ELCA Lectionary

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The official ELCA website for Year C (2018-2019).  We are currently in the Time After Pentecost season and follow the "complementary" readings.

Bible Speak

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This resource will help readers learn to pronounce those pesky and unfamiliar Bible names and places!

Ways to Serve

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Acolytes

An "acolyte" is church-speak for a person (of any age) who assists the Pastor with minor duties during a worship service.  At Zion, the acolyte carries the processional cross, distributes and collects the offering plates, and assists with communion distribution (when needed).

Lectors

A "lector" is church-speak for a person (of reading age or older) who reads the appointed lessons from the Old & New Testaments of the Bible.  She or he should be comfortable with reading in front of a group of people.

Coffee Fellowship

Coffee Fellowship is our term for Sunday's post-worship time for meeting, greeting, and eating.  The hosts for Coffee Fellowship are responsible for setting up, brewing coffee, providing treats to eat, and cleaning up.

Hospitality Team - NEW!

This new team of volunteers will be in charge of coordinating the two primary hospitality ministries of the church: welcoming visitors and Coffee Fellowship.  Interested in serving?  Contact Cantor Kurt R. Schmidt at kschmidt@zion-lutheran.org.