This Week @ Zion

 

Gospel Sunday – Join us for some good ‘ole country gospel music THIS Sunday at the 10:45 a.m. service.

 

There is no CrossTrainers youth group tomorrow. Youth Open Gym will be Sunday at 6:00 p.m.

 

Voter’s meeting Sunday, February 25 at 2:00 p.m. in the Gym. Agenda is attached and paper copies are available in the Narthex. Childcare will be provided.

 

Thanks to Janet Meyer for sharing her talents on the organ at this Sunday’s 8am service.

 

The Mission Board would like to thank everyone who helped with the spring sausage sale. We sold over 4300 pounds of sausage and made over $13,000 profit for local and global missions. All of the volunteers’ hard work and efforts were invaluable to make this fundraiser a success.

 

Seats still avilable – Monday, February 19 -Zion Mission Board invites you to come for a private showing of the new movie "Samson" (PG 13) at City Lights Theater in Georgetown. The movie begins at 6:30 p.m. Arrive early for a brief introduction and stay for a brief post movie discussion. Call the Church Office to reserve your seats (512) 863-3065. Admission is free, yet all participants may contribute to a free will offering.  Hope to see you there!

 

Evening Circle and Faith Circle ---thank you to all for your support of the Ash Wednesday Soup Supper. The freewill offering collected was $601 to be given to Upbring and Lutheran World Relief. Your support is appreciated!

 

The Zion Choir will not meet February 19. Rehearsals resume on the Mondays after (2/26, 3/5, etc.) at 6:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Join us for musical preparations for upcoming Good Friday and Easter morning services. Contact Marc Profant for more information. marc.profant@zionwalburg.org

 

Help wash away dirt and germs by donating bars of soap this month.  Evening Circle LWML is collecting bars of soap for Lutheran World Relief.  Place bath size (4 to 5 oz.) wrapped bars of soap in the laundry basket in the Narthex.

 

Notes from our School – Time for Yearbook Ads: Contact Jen Wickert (jmwick928@gmail.com) if you are interested in placing a student recognition or business ad in the school yearbook. Ad order form is attached. Orders for the yearbook come out in the Spring. Concordia High School: See attachment that shares a new variable tuition option for Zion families. Call to receive more information. Concordia is a Lutheran High School and an extension of our elementary school in the Georgetown area. If you desire to hear more about personal experiences of having a student graduate from CHS, talk to Mr. Wrege, Suzan Winkelman, or Tonya Loesch. New Security Doors: Note that our security process has been changed in regard to the security doors. The NEW ones are the existing outside doors at the Main Entrance. The camera and buzzer system is to the right. Just make sure you stand in front of the camera (and smile ????).

 

Stewardship Emphasis for February – Lutherans For Life … Applies God’s Word, both His Law and His Gospel, to all the life issues—abortion, chastity, assisted suicide and euthanasia, and bio-technology. Assists For Life Christians in offering the hope and help of the Good News of Jesus Christ to women with an untimely pregnancy; women, men, and families suffering under the guilt of an abortion; young people with questions and concerns about sexuality; and the elderly and those with disabilities or terminal illnesses. Believes God gives the gift of life to all people—from the moment of conception until natural death. Needs your support to continue to encourage, educate, and uplift with a Gospel-centered, Word-based message of hope, forgiveness, and new life!

 

Lenten Devotions – “Silent Witnesses” - available from LHM.  Did you ever wish that you could have been there at Jesus' passion?  Imagine what it would be like:  to hear ...to smell and taste...to see... to touch...   Download the devotions or receive the devotions every day in your email box at https://www.lhm.org/lent/

 

Stephen Ministry Introductory Workshops Saturday, February 24 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.; OR Sunday, February 25 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, Georgetown. Check-in and refreshments begin an hour before each session. Cost is $15 or $50 per congregation (4 or more) www.stephenministry.org/workshop  Contact Jean Kirkland, 512-658-5126 if interested.

 

University Lutheran Church - Open House - Come visit our new ministry space! 2100 San Antonio St.  Austin.   Corner of San Antonio and 21st Street. Sunday, March 4, 1 - 4 p.m. Free street parking or in the St. Austin garage off of San Antonio Street. Contact Pastor Mittwede for info. 512-461-3425 Richard@ulcaustin.com

 

Calendar for Week of February 18-25

SUNDAY    

Traditional Worship 8:00 a.m.                                                                               

Christian Education 9:30 a.m.

Gospel Sunday Worship 10:45 a.m.                                                                                   

Youth Open Gym 6:00 p.m.

 

MONDAY  

No School – Parent/Teacher Conferences                                                          

Quilting 5:00 p.m. – Liese Home

Samson Movie at City Lights 6:30 p.m.

 

TUESDAY   

Praise Team Practice 6:00 p.m. – Sanctuary                                            

Boy Scouts 6:30 p.m. – Fellowship Hall

Summer Planning Committee 7:00 p.m. – Parlor

 

WEDNESDAY  

Men’s Bible Study 6:00 a.m. – G. Buchhorn Home                   

Chapel 8:10 a.m. – Sanctuary                                                                                    

Dominoes 1:00 p.m. - Parlor                                                                        

Jr. Confirmation 6:00 p.m. – Multipurpose Room

Lenten Service - 7:00 p.m.

Men’s Chorus 8:00 p.m. – Sanctuary

 

THURSDAY 

Men’s Bible Study 6:00 a.m. – IHOP                                           

Quilting 10:00 a.m. – Liese Home

Bylaw Review Committee 6:00 p.m. – Parlor    

 

FRIDAY     

YouthQuake Conference in San Antonio (Fri-Sun)

 

SUNDAY    

Worship 8:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. with Communion                                               

Christian Education 9:30 a.m.

New Member Class 12:00-2:00 p.m.–Multipurpose Room                                  

Voter’s Meeting 2:00 p.m. - Gym

 

 

Zion Lutheran Church and School, 6001 FM 1105, Georgetown, TX  78626  512/863-3065 = School 863-5345