2021 CHURCH COUNCIL
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church – 2021
Pastor Pastor Kris Schroeder
President Howard Carruthers
Vice-President Melissa (Missy) Gibboney
Treasurer Hope Nottke
Members-at-Large Paul Nabors, Leslie Foxworth
Audit Committee: Gordon Hahn, Wendy Kaufman, Mitzi Vandegrift
Trust Fund: Ron Finke, Forrest Airhart
Please keep these members in prayer as they work to fulfill their commitment to Zion and each of our members.
PLEASE JOIN US EACH SUNDAY MORNING AT 9:00 AM FOR OUR WORSHIP ON FACEBOOK THAT INCLUDES our MESSAGE, DEVOTION, COMMUNION, and MUSIC. Zion Facebook:
Zion Website: We post inspirational thoughts/prayers at under the DEVOTION tab.
Radio: You may listen at 10:00 am to an abridged sermon from our combined worship service with St. Paul each week at 1450 AM (WLEC) on your radio dial.
FELLOWSHIP COFFEE HOUR Are you finding yourself feeling a little bit disconnected? Desiring time with others to say “hello. ” “how are you?” or to simply be in the presence of others? You are invited to join our Zion family following online worship at 10:00 am next Sunday and continuing every Sunday in April for a time of fellowship. Feel free to enjoy a cup of coffee or beverage of your choice. Sit back and join in. You may also join via phone by calling the number below or typing the link below into your internet browser. Looking forward to our time together.
Zoom Meeting ID: 707 752 3555
Telephone number: 1 646 876 9923 US
We are working hard to provide spiritual support during this COVID pandemic. We will do our best to keep you in the loop. Those who are not savvy with the internet, ask a family member to help you. Stay tuned to your email/Facebook/Website for additional options as we identify and implement them.
IF YOU HAVE A NEED (grocery shopping, medication pick-up, etc.) please contact the church office at 419-433-4711 and leave a message. We have several members ready and willing to help out! We offer a heartfelt thank you to all who so generously offered to help with our congregation’s various needs. You are serving our God by your service to one another!!
Thanks to some very hard-working members of our congregation, we have plenty of washable masks available to distribute. ADULT & KID MASKS ARE AVAILABLE. If you or someone you know is in need, please contact the office at 419-433-4711 and leave a message. We will make arrangements to get the masks to you.
BERLIN HEIGHTS KIWANIS CLUB SHOE DRIVE is happening NOW! This campaign is to benefit third world countries, and new young women entrepreneurs, who will resell the shoes and establish new businesses in Mali, Togo, Haiti, Honduras, Indonesia and Poland. This collection is for a lightly used shoes, sneakers, sandals, and boots – any size, for any foot – adult or child! Donations will be accepted in the big black box, clearly noted for this purpose located under the portico (next to our other Mission box). Spring cleaning is the perfect time to check out your closet and free yourself from shoes that you no longer are wearing. Our own Mike Amstutz is coordinating this project and will check the donation bin often! The shoe drive continues through the middle of May. Let the cleaning begin!
SONSHINE PROJECT is Zion’s caring ministry to many in our community and is being the hands, feet, and voice of Jesus. It is visiting, sharing, and being a part of someone’s life story. Are you being called to join? Please contact Shelia (419-602-3298) or Tom Preston to get involved.
THE HURON COMMUNITY PRAYER PATH AND LABYRINTH is a shared ministry of the churches in Huron and is located behind the Christian Center and in the woods along the northeast side of our grounds. The Prayer Path and Labyrinth are open year-round from dawn to dusk and is a special space for prayer, meditation, and reflection. Please see the link to the Prayer Path on this website under our RESOURCES tab.
IN CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY, the Huron churches will continue to collectively ring their bells at noon each Sunday as a reminder of God’s presence in the community.
HURON HELPING HANDS FOOD PANTRY IS IN NEED canned fruit, boxed cereal, canned ravioli, canned pastas, canned beef stew, Rice-a-Roni, baking mix, pancake mix, body wash, and shampoo are the most needed items. These items can be dropped off to Zion Mon-Thurs 8:00 am -12:00 pm and can be placed in the "Mission Bin" under Zion's portico. Thank you for your continued support of the Pantry!
MEALS ON WHEELS expects to be back to their regular schedule very soon, providing meals to our Huron neighbors. They are looking for local drivers. Food will once again be delivered daily, and there is open availability if you can spare a few hours a week. The volunteers usually work from 10:45 am -12:30 pm Mon – Fri, and you can volunteer as often or as little as you are able! Please contact Bob Proy, our Huron, Meals on Wheels coordinator, at 419-202-2224, to volunteer. Thank you for your help!
CHRIST'S COMMUNITY MEAL continues their FREE DINNER at the First Presbyterian Church, 225 Williams St., Huron beginning at 5:00 pm. Stay tuned for the next dates! The meal will be served as take-out only and will be handed out in a drive-thru lane.
A FREE LUNCH is offered every Monday at 12:00 pm. This lunch is now take-out only and will be served with a drive-thru lane.
DINNER MEALS are available on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month and Lunches are provided each Monday (unless government guidelines change.) Please refer to the CDC for all guidelines regarding the Coronavirus. These programs are supported by Christ Episcopal Church, First Presbyterian Church, Huron United Methodist Church, Lighthouse Assembly of God Church, St. Peter Catholic Church, and Zion Lutheran Church.
WAYS & MEANS
For your convenience, we offer many different giving options that allow you to contribute to Zion when and how you prefer. Offering envelopes can be mailed to Zion Lutheran Church, 930 Main Street, Huron, OH 44839. If you are mailing an offering that is for multiple weeks, you don’t need to send in separate envelopes or write multiple checks. Just send in one check, in one envelope, and it will be recorded on your statement. Also, if you prefer to drop off your contribution, please place it in the LOCKED mailbox at the entrance of Zion. The mail is checked regularly, and your continued support is vital.
You can also do online offerings from our website: Zionhuron.org found under the “Donate/Tithe” tab. We also have a mobile app for that! Go to your app store, search Giveplus, and it will say Vanco Payment Solutions below GivePlus. You may also consider contacting your bank to see if they offer FREE “bill pay” services. And lastly, we can set up automatic withdrawals (EFT) directly from your bank account. Please contact the office for more information.
Also, you can also make your contribution from our Facebook page or directly from this website. Go to our Donate/Tithe tab and follow the prompts.