Our Ministry Goal
When parents bring babies and young children to be baptized they make a solemn promise before the whole church to--
- faithfully bring their children to the services of God’s house
- teach them the Lord’s Prayer, the Creed, and the Ten Commandments
- place in their hands the Holy Scriptures
- provide for their instruction in the Christian faith.
Birth to Three (Cradle Roll)
In the first years after a baby is baptized at Zion, he or she will get periodic mailings from the church. Each will include helpful tips for the parents on how to help their little one grow up in Christ.
Zion’s Sunday School offers weekly classes for children, age 3 through 5th grade. The classes meet during the Sunday education hour, 10:15-11:15 a.m. Beginners (age 3-kinder) met with their teachers in the fellowship hall for the day’s lesson and activities. Primary (grades 1 & 2) meet in the School Library and Elementary (grades 3-5) meet in the Music Room. Friends and visitors are always welcome. Classes are not held on Easter Sunday.
The New Sunday School year begins every year with a Rally Day (or Promotion Sunday) celebration on the Sunday before Labor Day. Parents register their children, children meet their teachers, and special activities are planned for all.
Our Shepherd Lutheran School
Our Shepherd Lutheran School was expressly founded to offer children an outstanding elementary education in a setting where worship, prayer, and faith-related studies would be part of the daily schedule. Today the school serves children from Kindergarten through eighth grade. For further information visit the school’s website or send a note to the school office.
Vacation Bible School (VBS)
VBS offers children, Pre-K (4 yrs. old) through fifth grade, a week of learning and fun in the heart of the summer vacation. There is no registration fee. VBS dates for 2017: June 12-16. View pictures from VBS 2017