This is perfect for your first time Bible study as well as for seasoned Bible study participants. This Bible study delves into well known parables. This Sunday, November 25th we will be studying The Flowers of the Field, Matthew 6:28-30 and Luke 12:27.
We will be meeting in the family room following the worship service, from 11:00 a.m. to Noon. All ages are welcome. We would love to have you join us!
There will be a Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 22nd at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church located at 1600 University Drive in Marinette from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. No reservations are requested and it’s free!
Zion will be hosting the Community Thanksgiving Worship on Thanksgiving Eve, November 21st beginning at 7:00 p.m. The worship service features the choirs and music ensembles of St. James, Zion, and Our Savior’s Lutheran Churches. Darrel Diers, Associate in Ministry and Chaplain, will be preaching. Coffee and pie will be served following worship. This is a wonderful way to begin your Thanksgiving celebration.
Hope you can join us!
The Salvation Army Angel Tree is now in the narthex for you to pick up a gift tag to buy for a child. Please take the bottom half of the slip off and sign your name on the sign-up sheet. When returning the gift, make sure it is unwrapped, in a bag with the ticket attached, and under the tree by December 9th.
Thank you for your generosity!
Monday night, September 10 is the start of a new semester of classes for the new Lay School for Mission in our Menominee Valley Conference. A rich diversity of classes will be offered this fall, all taught by pastors of our conference.
The schedule of courses includes:
• Gospels: An in-depth look at each of the four gospels
• Evangelism: The why and how of sharing the faith with others
• Religion & Politics: Is Christian civility possible in an election year?
• World Religions: A look at the world’s great wisdom traditions
• Worship & Liturgies: Take a journey into the “heartbeat” of Christian faith and life
Brochures that include course descriptions, a schedule for classes and a registration form are available in the narthex. Talk to Pastor, Karen Sylvester, or Heidi Beland about the marvelous opportunity for Christian education that your Lay School provides.
Classes are held at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Menominee on Monday evenings, 5:15 pm to 9:15 pm. Everyone is welcome and there are no fees except for the text books. We have limited financial assistance available where needed.
We will again be collecting school supplies for area children. We do not need backpacks this year. We have had a request for the following items for the four-year-old program: sidewalk chalk, jump ropes, balls of all sizes, bubbles etc. – things they can use outside! These things can often be found at the dollar stores.
We are excited to announce that during the weeks of September 10th through September 22nd and October 15th through October 27th there will be approximately twelve cottage gatherings hosted by several of Zion’s members. Some of the gatherings will be held during the day and some in the evening, depending on the host’s time schedule.
Members of Zion will be able to sign up for the gathering they want to attend beginning Sunday, August 5th. We anticipate about 15 people per gathering, and sign-up will be on a first come, first served basis. Each “Cottage Gathering” will have a facilitator who will lead a discussion centered on ministry in our daily life. A dessert and beverage will be served.
Plan to attend and have a great time!
At our regular worship service on Sunday, July 22nd, YOU will get to pick the hymns we sing. There will be numerous opportunities throughout the service for worshipers to choose their favorite hymns to sing during the service. Sometimes we call it, “Stump the Band,” but our organist says she’s pretty confident that she’ll be able to play whatever is chosen. So, which hymn do you want to sing on the 22nd? Come and let us know!
Flying High with Jesus!
Ecumenical Vacation Bible School
August 13-16 Mon.-Thurs.
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
923 5th St. Menominee, Michigan
Sponsored by: Pioneer Presbyterian Church, St. James Lutheran Church, Peace United Church of Christ, Zion Lutheran Church of Marinette, First Presbyterian Church, and Bethel Lutheran Church of Menominee.
VBS begins with a family supper at 5:30 followed by games, crafts, story time, science, music, friends, and fun. Come make a kite, see rockets blast off, and visit the airport. All children, age 4 through 6th grade are welcome. Our separate Preschool will house 4 and 5 year olds and those going into Kindergarten. Please register your child according to what grade level they have just finished. Registration forms are available at the participating churches and by clicking here Registration Form. For more information call Ann Buscher at 715 735-3017.
There will be a congregational meeting following worship on Sunday, July 1. Two resolutions will be presented for discussion and decision. One resolution is about having an intern at Zion for a year beginning September 1. The other resolution is about replacing our present hymnals with the new Evangelical Lutheran Worship hymnals. See you then!