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 according to the Holy Gospel.

About 350 people of richly diverse backgrounds, coming from Portland, Connecticut, and surrounding towns, are joined together in fellowship at Zion. We invite you to join us.

Join us at:
183 William Street
Portland, CT 06480

Call us: 860-342-2860
Write to us: P.O. Box 202, Portland, CT 06424
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Regular Worship Schedule:
Sunday Worship 9 a.m.
Sunday Coffee Hour 10:15 a.m.
Sunday School, on hiatus for the summer

Special Worship Services:
June 3rd, 9:30 a.m., we will worship at Trinity Episcopal Church, 345 Main Street, with Pastor Kari preaching. No worship at Zion that morning.  June 24: Worship at Faith Lutheran, 9:30 a.m., no worship at Zion. Potluck luncheon to follow.  July 1st, 9 a.m., Zion hosts members of Trinity and Portland United Methodist, and on August 5th, 9 a.m., we will worship at United Methodist, 381 Main Street.

Call for information about New Member Classes, starting soon.

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

  • Choir: Chime Choir, Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. and Adult Choir, Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.
  • June 3: Worship at Trinity Episcopal Church,345 Main Street, 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Kari preaching.  No worship at Zion that morning.
  • June 7-9: Synod Assembly at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield Massachusetts. Contact Pastor Kari for information.
  • June 9: Clean up day at church, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • June 17: Honoring our graduates during worship this morning. 9 a.m.
  • June 18: Grace Guild meeting in the lounge, 1 p.m.
  • June 24: Worship at Faith Lutheran, 9:30 a.m., no worship at Zion that morning; potluck lunch to follow.
  • June 24: Join other churches in town for annual CROP Walk, 10:30 at the Portland Riverfront Park.
  • July 1: Zion will host members of those congregations in worship at 9 a.m., with Pastor Tara Leduke preaching.
  • August 5: Worship at Portland United Methodist, 381 Main Street, 9 a.m., with The Rev. Phil Bjornberg preaching. No worship at Zion that morning.