Coming to the Light

Reflections from Chris Kress, one of the women who played the role of Mary in our live nativity on Dec. 11. Some slowly … some dancing … some running … some stopping and starting … but all the children came closer.  What were they coming for? Was it the animals,...

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Bells and chimes ring out!

After 25 years of silence, Mt Zion’s Bell Tower is ringing again! The bell tower will be formally dedicated during both services on Sunday, December 13, as the W. Lawrence Shrode Bell Tower, honoring Larry, who had been the music director and organist at Mt Zion for over 30 years, until his...

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Live Nativity this Friday!

So often in the rush of Christmas, we forget the reason we celebrate. This Friday night, Dec. 11, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, Mt Zion is presenting our Third Annual live nativity, complete with animals (petting encouraged), the Holy Family, angels, shepherds, wise men and choir singing carols. It will...

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Advent Devotions

“God Pause” Advent Devotional Are looking for a way to enhance your advent journey? Sign up for “God Pause” daily advent devotional. You will start receiving daily devotions by email when you sign up. God Pause will feature “Creator of the Stars of Night” during Advent (Nov. 29 – Dec. 24)....

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Time to Make a Difference

Good Morning!  I am Sara Bailey.  I am one of the newest members of the church leadership board, and you can usually find me at the 2nd Service.  I have two small sidekicks, Belinda and Melody and my husband, Brad. It is time for us to Make a Difference here...

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Cool Yule Advent Wreaths

Those “Cool Yule Advent wreaths” we made in Sunday School last Sunday turned out great!  God provided enough logs for us, Richard Pearson cut and prepared the logs, Brenda Marciniak and Chris Schofield gathered the materials and showed the children what to do, and Chris Bremer worked behind the scenes with the...

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Christmas Cantata Dec. 20

Please join us as the MZ Adult Choir presents the cantata,  “Sing a Song of Christmas,” on Sunday, Dec. 20 at 8:30 and 10:45 am services. The music of Christmas is a miracle of melody and message.  On the wings of song, the good news of Christ’s birth animates our...

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