02.04.17 Announcements

02.04.17 Announcements

Last Week

Remember- Today is Zion's 1st Field Trip to Reconciler's. The address is 920 31st St. Des Moines. The service starts at 11am.
 
Thank you to those who donated at the blood drive last Thursday February 1st.
 
Look for your 2017 giving statement in the mail this week. If you have any questions, please contact Allison Saba at   or call the church office! Thank you.
 
Thank you to New Hope Methodist Church for their donations to Backpack Buddies, a ministry that feeds 40 children over the weekend. 
 
Happening Now
 
Update on Zion's 1st Field Trip - Today at 11am February 4th  
If you are able, Zion would appreciate your offering for the week.  It helps us pay the bills.  We also encourage you to bring something for a gift to Reconciler's.  So many times, what keeps us apart is that we're all offering dependent and living week by week as churches.  Let's stress this week and bless both.
Pastor Billy Young says we'll be dismissed about 12:30 on Sunday.  If you'd like to debrief after your visit to Reconciler's, Pastor John will be in the Local Eats Food Court at Merle Hey Mall following the service.  He'll wait from 1:00 - 1:30 for anyone who wants to debrief to come.  It's OK to ask questions.  It helps us all grow in our understanding of one another.  You're invited to debrief over lunch if you want to.
 
Backpack Buddies
For the month of February, Zion is partnering with New Hope Methodist Church to prepare 40 bags of food each week. They are delivery to Samuelson Elementary. 
 
Life Line Screening
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, is pleased to offer a preventive health event at Zion Lutheran Church on 2/6/2018.  Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount).  All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.  There are three ways to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call toll-free 1-888-653-6441 or visit http://lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle or text the word circle to 797979
 
 
Trivia Night 
Zion's Fourth Annual Trivia Night Fundraiser is coming up! The event will be hosted at the the FAA Enrichment Center DMACC in Ankeny on Friday, February 16th from 6:30PM-9:00PM Trivia night is a great event for adults to come together and compete in team trivia and also enjoy food, drink, and a silent auction. 100% of the proceeds will go towards summer Bible camp scholarships for Zion STARS Academy students. RSVP is required- please contact Sherilyn Rittgers at 515-270-8142 or   to reserve a spot for yourself or host a team table!
 
Message from the Trust Fund
The purpose of the Zion Trust Fund is to enhance the work of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church by distributing money for missions at home and overseas, for outreach into the community, and for special purposes as may be designated by the donor. To honor that purpose, the Trust Fund has accrued funds for that mission outreach. Funding request forms are available from any Board member or through the church office. Any questions may also be directed to any Trust Fund Board member.

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