announcements:

Zion’s Announcements - June 9, 2019 The paver engraving will be done again in June (specific date has not been set as he is trying to coordinate with a job in Bird Island also). If anyone is interested in purchasing a paver, the cost is $150 for the first one, $100 for each additional one ($250 for two, $350 for three…). On the paver, you can have 4 lines up to 20 characters (which also includes spaces). Please get the information and payment to Amanda Ufkes or Susan Krumrey. Someone left a worship study communion book on the table next to the mailboxes last Sunday. Please check and see if it’s your son or daughter’s and bring it home this Sunday! Invitational Evangelizing: The Power of One-to-One Conversation will be held at Hahn’s Dining and Lounge at 206 Main Street N in Winthrop on Thursday,

June 13th from 6:30-8:00 pm. Pastor Larry Strenge will teach you how to use a conversation tool called “one-to-one” as a way to grow relationships in all areas of life and especially how this is vital in our own spiritual story and in reaching out with the love of Jesus. Pocket Prayer Shawl’s—In the back of church there is a basket with Pocket Prayer Shawl’s help yourself or give to someone in need. All members please note the status of giving and prayerfully consider making your gift today.

Weekly Budget $3126 (amount needed each week to met budget) Weekly offering for June 2nd -Budget- $1350.45 Local- $755.00 Total $2105.45 Sign up for a plot at BL Community Garden. $20 deposit rents you a spot. Deposits will be returned when your plot is cleared in the fall. Contact Ivan Wiggert 320-522-1333 or Lorie Kirtz 833-0000

Green Lake Bible Camp—Summer brochures are on the table at the back of church. VBS (save the dates)—June 16-20th – 6:00-8:30pm Zion is host this year! All 3 year olds, who have completed a year of Sunday School, to 6th graders are welcome to attend.

Bird Island Cultural Centre is offering a free cooking and nutrition class through the University of Minnesota Extension. There will be 6, 2 hour long sessions and child care will be provided. It will be held at Grama’s House at 460 S 6th Street in Bird Island on June 11, 18, 25, and July 2, 9, and 16. There are two session times available from 11am to 1pm and 5-7pm. To register, call 320-365-1011 or 229-220-4232.

Green Lake Quilt Auction—Zion Lutheran will be donating 2 quilts to the Green Lake Bible Camp quilt auction. The first one is named Black Magic. The quilt blocks were already sewn together and were anonymously donated and requested to be made for Green Lake Bible Camp. Additional black fabric was purchased and was sewn together by Susan Dahmes. It was machine quilted by Brenda Leske. The second quilt is named Diamonds & Roses. It was also sewn by Susan Dahmes & machine quilted by Brenda Leske. The quilts will be on display May 12th & 19th in the narthex.

The Green Lake Quilt Auction is July 27th at 11:30. Midsummer’s Festival at Swedlanda Lutheran Church on Wednesday, June 19. An Ice-Cream Social will be held from 4:30 – 7:00 pm, with BBQ sandwiches, beans, potato salad, pie, and home-made ice cream. A program will begin at 7 p.m. featuring The Benson Family Singers. Swedlanda Lutheran Church is 9 miles southwest of Hector, 73950 County Road 16. Please call 320-848-2490 for further information.