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-Gracie Allen
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Upcoming Events at Zion:

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Zion's Spring Salad Bar


Thursday, April 24, 2014
11:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Tickets are $7.00 and will be available to the door the day of the salad bar. If you need further information please contact the church office 574-233-5446 or click here to send an email to the church office.

News/Events Coming Soon:

2014 CROP WALK PLANNING MEETING
Monday, April 21, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
We’re meeting at Zion to plan for this year’s walk!

DISMAS HOUSE DINNER
Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.
Zion, through our Missions Ministry, volunteers once a month at Dismas House. We make,
serve, and enjoy dinner with the guests of Dismas House. We would like three or four people
to come and experience dinner and fellowship. Please see Helen Geglio.

ALL CHURCH WORK DAY
Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. until noon
This is a wonderful opportunity to work together and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Anyone can participate for any amount of time. And ALL work is appreciated.

2014 Lenten Art Project
The Lenten Art Project is underway! Sixteen UCC artists from various parts
of Indiana are engaged in weekly reflection on scripture while also working
on their own artistic projects focused on Lenten themes. We can’t wait to see
the results. And Zion will be the first host for what we hope will be a traveling
exhibition!
Please plan to stop by the church on Saturday April 26 between 2:00 and 5:00 to meet some
of the artists, view some great arts and crafts, see how creativity and spirituality blend, and
(of course) enjoy some snacks!
Art Project Reception and Exhibition
Saturday April 26, 2014
2:00 to 5:00 PM
Zion United Church of Christ
South Bend
By Carrie Call (c.call@ikcucc.org)

CHILDREN’S CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
meets at 10:30 a.m. on the second floor.
Children 3-12 will be with Nancy Philabaum & Beth Green.
During April “In Jerusalem” will be our focus:
April 13 - Palm Sunday
April 20 - Easter - No Class
April 27 - Road to Emmaus

Sunday Morning Adult Education
Meets in Fellowship Hall at 10:30 a.m.
Led by Pastor Wendy
EMBRACING SPIRITUAL AWAKENING
Embracing Spiritual Awakening invites participants to examine
and understand the changing cultural landscape
in North America. Please join us.
Session 1: Waking Up
Session 2: Believing
Session 3: Behaving
Session 4: Belonging
Session 5: Awakening

The Zion Sisters of Faith COOKBOOK has arrived! Recipes &Remembrances. There are 444 recipes to enjoy! Prices are:
Cookbook & CD & E-book -$20.00
Cookbook & CD - $18.00 CD - $5.00 All proceeds go
to help pay for our new kitchen.

CHOIR REHEARSAL
Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.

TUESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY
Meets in the library at 9:00 a.m.
Led by Pastor Wendy
Join us each Tuesday at 9am as we study together.
We continue studying the book,
The Heart of Christianity by Marcus Borg.


Lenten Daily Devotions 2014

Click Here to download the Lenten Devotions in PDF format.

Lenten Daily Devotions
2014
North West Association
Indiana/Kentucky Conference
United Church of Christ
Many thanks to the North West Association churches who participated in the creation of this Lenten Devotional:
First Congregational UCC, Elkhart
First UCC, Bremen
First UCC, Plymouth
Grace UCC, Culver
Immanuel UCC, Highland
Plymouth UCC, Goshen
St. Andrews UCC, Mishawaka
St. John UCC, Woodland
St. Peter’s UCC, South Bend
Trinity UCC, Gary
Union Community Church UCC, Valparaiso
Zion UCC, South Bend
&
Rev. Dr. Carrie Call, Associate Conference Minister
This daily devotional is a reflection of the diversity in the United Church of Christ. It is with great joy that we share the following reflections with you at this most sacred time of the year.

MISSIONS MINISTRY HELPING HAND CART

MARCH’S HELPING HAND CART
During March we will continue to support Broadway Christian Parish with these items:
men’s socks, bleach (used for cleaning), laundry soap, liquid soap ,
coffee (They serve 200 cups a day.)
FOOD: noodles, side dishes, canned vegetables,
single serving items like applesauce & fruit
We will also continue to collect peanut butter and paper items
such as toilet paper, facial tissues, and disposable diapers.
Please help families in need by making a donation.Thank you for your generosity.
Missions Ministry


Sunday Mornings
9:00 Worship Service 10:00 Fellowship 10:30 Sunday School
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