Posted April 6, 2021

Confirmation: Celebrate with our confirmands and families! On Wednesday, April 21, our confirmands will give witness to Christ in our Witness night (6:30 p.m.). Then, on Sunday, April 25 (April 24 at Trinity), they will confess Christ before the gathered congregation and be welcomed into Communicant membership, joining us at the altar in celebration of the Sacrament of Holy Communion.


Grief Share

Posted April 6, 2021

Our 2021 session of Grief Share will begin the first Thursday after Easter, April 8 at Trinity-Manilla. There are two sessions from which to choose: 9:30am or 6:30pm. This experience will equip you to answer important questions regarding grief as well as provide you with practical steps you can take as you figure out life without your loved one. $20 registration fee which covers book costs and licensing fees, but if that is going to stop you from coming – please, come! Our top priority is to walk with you through grief.

Staying Connected to Zion

Posted March 31, 2021

  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 You Tube or 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.

Zion's App

Posted March 31, 2021

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.

Tree planting

Posted March 16, 2021

Zion & Trinity in partnership: Join the youth group and LERT team for a tree planting service event in Manning and Manilla on Monday, April 26 at 6:00 p.m. More details to follow! 

Easter Breakfast

Posted March 16, 2021

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Easter breakfast a success!! Zion Preschool thanks all those who donated time, food, & money to the Easter breakfast. $2,000 will go toward the Christian education of our precious 3 & 4 year old’s & their families.



Posted March 16, 2021

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

Sunday mornings after worship for Bible study via Facebook Live

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.

Updated Covid-19 Mitigation strategies

Posted March 16, 2021

Masking is encouraged at Zion events.
Sanitizer is available throughout the building.
Pews have been designated for spacing.
Continue live streaming options.

The Safety and Security Team also recommends that you download the Zion app. It enhances our communication capabilities by enabling us to send notifications to your cell phone. Download “The Church App” and select “Zion.”

Care Connections: In times of uncertainty, such as we find ourselves in the midst of the current pandemic, communication is critical. Please, please ensure that your contact information is up to date, especially emails and cell numbers. You may email this to Zion at Thank you!

Manning Food Pantry

Posted January 14, 2021

Manning Food Pantry: Current needs include:  Block cheese, vegetable oil, ranch salad dressing, other salad dressings, instant potatoes, small cans of coffee, pizza sauce, cooking oil, juice, mens/womens deoderant, dish soap, and laundry detergent.  Reminder: The food pantry cannot accept any expired food.

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.

Preparing for worship

Posted January 14, 2021

Preparing for Worship: 
Readings for Sunday, April 11 (Second Sunday of Easter): Acts 4:32-35, 1 John 1:1-2:2, and John 20:19-31.
Readings for Sunday, April 18 (Third Sunday of Easter): Acts 3:11-21, 1 John 3:1-7, Luke 24:36-49
Readings for Sunday, April 25 (Fourth Sunday of Easter): Acts 4:1-12, 1 John 3:16-24, John10:11-18.
Readings for Sunday, May 2 (Fifth Sunday of Easter): Acts 8:26-40, 1 John 4:1-11 (12-21), John 15:1-8.


Posted October 8, 2020

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