Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
14205 Ida Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68142
Rev. Martin Greunke
Church Office (402) 493-1744
Saturday 6:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM
Sunday School 9:15 AM and Adult Bible Classes 9:30 AM
Lenten Worship begins Ash Wednesday March 5th 4:30 PM and 7:00 PM
Lenten Dinners provided Wednesdays during Lent 5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Holy Week Worship
Holy Thursday, 4:30 & 7:00 PM (stripping of the altar takes place at 7:00 PM only),
Good Friday, 7:00 PM only (Tenebrae Service),
Holy Saturday (The Easter Vigil) 6:00 PM w/Communion
Easter Sunday, 8:00 & 10:30 with Communion.
The Children’s Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 9:30 AM.
Easter Breakfast Buffet Eggstravaganza 7:30am - 10:00am.
There will be NO Sunday School or Bible Classes on Easter Day.
Welcome To Zion Lutheran Church
The Mission of Zion Lutheran Church is to reach out to the community as we embrace our fellow members, building on the strength of our heritage in the true Word of God. To this end, Zion's members see themselves as loving Christians called by God to serve Him according to His purpose.
Be sure to take the picture tour of our church and see the activities of our Sunday School, Vacation Bible School and Ziggy (Zion's Inspired Group of God's Youth).
- LENTEN DINNERS - Wednesday Lenten dinner (April 9) will be served by the Board of Elders, 5:15-7:00 PM. This week’s menu is brats and hot dogs.
- CONCORDIA 5K RUN/WALK - on Saturday, May 10th. Register online today at www.concordiaomaha.org. Entry fee includes T-shirt, 5K timing, delicious pancakes and a chance to win a medal. This is a great event for runners and walkers at any level or age.
- JOB OPENING - Zion Lutheran Church has an opening for a part-time (possible full-time) position in the church office. Duties include bulletin preparations using Synod software, designing newsletter, scheduling of worship committees, non-financial record keeping, membership maintenance (transfers, new members and visitors), appointment scheduling, answering phones and various other duties using Microsoft Word and Excel. Microsoft Publishers skills are needed. For interested, or for more questions regarding this position, please contact one of Zion’s elders.
- MITEY MUFFINS - The weekend of April 12 & 13 the Lydia & Rebekah Circles will be serving homemade muffins after the services. The free will offering for the "Mitey Muffin" weekend will be a mite offering for missions.
- Vacation Bible School - It's not too early to sign up for VBS! Find out more information here.
- VOTER’S ASSEMBLY/NEW MEMBER RECEPTION - Mark your calendars for April 27th after the 10:30 worship service for the quarterly Voter’s Assembly and new member reception. This is a chance to meet the new members that will be joining us during the 10:30 service.
Christmas Boutique 2013
Zion Lutheran Church held its second annual Christmas Boutique on November 16th, 2013. Proceeds from the event helped fund a future Hong Kong Mission Trip planned for 2014. Volunteers from Zion will lead Vacation Bible School in Hong Kong. Vendors included Handmade Jewelry, Mary Kay, Origami Owl, Sandy's Kitchen, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Vault Denim, Velata, Woodworks, Whimsical Welcomes, Wildtree, and many others. Here are pictures of all the vendors who participated. Photos courtesy of Richard Thies.
Pastor Schmitt Farewell
On Sunday July 14, the congregation of Zion Lutheran Church held a farewell potluck for Pastor Schmitt and wife Mary. It was an opportunity for the members of the church to let the Pastor know how much they appreciated his work for the last 16 years at Zion. The ladies from Lydia Circle, and Rebekah Circle presented farewell wishes and gifts to give to the Pastor and his wife Mary.