Posted May 1, 2020

One more thing!

As a part of our collective processing of the COVID-19 pandemic, I’m inviting you to respond to the following question: How have you seen God working to bless, challenge, teach, and/or correct in your life, in the church, in the world? I’m asking that you give this question thought and put your reflections in writing. This may be something you’d like to discuss as a family. Further, I would like to invite your children to participate by sharing their reflections or by sharing a drawing. You may share your responses via email (, mail, or drop them off in person. Upon reception of our collective reflections, I plan to compile them into a booklet that will be shared with the congregation. I firmly believe God has been working throughout this pandemic and that your reflections on this experience can serve as a blessing to others. Please participate. Thank you in advance!  

In Christ,

Pastor Jonathan Conner    

Food Pantry

Posted April 14, 2020

Manning Food Pantry Needs Include:  Mayo, Velveeta/sliced cheese, canned carrots, apple juice, canned peas, muffin mix, spaghetti noodles and egg noodles, mandarin oranges, pancake mix and syrup.  The Pantry is available to anyone living in the IKM-Manning School District.  If you know of anyone who needs food assistance, encourage them to contact New Opportunities at 712-792-9266. 

Anyone living within the IKM-Manning School District is welcome to reach out to the Manning Food Pantry for an emergency visit if needed.  During the visit, you would be required to fill out a basic intake form to see if you are eligible for additional services through New Opportunities, per the necessary program guidelines.  Pastor Riggert has agreed to be the main contact for those needing immediate assistance in this area.  He can be reached at 515.570.3137.


Zion's App

Posted April 14, 2020

Take Zion with you all week with our mobile app! Download “The Church App” on your smart phone, tablet, etc from your app store (the symbol is a gray cross in a white square) and choose Zion.  You can watch sermons and videos, check upcoming events, give online, listen as the Bible is read to you, and follow various  links to Zion's website/facebook page and more.

How to stay connected to Zion

Posted April 14, 2020

How can I stay connected to Zion during this time?

It’s a question that we’re all asking, no matter our age or stage of life! Your pastor, secretary, and many members are working hard to find ways to connect!

  1. If you have internet access of any kind (smartphone, tablet, computer), you can view any of Zion’s recent services, daily prayers, Bible studies (and other videos) through Zion’s Facebook page, even if you don’t have a Facebook account, by following the steps below:


1)     Go to Zion’s homepage (

2)     Click on “Links” (near the top of the page)

3)     On the Links page, click on “Facebook Link.”

4)     On the Facebook page, click on “video” to select a service, prayer, or other video.

If you have internet access but can’t get this to work for you, call the church office for assistance!

  1. If you would like to have printed copies of the sermons mailed to you, or to pick them up in the office, just notify the church office! (712) 655-2352


  1. DVDs of the services are also available to be mailed or picked up.


  1. If you need anything, please call the church office (or email: We have members who work in Carroll and/or are willing to drive there to pick up prescriptions, groceries, etc., and deliver them to your door. And, your pastor is always happy to listen to your concerns and/or to pray with you over the phone!


  1. Prayer is powerful, and also a great way to stay connected to the ministry of the Church and to your fellow believers! And your continued faithful giving will allow the mission of the Church to go forward during this crucial time.

Caring in Christ,

Pastor Conner


Posted April 1, 2020

Remember every morning at 7:30 via Facebook Live morning prayer

Sunday mornings after worship and Thursday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for Bible study via Facebook Live

Throughout the week you can enjoy recorded music from different Zion musicians!  

Also, check out Trinity, Manilla’s Facebook page for additional resources.

You can also access all these on You Tube.  Search for Zion Manning and look for the picture of our church.

New Email

Posted December 31, 2019

Don't forget Zion has a new email: 

Preparing for next week worship

Posted May 3, 2019

Preparing for Worship:   
Readings for Sunday May 31 (The Day of Pentecost): Numbers 11:24-30, Acts 2:1-21, John 7:37-39.
Readings for Sunday June 7 (The Holy Trinity): Genesis 1:1-2:4a, Acts 2:14a, 22-36, Matthew 28:16-20.
Readings for Sunday June 14 (Second Sunday after Pentecost): Exodus 19:2-8; Romans 5:6-15, Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-20).
Readings for Sunday, June 21 (Third Sunday after Pentecost): Jeremiah 20:7-13, Romans 6:12-23, Matthew 10:5a, 21-33.
Readings for Sunday, June 28 (Fourth Sunday after Pentecost): Jeremiah 28:5-9, Romans 7:1-13, Matthew 10:34-42.


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