This Sunday

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           Sunday school: 9:30 am  •  Worship service: 10:43 am 

Sunday, August 18, 2019 – click to view bulletin

Installation service for Ervin & Bonnie Stutzman;

MC USA conference update-sharing of delegate & youth experiences.


Celebrating One Another

Zion’s Summer 2019 Sunday School Program

9:30 – 10:10 a.m.


9:30          Welcome & opening words

9:35           Sharing, presentation, activity

10:05         Q & A

10:13          Closing prayer of blessing

10:15          Fellowship until worship time

Date Person(s) Sharing Topic-(Draft Title)
August 18 Brenda Fairweather Creative eyes and making something beautiful together.
August 25 Daphna Community Event No SS Hour


Upcoming Events:

Help support Ethan Gingerich as he works with Engineers in Action to build bridges with university chapters of engineering students in Bolivia and eSwatini. Contributions can be made by following this link. $6,150 is needed to provide 3 temporary staff members and expenses for the next 3 months.

Sunday, Aug. 25: Daphna Music Sunday (replaces the annual Daphna picnic).

10 am service under the big tent on Zion’s ballfield. Presented by the band “Honeytown” from Kidron, Ohio.

Meal in the fellowship hall at 11:30 am after the service. Please bring your family, friends and favorite side to share in the fun and fellowship of the community.

Sunday, Sept. 22: All are invited to join the baptism of Rebekah Compagnari at Highland Retreat on September 22 at 1:30 after the worship service and fellowship meal at Zion.

Fellowship Meal Reminder – Each family is asked to bring a main dish and a salad, vegetable side dish or dessert to share. Hospitality will provide coffee and drink. Bring your hot dishes in crock pots or bake your dish and bring it hot and we will keep it warm in the warmer.  Also, a reminder to the elderly folks in attendance that you do not need to bring any food to fellowship meals. We love to have you there and know that cooking can be a challenge at this stage of life!


Sunday, Oct. 27: Pastor Sarah’s Ordination during the morning worship service.


Elwood Yoder’s MC USA delegate report will come in three parts: First, you will see an article in the August Windows about his week as Zion’s delegate; Second, you will hear of Elwood’s delegate experience in an August 18 Sunday morning verbal report, with the youth who went to Convention; and Third, you will read a paragraph in the July 10 CLT minutes which come into your boxes in August. Elwood is grateful for Zion’s trust in sending him to this convention as a delegate.



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PRAYER INSERT INFORMATION: Holding one another up in prayer is an integral part of our life together as disciples of Christ. If you have prayer requests that you would like to have included in the weekly insert, please contact Pastor Ervin, Pastor Bonnie, or Pastor Sarah by Thursday at noon to have those items added. Our practice is to leave requests in for three consecutive weeks or until the event or situation has happened or resolved, whichever comes first.


Scripture for 2019: 2 Corinthians 5:17-18  (NRSV)

17 So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation:

everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new!

18 All this is from God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ,

and has given us the ministry of reconciliation;