Thursday Webinars: Tips for Strengthening Your Connection to the Larger Church
Join Rev. Erika Uthe online to learn some ways to connect with the larger church on Thursday, January 3rd. Thursday Webinars are free online learning opportunities for anyone interested in the topics at hand and our shared ministry together as the Southeastern Iowa Synod. Webinars will be held online over the lunch hour with a live 30-minute presentation by synod leaders and 15 minutes of discussion. Check out the Southeastern Iowa Synod website for details and to sign-up. The web address is: https://seiasynod.org/
Synodical “In This Together” Event –Thursday January 10th.
Join Bishop Burk for worship, lunch, and conversation with other pastors, deacons and ministry staff. That same evening Bishop Burk will gather with elected leaders in congregations for fellowship and conversation. The time for the elected leaders to meet with the Bishop begins at 6:30 and will last until 8:30. Please RSVP on the synod website: https://seiasynod.org/
Baptism of Jesus Sunday
You won’t want to miss worship on Sunday, January 13th as we baptize FIVE babies and youth in honor of the Baptism of Jesus. The day will be full of celebration as we gather around God’s Font, and to hear the Word of God! In addition, our Trust Fund Committee with present the 2019 Mission Outreach Grants.
Zion Lutheran Church to host CPR Training
On Saturday, January 26th, an instructor from Unity Point Health will be at Zion Lutheran to train congregation leaders. The class will cover CPR and First Aid. If you are interested in attending this event, please contact the church office by Monday, January 21st.
Bishop Burk to visit Zion Lutheran Church
Bishop Michael Burk of the Southeastern Iowa Synod will be with us at worship on Sunday, January 27th. Bishop Burk will bring us greetings from our sisters and brothers from around the synod, preach, and provide the opening devotions for our annual meeting to follow worship.