Inviting. Enriching. Diverse. All are truly welcome at Mt Zion Lutheran Evangelical Church. We are a vibrant and growing congregation located in Wauwatosa, WI. Our members include individuals from all over the Milwaukee area. At Mount Zion, you’ll walk away from worship services feeling invigorated. We provide a meaningful Christian community, intelligent conversation, a nourishing and safe family atmosphere and opportunities for giving back to those in need.

Mount Zion is a congregation of the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), a nationwide church body based in Chicago with over 4.5 million members. Our community is full of folks from all kinds of backgrounds who have found a home here. We challenge and support one another through our individual paths and our collective mission. We love to laugh.

Are you new? Learn more about what to expect from our congregation.

  • Operation InAsMuch Outreach
  • Leadership Board
  • ACOA Meetings
  • Blood Drives
  • Spiritual & Grief Counseling
  • Collection of School Supplies
  • Collection of Mittens, Socks, Hats
  • TOSA Cares Pantry
  • Adult Forums
  • First Communion Classes
  • Women’s Bible Study
  • Education Advisory Team
  • New Member Meetings
  • Lenten Services
  • Prayer Group
  • Sunday School Children’s Choir
  • Weddings, Baptisms, Funerals
  • Audit & Finance Ministry Team
  • Safe Haven for Tosa Montessori
  • Mt Zion Book Club
  • Inviting Ministry Team
  • Marketing Ministry Team
  • Women’s Retreat
  • Financial Peace University
  • Synod Gatherings
  • Partners in Faith Dinner & Study
  • Visitation/Homebound Ministry
  • Love Circle
  • Collection of Hygiene Products
  • Office & Administrative Volunteers
  • Men’s Bible Study
  • Prayer Shawl Ministry
  • Confirmation Program & Mentors
  • Rotation Sunday School
  • Coffee Hour Ministry
  • Brown Bag Bible Study
  • Festival Bells, Voices of Zion
  • Property & Maintenance Ministry
  • Home Bible Study Groups
  • Lay Preaching
  • Acolytes
  • Assisting Ministries
  • Communion Deacons
  • Lectors
  • Ushers
  • Greeters
  • Altar Care
  • Offering Stewards
  • Nursery Care
  • Bulletin Stuffers
  • Workcamp
  • Youth Quake
  • Youth Service Projects
  • Youth Gathering
  • Fellowship Activities

Our Staff Members

Steve Ohrtman

Passionate about sharing God’s unconditional love for all, I am honored to serve this congregation.

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Deb Ohrtman

The scriptures are full of timeless stories to help us live life to the fullest, and I feel so blessed to share those.

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