Welcome

IMGP1318NMR2Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church is a worshiping, learning, witnessing, and serving community of baptized persons, among whom the Word is proclaimed and the Sacraments are celebrated.

Join us at:
183 William Street
Portland, CT 06480

Call us: 860-342-2860
Write to us: P.O. Box 202, Portland, CT 06480
Email us: 
Church office:  zion.lutheran@snet.net; or Pastor Kari: pastorkarijo@gmail.com

March 6, Ash Wednesday:
Services at Zion: 
Noon and 7 p.m.
Ashes to Go: Pastor Kari will be outside Trinity Episcopal Church 7 a.m. – 10 a.m., and The Rev. Phil Bjornberg will be there  6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Pastor Daphne Burt will be outside Bethlehem Lutheran Church, One East High Street in East Hampton 6 a.m. – 8 a.m.  Stop by for a blessing and disposition of ashes.

Regular Worship Schedule:
Sunday Worship, 9 a.m.
Sunday Coffee Hour, 10:15 a.m.
Saturday Worship & Potluck Dinner, 4th Saturday of the month, 5:30 p.m.
Children’s Sunday School and Confirmation, 1st and 3rd Sunday, 10:15 a.m.
Sunday Adult Education, 2nd and 4th Sunday, 10:15 a.m.

Call for information if you would like to learn more or if you are interesting in becoming a member.

Upcoming events
listed below.  See Outreach for complete calendar and event details.

  • March 6: Ash Wednesday services, 12 noon and 7 p.m.
  • March 6: Ashes to Go, see above.
  • March 12: Lenten Soup Supper, at Bethlehem Lutheran in East Hampton, 5:45 p.m. soup, 6:15 p.m. service
  • March 18: Grace Guild, 1 p.m.
  • March 19: Lenten Soup Supper, at Zion, 5:45 p.m. soup, 6:15 p.m. service
  • March 24: Communion Instruction Class, following worship; register at pastorkarijo@gmail.com to assure sufficient materials
  • March 26: Lenten Soup Supper, at Trinity Episcopal, 5:45 p.m. soup, 6:15 p.m. service
  • April 2: Lenten Soup Supper, at Portland United Methodist, 5:45 p.m. soup, 6:15 p.m. service
  • April 9: Lenten Soup Supper, at Bethlehem Lutheran in East Hampton, 5:45 p.m. soup, 6:15 p.m. service
  • April 14: Italian Night, begins at 4 p.m.
  • Choir: Chime Choir, Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. and Adult Choir, Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.
  • Anytime: Adult Online Education, contact Pastor Kari to be added to the Google Classroom.
  • Anytime: Cookbooks still available, $12 each.
  • Looking Ahead to 2020: Celebrating 50 Years of the Ordination of Women in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.