Parents/guardians can find information and register on our church website under “Educational Ministries” and “Faith Weavers.” If you would like to answer the call to serve by helping with Faith Weavers, please contact Kim Baumann, Suzie Wachter, or Mr. Jareske (402-329-4313) as soon as possible. To ensure the continued success of this ministry for the future, we are still looking for several volunteers to help in various areas.
Barring inclement weather, Faith Weavers will continue on Wednesday evenings from 5:15PM to 6:45PM. Please remember to check our website for program and weather related updates. Also, please be advised that during the Lenten season there will be church services taking placing at 7:00PM for the next few weeks of Lent, directly following the conclusion of Faith Weavers each week. Students and parents should use extra caution during pickup.
Please put donations in the kitchen with a note (from who, for who) and alert church staff about your donation. Frozen items should be placed in the freezer. Gift cards and monetary donations are also welcome. Your support is greatly appreciated!
For February and March
1. Packages of hamburger buns
2. Large packages of frozen French fries
3. Large bags of plain tortilla chips
4. Regular jars of mild salsa
5. Bags of shredded mozzarella cheese
We are still looking for several new individuals to answer the call to serve as a substitute teacher, so if you are interested in helping with Sunday School during this year, please let Mr. Jareske know, as soon as possible.
PART-TIME AIDE POSITION
Do you love sharing God’s word and working with children? Zion Lutheran
School has a part-time aide position opening just for you at the present time. The position would be approximately 29 hours a week. Please send your resume to Zion Lutheran School, Attention: Jennifer Snodgrass. If you have any questions call 402-329-4658.
Please contact the office if you’d like a statement of your 2023 contributions. Amy can email or print these at any time for church members.
We are looking for new/additional members. Please contact Jacque at 402-750-7785 to inquire.
SAVE THE DATE: WILD GAME FEED
March 16th- 5:00PM to 7:30PM
Wild Game Feed Buffet (7:45PM)
Live Auction (8:00PM) Silent Auction closes- bid online at Handbid.com.
DJ music to follow.
The Wild Game Feed committee is now accepting donations of Wild Game (Fish, Deer, Pheasant, and Spoonbill) All donations can be dropped off at the Pierce Locker. Auction Items are also much appreciated! Please contact Ashley Halsey, Lynsey Herian, or
Lydee Jo Krueger to get on the list! We thank everyone for their continued support and can't wait to see you at Zion Lutheran School's annual Wild Game Feed. THE SWEET TREATS SIGN-UP SHEET IS IN THE NARTHEX.
THE LUTHERAN WITNESS
The Lutheran Witness renewal and new subscription for the year 2024 is $20.65. Please use your offering envelope to submit your payment, or drop it off at the church office for 2024. Deadline is March 1, 2024.
THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS
Eligible benefit members (age 16 and older) of Thrivent Financial, can help choose where Thrivent distributes part of its charitable funds each year. Call 1-800-847-4826 and say “Thrivent Choice” or visit www.thrivent.com/thriventchoice. The deadline to designate for 2023 is March 29, 2024. You do not need any certificate number or birth date. It is very simple. Zion Lutheran Church or School both can receive these choice dollars.
MISSION CENTRAL TRIP
The LWML Norfolk Zone is sponsoring a bus trip to Mission Central on Tuesday, April 9th. The cost will be $25.00 per person. The bus will leave the Wal-Mart Parking Lot at 8am and return around 5pm. Everyone is welcome to come. If you would like to go send your money to Annie Rumsey 56128 826th Rd. Madison, NE 68748. Must have the money by March 15th. Any questions you can call Margo Dawson at 402-860-1706.
CAMP LUTHER TRIP
We are planning a fellowship retreat with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders to Camp Luther on April 26th-28th. For anyone who would like to contribute to a scholarship fund for camp attendees, there will be a donation box in the Narthex, or you may contribute through the offering plate in a plain white envelope marked “Camp Luther trip”.
FUSION YOUTH MEETING
Our next monthly Fusion Youth Group meeting for 7th through 12th grade youth is scheduled to take place Sunday, March 3rd, from 5PM to 7PM in the Zion gym/fellowship hall. If you are considering joining us for the fun, consider bringing a friend along, as well! A meal will be served, and no money is needed for this portion of the meeting.
To raise money for our upcoming Camp Luther trip and other events, we will be hosting another fundraising event this Monday, February 26th, at the Pizza Ranch in Norfolk, NE from 5PM to 8PM. Just like in previous times, our youth will be serving as the waitstaff, and interested parties can show their support by leaving a tip for our group. Pizza Ranch has also committed to donating a portion of the sales generated between 5PM and 8PM to our group, so we hope you will choose to help both Pizza Ranch and our youth group by staying for a meal, as well. For any youth and/or parents that would like to assist with this endeavor, please speak to Vicar/Mr. J about signing up to help as soon as possible.
FW LENTEN MEAL
The Faith Weavers program will be offering the Lenten meal on Wednesday, March 6th, but because many of our regular volunteers will be busy managing, teaching, and supervising for Faith Weavers classes during this time, any of our Faith Weaver parents who would be willing to assist with serving, assisting, and cleanup for this event would be greatly appreciated. If you would like to help in this way, please contact Mr. J by email (email@example.com) or phone (402-329-4313) within the next few weeks. Thank you for your help!
We have Scrip giftcards available in the school office. By purchasing Scrip giftcards you’re getting your shopping done and you’re helping our school and students of Zion Lutheran. Scrip order forms can be found in the Narthex. If you any questions, please call the school office at 402-329-4658 and ask for April.
GOOD FRIDAY CHOIR
Anyone interested in singing at the Tenebrae Service please contact the office. First practice will be after Lenten service on February 28th. All are welcome and encouraged to come!
The Fusion Youth Group will be hosting a Board Game, Movie, and Spaghetti Feed event for 7th through 12th grade youth students at the church, unless otherwise stated, on Sunday, March 10th, from 5PM to 8PM. Youth participants are not required to bring anything, but they can bring a board game to share, a friend, and their appetite for a fun evening of food and fellowship!
Calling all high school students! We are looking for both male and female students in 9th through 12th grades to help during our two weekend church services by serving as an usher who assists the on duty Elder.
If you are interested in helping with this initiative, please click the button below to sign up to help with weekends over the next several months. For questions, please call using the church phone number.
Thank you for your assistance!
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