The Zion Blog


THANKSGIVING EVE WORSHIP

Once again this year, we will follow Zion’s long-established practice of holding our Thanksgiving worship service on Thanksgiving Eve. Accordingly, this important worship service will be held on Wed., November 25th beginning at 7 PM. Plan to observe Thanksgiving just as the Pilgrims did – by first worshipping our bountiful God!

NO SENIOR WORSHIP SERVICE

The November 19th Senior Worship has been cancelled due to the increase in Covid-19 cases in the area.

Sat., Nov. 14th – Caitlyn Morgan Memorial Fundraiser

A Carry-Out Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser is planned for Saturday, November 14th, 4pm-7pm. Zion Lutheran Church – Parish Hall; 540 Oak Park Ave., Beecher. (Please use the west entrance and everyone must wear a mask.)  The $10/dinner includes; Spaghetti, Salad, Bread, & a Homemade Dessert. Caitlyn Thomas Morgan was a lifelong Beecher resident. She was a (Read the rest…)

SENIOR WORSHIP SERVICE – OCTOBER 15TH

Our last monthly Senior Service was held in February! After checking with a few of our members who enthusiastically agreed, we will begin holding this way-too-long postponed event again this month. The service will be on Thursday, Oct. 15th beginning at 11 AM. Due to the virus that continues to plague us, we will not (Read the rest…)

“Drive-Up” Communion – Time Change

The next “Drive-Up” Communion will be on Sunday, October 4th at approximately 11:40am. Please note the time change. Pastor Rock has begun Jr. Confirmation Classes on Sunday, so “Drive-Up” Communion will be a little later than the previous times. Please pass this information on to those you know who do not have facebook or the (Read the rest…)

ON-LINE BIBLE STUDY TO BEGIN

Due to the ongoing virus, meeting for Bible study has been problematic. In an effort to at least allow those who are digitally “connected” to engage in study, we will begin a 6 part study on Tues., September 22nd. We will meet on-line every other Tuesday for six (6) sessions. We expect each session to (Read the rest…)

WORSHIP SERVICE “RESERVATIONS”

Please remember to call the church office (708-946-2271) or email (zionbeecher@comcast.net) to make your “reservation” for next week’s worship services. If you forget, please sign the attendance sheet or fill out an attendance card that is on the “hand sanitizer table” in the narthex. Thank you.

“Drive-Up” Communion

The next “Drive-Up” Communion opportunity is Sunday, September 6th, 10:15am-11:15am.

WORSHIP TIME CHANGE COMING

The last Monday evening worship service for the summer will be held on Monday, August 31st at 7pm. We will resume our Saturday 5pm worship service on September 12th. Please note that on Labor Day Weekend, only the Sunday 9am service will be held.

IS YOUR SCHOOL READY?

Zion Lutheran School is fully prepared for the new school year with new guidelines and procedures to protect our students, faculty, and staff against Covid-19. Limited Class Sizes: to promote proper social distancing at all times during school hours. We will be meeting daily. (following the IL and CDC guidelines) Daily Temperature Checks: temps will (Read the rest…)