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Student Spotlight: Alexis Rademacher

My parents are Nate and Stacie Rademacher and I have two younger sisters, Makayla and Aubrey Rademacher. Growing up, I have always been involved in my church. Some of the activities include Sunday school, confirmation, and youth group. In my personal life I can usually be found reading a book. My other passions include baking and hanging with friends. Every summer since I was born I can be found at my cabin. I have always enjoyed tubing, and in recent

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Giving Time

Greetings from the Zion Stewardship Committee! April is an exciting time. In addition to Easter and the warmer weather of Spring, the weekend of April 22-24 will be SERVE Weekend. This is a great opportunity for us all to take part in meaningful stewardship by giving of our time and talents in fun and rewarding ways (plus you can get a t-shirt from Thrivent if you sign up ahead of time). Go to for more information about projects and

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Eastern European Relief

If you are wondering about ways to support Eastern European relief efforts, Zion endorses the work of Lutheran Disaster Response. You can give to them directly or designate a gift through Zion. Give online at Lutheran Disaster Response is accompanying our companions in Ukraine, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, as well as such ecumenical partners as Lutheran World Federation and Church World Service, in their humanitarian responses to the crisis. These partners provide refugees with immediate support and supplies such

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Financial Report 2022.02

We have the following information to share with the congregation regarding Zion’s financial status as of the end of February. We are excited to report that many programs have resumed and staff positions have been filled.  Consequently our expenses for the month of February 2022 are a little over $7000 more than they were a year ago.  For the year to date we have spent about $6500 more than we did in the same period last year.  This is a

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What It Means To Be Back

On a Sunday in early March, I was chatting with some members of the congregation about various things, as I like to do before and after services. During a couple of these conversations, I heard a recurring theme come up regarding in-person services. The recurring theme was about how these members had realized how much they missed being physically in church with other people. To a person, they basically said “It wasn’t until I was back in the Sanctuary that

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Pastor Kari Bahe

We are Easter People

We will soon enter the holiest of holy times in the Church year. Holy week. More than a way of remembering, we participate in the events of our Lord’s Passion during Holy Week. We begin with Palm Sunday and shouts of “Hosanna!”. Those shouts quickly become the shouts of “Crucify Him”. During Holy Week, we do not ask what the cross does for us, we ask what the cross says about us. The cross tells the truth of our sinfulness,

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