Local & Global MissionsZion’s Core Values for Serving: Food, Shelter, Care for the Vulnerable, and Local & Global Missions
Zion’s Core Values for Serving guide who we are and how God is calling us to respond.
The core value for local and global missions means we serve the needs of community at home and abroad.
Zion financially supports Camp Wapo, a Lutheran Bible camp located in Amery, Wisconsin. Each year Zion sends youth of all ages to experience God’s love at this beautiful camp setting.
St. Paul Evangelical Alabek/Lutheran Center and Clinic
Under the leadership of Pastor Mawien Ariik, Missionary in South Sudan, and financial support from Zion Lutheran Church, St. Paul Lutheran Church and Primary School continues to grow and a new Lutheran Center and Clinic have recently been constructed.
Zion Lutheran Church and The Lutheran Church of Faith and Hope (Igelsia Luterana de Nicaragua Fe Y Esperanza) have a long and rich history of partnership in ministry and have been companion churches since February 2013.
Michael Busbey, ELCA Missionary in Central America
Pastor Mawien Ariik, Missionary in South Sudan
Steve and Kim Blewett, Missionaries in Papua New Guinea
Children, Youth, and Family (CYF) programs are always in need of dedicated volunteers like YOU! If interested, please call 763-421-4656 or e-mail a CYF team member.
Every summer a team of Zion volunteers led by Bill Norquist and Sylvan Flaten set off for a Habitat for Humanity site in the Twin Cities to build a house for a family in need.
Zion partners with other area churches driving for Meals on Wheels and we take our turn every 6 weeks. There are 7 routes requiring a total of 35 volunteers each week.
Our next Family Promise week is Dec 12-19. Because of COVID families are being housed in local motels. Volunteers are still needed in many ways. Continue reading for more information on how to help.