Building Healthy Families

Posted July 12, 2024

Building Healthy Families: Humility is hard to come by during a difficult conversation - especially when you’re sure you are right and your husband (or wife, or child, or parent, or coworker, or pastor…) is wrong. Here are three simple but powerful words to remember that will help when conflict comes in any relationship: I am sorry. “A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.” Proverbs 15:1 Lutheran Family Service

Staying connected to Zion

Posted July 12, 2024

  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.

Offices Have Moved

Posted July 12, 2024

Zion's offices have temporarily moved and are now located at 721 3rd st in the old Home Mutual Building across from Templeton Savings Bank.  (Same phone number)

Preparing for worship

Posted July 12, 2024

Preparing for Worship: 
July 14 Eighth Sunday after Pentesost: Amos 7:7-15,  Ephesians 1:3-14, Mark 6:14-29
July 21 Ninth Sunday after Pentecost: Jeremiah 23:1-6,Ephesians 2:11-22, Mark 6:30-44
July 28 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost: Genesis 9:8-17, Ephesians 3:14-21,  Mark 6:45-56
August 4 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost: Exodus 16:2-15, Ephesians 4:1-16, John 6:22-35

Summer Worship Services

Posted July 12, 2024

Summer Worship Services
Summer Worship Services will be held at Historic Trinity at 6:30 p.m. on July 25, and August 22

Sunday Morning Worship Schedule

Posted July 12, 2024

Tentative Worship Schedule During Repair Work

July 14 at Historic Trinity at 9:00 a.m.
July 21 at  Historic Trinity at 9:00 a.m.

Watch for updates!

Zion's App

Posted July 12, 2024

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.


Posted July 12, 2024

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