God’s Work Our Hands

God's Work. Our Hands. Sunday in South Dakota - South Dakota Synod, ELCAJoin us for God’s Work Our Hands Sunday!

September 26, 2021
1:00 PM

This year, we are partnering with Bethlehem Lutheran to make a difference in our Aberdeen community! All volunteers will meet at Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 1:00 pm.  From there, volunteers will be given directions and will go to their volunteer locations.

Choices for Service Projects

  1. Landscaping:  Bethlehem Lutheran Church
    Will be shoveling and spreading rock
  2. Tie Blankets:  Bethlehem Lutheran Church
    Will be making tie blankets to be distributed to shelters in
  3. Outdoor Projects:  New Beginnings Center
    Will be sanding and staining picnic tables, pruning plants, etc.
  4. Food Pantry: Journey Home
    Will be going through food items, organizing, and cleaning the food pantry

Weekly Announcements

Announcements for the Week of September 26

Here are some highlights of the events and happenings at Zion.  For a full list of announcements, please click here.

Worship and Fellowship

Ministry Opportunities

Would you consider donating either the whole cost or half the cost of a Sunday broadcast? A whole Sunday service is $110.00 and one half is $55.00. You are welcome to donate in remembrance of a loved one or in celebration of a special occasion to support this ministry. To sign up as a sponsor, contact the church office at 225-6755.  We are in need of radio broadcast sponsorships for the fall—please consider giving a gift today!

The September Special Offering is Safe Harbor. Safe Harbor serves women, men and children by providing shelter and resources for making positive life choices.  Our mission is to empower individuals in abusive situations by providing advocacy and support services. To fulfill our mission we offer the following: Confidentiality, Safety, Comfort, Non-judgement support, Advocacy & Community Education. We are a non- profit organization that is funded through grants and donations.


SOAP NEEDED – Our women’s group is in need of bars of soap that are gentle on skin for making Lutheran World Relief baby and personal care kits. They are also in need of nail clippers. These kits are packed and then distributed globally to help our neighbors in need. All donations can be left in the LWR tub on the table in the Narthex.







COOKBOOKS FOR SALE – The Zion cookbooks are done and they are here!  Cost is $20 and the proceeds support our youth programming.  Pick yours up anytime throughout the week in the church office.






SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE – School supplies can break and run dry come  mid-year.  The Social Concerns Committee will be collecting new school supplies to donate to areas schools this winter in order to restock students’ supplies as needed.  Feel free to place new items (notebooks, folders, pens, pencils, crayons, glue sticks, scissors, etc.) into the tote in the narthex.  Thank you for your help with this ministry!



VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – We are in need of volunteers for both the 8:30 & 10:45 AM worship services! If you would be willing to usher, lector, do sound board, PowerPoint or worship assist, please indicate this on your Welcome Sheet that you can find in the middle rack of your pew, or talk to Pastoral Assistant Saundra or Kathy Heffernan.  Training will be provided in  all areas.


Youth and Family

Sunday School | Hermon Baptist Church


Join us for weekly Sunday School faith time! Families will meet at 9:40 a.m. in the Friendship Room for our group opening; after the opening, kids will go to their Sunday School rooms, and parents are invited to a time of coffee and fellowship in the Fellowship Hall.


Join Pastoral Assistant Saundra for an hour of faith and fun!


Both Middle School & High School will meet every Sunday at 9:45 AM in the Youth Room




YOUTH PROGRESSIVE SUPPER for September will be on Sunday, September 26th. Open to middle and high school youth.  Bring a friend! We will meet at Zion at 4:30 pm, and we will take the church van to our different locations.

Kids will be returned for pick-up or can be dropped off at home after the event upon request.




Connect with Us


If you are worshiping with us for the first time, we would love to know who you are. If you’re ready to connect with us, the best way to do that is to fill out the Digital Connect Card below.

We look forward to following up with you.

    Online Worship Opportunities


    September 19, 2021 Traditional Worship Service–8:30 AM

    September 19, 2021 Contemporary Worship Service–10:45 AM


    Upcoming Youth Events



    YOUTH ROOM PAINTING – Our youth progressive supper is going to look a little different this month – we’re staying put!  On Sunday, August 29th from 4-8 PM, we will be painting our youth space and we would love all the help we can get!  Supper will be provided for all volunteers.  Plan on wearing cloths you won’t mind getting dirty and any painting supplies you can bring with you would be appreciated!



    YOUTH GROUP–Join Pastoral Assistant Saundra for an hour of faith and fun!

    Middle School: 1st and 3rd Sundays at 9:45 am

    High School: 1st and 3rd Sundays at 12:00 pm



    Youth Rummage Sale Fundraiser — GracePointe Church


    The annual youth rummage sale will be held on Saturday, August 28th from 8am-12pm.  We will need volunteers to help set up the night before and to work the event on the day of.

    Worship Schedule & Directions