.m. or 7:00 p.m. Over the coming weeks of May more information about Griefshare will be made available in the bulletin. You may also go to Griefshare.org for more information.

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