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Sunday, June 30, 10:00 am

Outdoor Worship Service - Front Lawn

Front Lawn

summer worship

After the long winter and spring months we're anxious to get back outdoors for three worship services this summer: June 30, July 28, and August 25 at 10am.

Come to Zion's front yard, near the north parking lot for a Sunday morning service under the trees in the fresh summer air.
  • Park in the north parking lot or walk from the south lot. There will be a front row of parking spots reserved for people who have difficulties walking through the yard and would like to worship from their car.
  • Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating under the shade trees.
  • Music will be provided by First Sunday and Friends.
  • We'll even bring the coffee time outside!
  • In case of inclement weather, the worship will be held in Trinity Hall; watch Facebook for last minute information.

The 8:30 worship will be held in the sanctuary as usual throughout the summer. 


Tuesday, July 16, 9:30 am

Summer Women's Bible Study - Fellowship Hall

Fellowship Hall
Women's Ministry


You may remember hearing the Joy Choir’s musical in March, Malice in the Palace, which tells the story of Queen Esther. It’s a story of faithfulness and bravery from the Old Testament scriptures. This summer women at Zion will be given an opportunity to dig deeper into Esther through a three-session series of Bible studies. 

This study is written by Kay Ward, the first woman to be elected a bishop in the 541 years of the Moravian Church. Come to hear and learn about God’s calling of Esther and our calling to use our voices “for such a time as this.” 

Esther the Queen
Voices in the King’s Court
Leader: Pastor Roger Johnson
Tuesday, June 18 @  9:30am

Esther Saves the Jews
Finding our Voices
Leader: Jill Davis
Tuesday, July 16 @ 9:30am

Remembering Esther
Using our Voices 
Leader Mary Johnson
Tuesday, August 20 @  9:30am
Each month's Bible study at Zion will be held in the Fellowship Hall. Check your calendar and come to any or all of the sessions. Bring a Bible. Study guides and treats are provided. No charge for the study, but sign-up is helpful to plan for materials. 


Thursday, July 18, 12:30 pm

American Red Cross Blood Drive - Trinity Hall

Jeanne Doane 651-280-5657
Trinity Hall

red cross

Roll up your sleeves and help save lives! Zion will proudly partner with the American Red Cross to hold the annual Zion blood drive. The Red Cross has over 130 years of experience providing humanitarian aid – including more than 70 years of supplying blood to those in need. 

Each pint of blood collected can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of so many more. What a great way to pay it forward and make an impact on people in our community and across the country. It’s not every day that we do something that has such a lifesaving impact. 

There are many ways you can help, but most importantly please come out to donate. Make your appointment online at or call 1.800.REDCROSS (1.800.7332767). Zion’s sponsor code is Zion Lutheran Buffalo. Appointments are from 12:45-6:30pm.

Not everyone can give blood, but everyone is eligible to volunteer. Contact Roger or Sandy Brenny to help with phone calling before the drive or hospitality during the event.


Monday, July 29, 6:00 pm

Pie & Ice Cream Social - Marysville

Off Site

Marysville Pie Social

Add the Marysville Pie & Ice Cream Social to your social calendar this summer. All are welcome to a beautiful evening of dessert, music, and worship at our historic Marysville Church on July 29 beginning at 6pm.

First Sunday will be leading a sing-along from 6:30-7pm ... find a pew and join them for some favorite gospel hymns before the 7pm worship service. They will also be the music leaders during Marysville worship that evening.

Bring a pie or volunteer    Invite friends on Facebook


Monday, August 5, 7:10 pm

Lutheran Night at the Twins

Rachel Smith

This year's Lutheran Night at the Twins is a 7:10pm game vs Atlanta Braves on Monday, August 5. Zion has a block of seats in section 102 at $36 each. 

Collections & Special Information

July 7, 2019
Cookie Sale
July 28, 2019
School Supplies Collection