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Zion's bakers are busy turning out their delicious loaves of 

  pulla * Finnish coffee bread

for $12.00 a loaf.  

It is available 

Wednesday Mornings from the Church Office from 9 to 12

Sunday Mornings after 10 a.m. worship.

Also watch the sign at the corner of Wellington and Upton letting you know fresh bread is available on baking days.

ACTIVITIES AT ZION

1.  CHRISTMAS CHEER PARTICIPATION

The Mitten Tree is now set up in the narthex awaiting your donations of knitted items for Christmas hampers.

And once again we will be a Christmas Cheer Depot Wednesday, December 13, 2023.  Volunteers are needed to assist with the Christmas Cheer depot here at Zion on. Each year we service approximately 50-70 families in our downtown neighbourhood which assists in the celebration of Christmas with their families. Your assistance is required mainly for receiving delivery and arranging boxes/gifts as they arrive here and then distributing them once the recipients arrive for pickup. Generally the time span for this is approximately from 10 am to 2 pm at the very latest. Please sign the sheet that is posted on the bulletin board by the side entrance.

 

2.  CHOIR - Rehearsals are Wednesdays at 7 in the sanctuary under the direction of Karen Kettles, Ministry of Music Director. As well voices to lead hymns and offer Sunday anthems, Karen is inviting singers to make a short term commitment to prepare and present special music for Zion's 100th Anniversary Service on October 29. There may also be brief rehearsals after 10 a.m. worship to polish music for this event closer to the time.  Leave your name at the church office (705 253 8703) if you would like Karen to contact you with more details.

3.  SEWING ROOM - Opens September 22. It will be Fridays from 9:30 to noon this Fall.   Enter by the main Upton Road door. There is a doorbell and expect our trusty, doorman, John Gabriel to welcome you. the sewing room@zion will close for the Christmas Season on the first Friday in December.  A date will be set by group at that time to resume in January 2024.  This mission is open to the community and is ecumenical.  Items are sewn for need in our community and in 3rd World countries. Call co-ordinator, Pat Mathews 705 945 8741 for more details. Also see photos in slides on "What We Do" page.

4.  LUTHERAN CHURCH WOMEN MEETING - The LCW will meet the third Tuesday of the month, at 1:30 p.m.  All women are invited to join for discussion and fellowship.

5.  BIBLE STUDY - Emmaus and Zion will join together for Bible Study every other MONDAY.  Emmaus', Pastor Holly Klemmensen leads this study.  There is an afternoon and morning group from which to choose.  There will be a break for Christmas and Holy Week until the end of June.    The study will be in the Emmaus Hall off the parking lot 1643 Wellington St. E.   Please confirm with Pastor Brad, Zion Office 705-253-8703 or Pat Mathews 705 945 8741.

6. MANNA BASKET for PAULINE’S PLACE -  When shopping consider donations of non-perishable food or household supplies for the Manna Basket at Zion.  A delivery will be made again mid-December.  The Thanksgiving delivery was abundant with variety of food including fresh vegetables.

 

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