ABOUT US


ABOUT US


About Zion

ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH


Zion is located along the banks of the Maumee River in Waterville, just southwest of Toledo, Ohio. In our 130-year history, Zion has remained vibrant and renewed, reaching out to those in need of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Sunday morning at Zion has been described as “alive”.

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

  • Contemporary and Traditional styles of worship
  • Prayer Room in our chapel for those who wish to receive prayer on Sunday mornings.
  • Sermons, children’s sermons and dramas
  • Sunday school for all ages
  • Senior Choir, Praise Group, Bell Choir, vocalists and vibrant congregational singing. Music is considered one of our core values.

ZION IN THE COMMUNITY

  • Waterville and the Anthony Wayne school area know Zion for its outreach and its open doors.
  • Zion Christian Preschool is known in our community for its wonderful Christian Education program.
  • Zion hosts a community Vacation Bible School that attracts many children and volunteers from our community and area churches.
  • For over 40 years, Alcoholics Anonymous has called Zion home.
  • Parents Helping Parents and the Waterville Play shop also use our facility.





About Zion

GENEROUS GIVING

We commit 16% of our weekly offerings, along with grants from our Mission Endowment Fund, to provide support and empowerment to many worthwhile organizations.

These agencies and ministries are locally, regionally, and globally based. We also provide financial assistance through our Scholarship Fund for those who wish to continue education beyond high school.

GIVE TODAY

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
  • Dinners for Eight
  • Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Women’s Groups
  • Adult Bible Fellowships
  • Spiritual Gifts training
  • Contagious Christian course
  • Older Adult Group
  • Men’s Softball and Dartball teams
  • Lenten Soup Suppers
  • Local and global mission trips
  • Youth Group

All of these opportunities help to bring hope, encouragement and support
to a variety of people.

THE FOCUS OF OUR MINISTRY IS BASED UPON:

  • The Word of God
  • Inviting people to share in the sacraments of Baptism and the Lord’s Supper
  • Our Mission to “Go and make disciples”
  • The example of Jesus Christ