Connecting with Care
In Acts Chapter 2 we see a model for sharing life together as Christians. Developing meaningful relationships is very valued and desired at our congregation.
The goal of the Connecting with Care Initiative is to create a culture of community life in which people both learn and have the opportunity to share times of crisis and celebration with friends at Zion.
Meet others at Zion by attending large group events or finding other members online, or finding a small group where you can live out your faith journey together.
- When a pastor leaves the congregation, one of the most immediate needs is for pastoral care, including visiting those who are in the hospital, the homebound and those in care facilities. Pastoral care has been arranged for the next several months while key leaders begin to look at next steps for filling out Zion’s staffing needs. A team of people will be helping to provide this interim care. One of Zion’s former pastors, John Folkerds, will provide the majority of care and will be joined by Jill Davis, who had been ... more
- Hopefully this Lenten Season is giving you the chance to reflect and refocus on what matters to you most in your daily Christian living. Maybe you rediscovered or found new energy to pursue a passion previously left unattended. Maybe you were able to identify more clearly the relationships in your life that are most gratifying and deserve your greatest attention. Maybe you identified the faith practices that need to be a part of your daily fabric that allow you to best be a blessing to others. We get to make ... more
- There are experiences in life that come along every once in a rare while. When they happen they’re usually not planned and quite often are orchestrated out of randomness. The duration of the actual event may be fleeting but the impact lingers for days. Sitting with your memories, recounting what transpired before your eyes, hearing how others were affected in that same space, the richness only grows. On a recent ordinary Sunday at Zion, such a happening took place. While many folks came in and out of the following scene that ... more
Any Zion member with a need (clothing, food, meals, housewares, household projects, transportation, etc.) is encouraged to contact Jill Davis, Zion’s Visitation Minister. A member from the Congregational Care Team will respond to your request or we’ll connect you with the appropriate resource. All individuals making need requests will be kept confidential.