Welcome to Zion!
Regular inside worship and activities are suspended until further notice due to state and NE MN Synod ELCA recommendations. See worship info below. Watch for occasional physically distanced or outdoor events. The church is open for day-to-day business and small groups with masks and physical distancing required. Any small groups must be scheduled with the office and must disinfect surfaces used. The south door will be open when staff are present (north door is locked). Watch for updates in our Zmail (sign up below) or on Facebook as the situation changes.
This is Christ's church. There is a place for you here.
We are a church that shares a living, daring confidence in God's grace.
Liberated by our faith, we embrace you as a whole person—questions, complexities and all.
Join us as we do God's work in Christ's name for the life of the world.
Sunday Worship Outside through Oct. 4
9:30am Worship in the North Parking Lot
Weather Permitting--Bring a lawn chair or blanket
For visitors and members. Great to introduce yourself, connect with Zion, request prayers, update contact info and submit communion records (members—at least once/year) or messages for staff.
For kids age 3 years through 4th grade. Meets Sunday mornings starting September 13, from 10:15-11:00am outside in September following Outside Worship, weather permitting. Register for Sunday School here.
Zion Children's start up event on Sept. 13 at 10:15 a.m. (or after worship). The event is a "mini" God's Work, Our Hand's Sunday, with service activities for families to do together. Meet in the West parking lot and grass for the activities. Age 3 through 4th Grade (children expected to be potty trained AND able to wear a mask). For safety and supplies, families must register by Sept. 10 here.
If you want to be added to email notifications for Children, Youth & Family Ministry activities and events, please email Sonja Nelson, Director of Children, Youth & Family Ministry, or call 218-326-8553.
Youth Registration Open
We have several groups for youth including High School Youth Group, High School Peer Ministry, Confirmation--7th & 8th Graders, 5th & 6th Grade Youth, and occasional Middle School Youth Group events for 5th-8th grades. Most meet Wednesday nights, currently outside, physically distanced or online and are focused on taking young people's faith to the next step. Registration is required for the all groups listed here.
Sunday School Registration Open
Due to COVID, these are plans starting September 13 with safe meetings outdoors. PLEASE SEE our current COVID expectations for: Sunday School, 5th & 6th Grade, and Confirmation. Tentative plans for October include some programs indoors with safety plans or a hybrid of in person and online. Watch for updates as the situation changes in email notifications, here on the website and in Zmail.