We will be gathering as a virtual community for worship on Sunday, March 29, 2020. We invite you to join us! UPDATE: Recording Now Available.
9:00 a.m.: Service of the Word led by Pastor Andrea will be streamed live on Zion's Facebook page. An online bulletin with readings and responses is available to download.
9:30 a.m.: Musical offering by Sheldon Meyer, Zion's regular organist. He will be going live on his own Facebook page and we will share it to the Zion page as well.
10:00 a.m. Join us for a virtual coffee hour! Click on the link below with a device that has a camera. You’ll be asked to allow the program to use “computer audio” – please agree. We look forward to seeing and hearing from you!
Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/462789172
Meeting ID: 462 789 172
The following announcements have been included in the bulletin posted above:
Congregational Life during COVID-19 “Stay at Home” and Social Distancing Precautions:
In-Person worship services will continue to be suspended through April 26. Additional details will be forthcoming March 30. News and updates will be shared via the church website and Facebook and, where appropriate, by mail.
Worship will continue to be streamed via Facebook so that we can gather as a virtual community for prayer, reflection, and praise:
Sunday, March 29 at 9:00 am: Service of the Word
Wednesday, April 1 at 6:45 pm: Holden Evening Prayer and our final Lent Speaker, Myron Sandstrom.
Sunday, April 5 at 9:00 pm: Service of the Word for Palm Sunday
Thursday, April 9 at 6:45 pm: Maundy Thursday prayer and reflection.
Friday, April 10 at 6:45 pm: Good Friday prayer and reflection
Sunday, April 12 at 9:00 am: Easter Sunday Service of the Word.
Pastor Andrea is available for conversation and prayer! Please reach out to her by phone or text at 507-402-1114. She’s also happy to schedule one-on-one pastoral visits via Zoom video conferencing.
The Monday “Dwelling on the Word” study has shifted to an online format. You’re invited to join us for a time of prayer, reflection and conversation as we consider the gospel reading for the upcoming Sunday. To join us on Monday at 11:00, please go to: https://zoom.us/j/322134420.
Offerings can be mailed to the Church Office (PO Box 236, Lake Crystal). Please consider our eGiving options for making one-time or recurring donations electronically. Details available at: https://www.zionluthlakecrystal.org/giving.
All remaining Lent meals and the Easter Breakfast have been cancelled. These meals have been important fundraisers for Zion’s ministries. If you would like to make a special gift to support the Youth Fund, Camp Scholarships, or the General Fund, please mark your offering accordingly and mail it to the church office.
The Church Office will be closed to visitors through April 10. To reach a member of the staff or arrange for a delivery, please call the church office: 507-726-2849. For immediate pastoral needs, contact Pastor Andrea Myers: 507-402-1114.
The Lake Crystal Sharing Shelf continues to serve our community during this time of need. Donations of food can be dropped in the cart at Kevin’s Market. They are currently in need of the following: flour, oil, chili with beans, pears, apple sauce, bags of white rice and 5# bags of potatoes.