Blessing of prayer shawls

On Sunday, April 10, prayer shawls will be blessed in both services. They are available to be given as a blessing to people who need a reminder of God’s love for them. This would include the sick, bereaved or lonely. Stuffed animals with a message are also available for small...

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Join us for a FREE meal

FREE meal for the community on Wed., March 9! It is time to join with friends and family and celebrate our second free meal for the community. Bring your family, friends and neighbors as we share good conversation, friendship and a caring ear and voice.  A community meal is a...

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Breathing Underwater book study

The illusion is that we can build a secure, unmovable house. That the sand will always be a barrier between the house we have built and the ocean. Has the sea come calling you? Have you lived as though your only options are flight, drowning, death. How do you “breathe”...

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What about prayer?

Have you noticed the changes in the alcove in the narthex next to the Upper Room? It is now being used as a prayer room, but we are also calling it a War Room. In response to the movie War Room, people from Mt Zion have been searching for ways...

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Haiti trip planned

Hello all! This spring 8 students from my school St. Johns Northwestern Military Academy, and I, will be heading to Haiti to help a small town that has still not recovered from the earthquakes in 2010. Our team has been learning about Haitian history during the past few months as part of our...

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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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