Medical Missionaries — Zion supports Steven and Bethany Friberg, medical missionaries in MtoWa Mbu, Tanzania. Dr. Friberg oversees Rural Health Care option and provides regional medical care to many of the Maasai and Waarusha tribes, caring for many outpatients each year.
Malawi Companion — Zion Lutheran Church has a companion relationship with a parish in Mpenda, Malawi. As companions, we correspond with, pray for, and learn from each other. We are in the process of funded the building of a church building, parsonage and provide a motorcycle for the pastor. We have also frequently supported feeding stations for children. Malawi is in central Africa.
Lutheran World Relief — We collect and assemble health and school kits, make quilts, and conduct clothing drives. This Lutheran agency works in most corners of the world with the poor. Emphasis is placed on agricultural development, water systems, housing, education, etc. Lutheran World Relief responds to natural disasters around the world.
Germanfest Crisis fund — Zion serves a traditional German meal of sauerkraut, pork hocks, potato dumplings and homemade applesauce. All proceeds from this dinner go to Zion’s Crisis Fund. The Crisis Fund was established in 1988 to help those who experience crisis in their lives. Through this fund Zion has an opportunity to be a help hand in our community.
Areas for Support
- General Ministry of Zion Lutheran Church
- Memorial Gift— donation honoring a friend or loved one
- Crossways Bible Camps
- ELCA World Hunger— provides hunger relief world-wide
- ELCA Disaster Response— immediate emergency assistance
- Property and Grounds— maintains our welcoming facilities
- Organ Fund— maintains the sanctuary pipe organ
- Multimedia Fund— supports projection capabilities
- Zion Lutheran Cemetery— supports maintenance
- Mission Partners—helps build new church
- Missionary—Steve and Bethany Friberg
- Lutheran Social Services—works in many areas to help families