A grateful and heartfelt thank you to all of you who have served in any capacity at Zion this year! You are the people who are making things happen. In Thomas Rainer’s book, “I Am a Church Member,” he discusses how as church members we all have a different role or function. Some are the hands, some the feet, some the ears or eyes — all different but all with something necessary and important to contribute. He goes on to
Getting To Know Your Zion Volunteers Josie LaFave is an amazing volunteer at Zion! She has served with Wednesday Night Suppers, and the Transition Team, and is currently active as part of a Welcome Crew, lector, Meals on Wheels, on the Call Committee for our next Senior Pastor, and is excited to re-join the Global Missions Committee after a two-year absence. Josie loves to be a team player and building up her fellow teammates! A few things about Josie: Q.
Getting To Know Your Zion Volunteers Gloria Siemers is one of our amazing volunteers at Zion. She serves every month as a greeter on a Sunday Welcome Crew. Gloria’s work on Sundays helps people to feel seen and welcomed as they enter Zion’s doors. She describes herself as a cheerleader and wants everyone to know that whatever it is, THEY CAN DO IT! A Few Things About Gloria: Q. What is your proudest accomplishment? A. Becoming a dairyman’s wife. Q.
After two years of waiting, the Zion staff was delighted to be able to share a fun celebration honoring some of our wonderful volunteers on August 3. We enjoyed worship with communion and a picnic lunch, followed by some light entertainment. We are so grateful to each of our volunteers! Please know that you matter and each of your contributions make a difference. Every time we think of you, we give thanks to God for you! More Photos
Are you a knitter or crocheter? Zion is looking for folks, young or old, to participate in the prayer shawl ministry. You can work independently or as part of a group. Each knitter/crocheter begins each shawl with prayers and blessings for the recipient. Intentions are continued throughout the creation of the shawl. The gift of a prayer shawl enables the recipient to be surrounded by prayer and is a tangible reminder of God’s care and love, encouragement, and inspiration. Please
The Zion Quilt Group has completed and donated eleven quilts to the Eagles Nest (a home for United States veterans) so far in 2022. We also have completed four baby quilts that will go to children in foster care. We use donated cotton quilting fabric cut into 100 six by eight-inch rectangles that, sewn together, create a 60”x 80” twin quilt. These quilts are used while at the facility and are given to the veteran. The Quilt Group currently meets
Growing up in Wayzata, MN, my family was always active at St. Phillip the Deacon. My dad sang in the choir and my mom helped out on Altar Guild. The Davidson family of seven rarely missed a Sunday and filled the same pew in front on the right side of the sanctuary, ten feet away from the pulpit where the pastor was going to preach the sermon of the day. I helped as an usher, reader, and played on the