Zion 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. All are welcome!
Join us at:
183 William Street, Portland, CT 06480
Call us: 860-342-2860
Write to us: P.O. Box 202, Portland, CT 06480
March 12: Third Sunday in Lent, 9 a.m., Bulletin
Worship in person with us, Sundays at 9 a.m.
A recording of the service will be posted on
Zion’s Youtube Channel, on Monday morning
Note: The bulletin for March 19 will not be available online until the following week. Please call the church if you would like a copy before then.
- On Sundays during Lent, an episode of The Chosen will be shown following worship in the Lounge at 10:30 a.m.
- On Wednesdays during Lent, join us for a repeat showing of The Chosen episode at 6 p.m., followed by Compline, Night Prayer at approximately 7 p.m. Compline will also be Live Streamed on Facebook.
- And throughout Lent, we will be collecting items for the Portland Food Bank. On March 12, we are collecting paper goods: toilet paper, paper towels, tissues, and napkins. On March 19, we are collecting toothpaste, toothbrushes mouthwash, dental floss For additional needed items see Alms Giving.
- Deadline to order Easter Lilies is April 2, Order Form
Welcome to True Vine Church members worshipping in the upper Fellowship Hall each Sunday morning at 11 a.m.
Upcoming events & news items listed below. See Outreach for complete calendar and event details.
- February 26 – April 2: Throughout Lent, we will be collecting items for the Portland Food Bank, for needed items see Alms Giving.
- March 2: Open House at Sunny Hill Preschool, 4:30 – 6 p.m., children welcome.
- April 2: Deadline for Easter Lilies, Order Form
- First and Third Sundays: Sunday School for ages 3 to 16, following worship, contact the church office for details.
- Second and Fourth Sundays: Bible study, 10:15 a.m. following worship. Season Three of “The Chosen,” all welcome to join at any time.
- Any time: The CHOSEN, Season 3 is available on Facebook, Roku, Fire-stick, The CHOSEN app, AngelStudios.com and on TheCHOSEN.TV websites.
- Any time: Contact Allen Hill if you are interested in singing in the choir — 860-490-3963 or email email@example.com
- Any time: Drop off collected pull tabs for Ronald McDonald House in the Red Box. Grace Guild will deliver them in the near future.
- Anytime: simple donations to Zion can be made through the purchase of Scrip gift cards, and by signing up for Amazon Smile. Details here
- Link to BULLETINS, including upcoming service.
- Link to OUTREACH, church newsletter
- Link to Guidelines for In Person Worship, no longer required. Masks are now optional
- Link to Zion on Facebook
- Link to Easy Ways to Donate to Zion, including PayPal
- Link to Other Ways to Donate to Zion: Scrip & Amazon Smile
If you are in need of pastoral assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to 860-342-2860, or to Pastor Sara at 678-882-9011 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Church office hours : Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Call for information if you would like to learn more or if you are interested in becoming a member. 860-342-2860.