W H A T   W E   D O 

Our Mission

 
 
Together We

Worship

We are a worshipping
community of sinner-saints
saved by grace alone.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Together We

Grow

We are a family of Christ where
people grow together in 
discipleship and fellowship.
 
 
 
 
 
Together We

Serve

We are an outpost where
ministry and mission in
the name of Jesus is alive.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
O U R   G O A L
 
 
“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations…” (Matthew 28:19-20). We are passionate about sharing the love of Jesus with others.
 
 

Jason Hoerth

Pastor

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
L O O K I N G   A H E A D

Our Events

 
 
 
Summer
Bible
Studies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Oasis
Retreat 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
starting June 2
 
Join us throughout the summer to study God’s Word. Classes are offered for all ages.
 
Adult Bible Study – The Gospel of Luke
Youth Bible Study – Discovering God’s Way of Handling Money
Children’s Bible StudyToy Bible Stories
 
Sundays at 9:45 a.m. in the Lower Level
 
 
June 17-20
 
Vacation Bible School
Dinner: 5:30 – 6 PM
VBS Program: 6 – 8 PM
 
For children Pre-school through 5th Grade
 
 
 
June 28-30
 
Youth will come together for Zion’s annual high school youth retreat at Lakeview Ministries for zip lining, canoeing, horseback riding, campfire devotions and more. 
 
Registration deadline: June 16
 
 
July 11-16
 
Pray for our youth and adults as they travel to Minneapolis for the 2019 National Youth Gathering to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity.
 
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F R O M   T H E   B L O G

Recent Articles

Get Connected through our Family Ministry Activities

by Chris Graves
 
Zion has monthly activities for families to help them get to know one another better and grow together. This time to relax and step away from life’s distractions has been a great opportunity to get connected with family and friends. We welcome others to join us! 
 
We will be having a Dessert Potluck on Saturday, January 26, 6:00-7:30 p.m.  Bring a dessert to share and if you want, a favorite game to play.  The adults will mingle, eat dessert and play games.  There will be free childcare in the Zion nursery!
 
Everyone is invited to our annual Family Retreat.  This year’s retreat will be February 22-24 at Camp Lakeview in Seymour, IN.  Families will spend time together worshipping, singing camp songs, making crafts, playing games, studying the Bible, and doing other fun camp activities (weather permitting).  Pick up a registration form in the Zion Atrium.  This event is for babies through grandparents.
 
Bring your favorite game(s) on February 12 and March 15, 6:30-8:00 p.m.  Also bring a snack to share, if you want, and your own drinks.  All ages can have fun playing games together — our youngest participant so far has been age 2 and our oldest participant has been in her 80’s!
 
We will show an outdoor movie right here at Zion!  On May 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m., a kid-friendly movie will be shown in the Zion Courtyard and we’ll pop some popcorn.
 
For more information about any of the above activities or to RSVP, contact me at cgraves@zionlc.org.  I hope you can join us!

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Building a New Website… Why?

by Pam Blankenship
 
If you are reading this article, that means you have found our new website. You may have already spent some time browsing through it and have started a list of your likes and dislikes. I hope there are many more likes than dislikes.
 
Maybe, more than anything, you are wondering why the change. Why put all the time and effort into something new when our old website was just fine? Fine. My least favorite word.
 
Dictionary.com defines the word fine as, “of superior or best quality; of high or highest grade”; however, in our culture today fine rarely has that meaning. One definition urbandictiontionary.com states, “A word to use when you’re depressed but you don’t want to worry another person.” It really means not fine, not okay, not good, average, below average, leave me alone. It’s something we say when we don’t want to engage. We want to hide or be left alone. If you’ve had a disagreement with your spouse or significant other and they say, “it’s fine.” You should be worried, right.
 
My point is that we don’t want to be fine. We, as the church, want to engage. We want to excel. We want to be Christ-like. We want our website to be a place to draw individuals in.
 
We want a visitor to see our website and see who we are – a place full of loving, welcoming people – and want to come see this place for themselves. We want our members to find ways to connect and become involved with others. Overall, we want this new website to draw people together to share the love of Christ.
 
In conclusion, I hope you find that our new website not only looks pretty with all the fancy photos, but that it will direct to what you are looking for – information, information, information. Whether you are looking for worship times, Bible studies, youth events or ways to get involved. The plan is to use this new website as a communication tool so that everyone is sufficiently informed about the events and happenings of the church. I welcome constructive criticism as to what is needed or missing that will help with this communication. So, please take a look around and hopefully, you will find it engaging and so much more than fine!
 

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Finding a New Vision

by Pastor Jason
 
Welcome to Zion’s website. Welcome to Zion.

There are many things we, as a church, want someone who visits our website and partakes of our ministry to see and experience in us, but first and foremost, is the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Gospel is the most compelling and needed message on earth. It has built this community and made it into a warm and welcoming place. It has been shared in impactful ways both inside and outside of its physical four walls. For 65 years, Zion has endeavored in many, many ways to build a community around the Gospel and to promote the proclamation of the Gospel in many forms. Faithful leaders have blessed its growth, loving servants have blessed its mission, and fortunate stewardship by God has enabled its growth in size.


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Address: 1175 Birney Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45230
Phone: (513) 231-2253 

Office Email: office@zionlc.org

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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