Worship services are held on Sundays at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Special church services are held on other festivals. There are midweek services during the seasons of Advent and Lent. We currently follow face covering and physical distancing recommendations. Typical attendance for in-person worship is capped at 50-60 souls. The service is on a radio broadcast to our parking lot at 1620 AM. You will also find recorded services on Facebook at Zion Lutheran Cleghorn.
SUNDAY SCHOOL / ADULT BIBLE CLASS
During the coronavirus pandemic, most Sunday School lesson are done at home. On the first Sunday of the month there is an opportunity to meet in-person. Teachers present the lesson in a special large group session using masking and physical distancing guidelines.
FIRST COMMUNION INSTRUCTION
A First Communion class is offered to young people who are in fifth grade or older. They, along with a parent, meet with the pastor on five Wednesday evenings in September and October.
Confirmation classes for young people who are 8th grader or older are held on Wednesday after school, September through April. The Rite of Confirmation is usually held on the third Sunday in May. Young people in 6th and 7th grades have pre-confirmation instruction on Sundays during Sunday School.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
God has blessed Zion and the community’s children for many years through the summer Vacation Bible School program. Each day offers an opening skit, story time, music, crafts, games, snacks, and a campfire. Vacation Bible School is held in the evenings for one week during July.
The LYF (Lutheran Youth Fellowship) is made up of teenagers (and includes their parents and often younger siblings). There are camp opportunities, a Wisconsin Dells Day, special activities, service projects. The LYF serves the annual Easter Breakfast.
There is a Ladies Guild affiliated with the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. There six study and fellowship circles for women.
Zion’s Fall Fest is held in October. Proceeds from these events support mission outreach and special projects at Zion.
A special evening for women, which is hosted by men of the congregation, is held in May and features a meal and entertainment.
Zion’s Adult Choir sings for worship services throughout the year. New voices are welcome.
By their generous financial support, as well as hands on efforts, the members of Zion engage in various endeavors to proclaim the Gospel and serve the needy in the world, America, Wisconsin, and on the local level.