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

June 4: 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

June 4: Last day of Sunday School until the fall

Welcome to True Vine Church members worshipping in the upper Fellowship Hall each Sunday mornings at 11 a.m.

Summer Schedule:  Worship will continue to be held in the Sanctuary during the summer months, but on the 2nd Sunday of each month we will have outdoor  worship on the front lawn in front of the Fellowship Hall (weather permitting). The dates are:  June 11, July 9 and August 13. Bring your own chair(s), the more comfortable the better! Bring a hat, sunglasses, water, anything to make you comfortable if it’s sunny and hot.

Other upcoming events & news items listed below. See Outreach for complete calendar and event details.

  • June 3: Work Day at the church, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • June 4: Last day of Sunday School.  Continues in the fall.
  • June 11: Outdoor worship, weather permitting.
  • July 9: Outdoor worship, weather permitting.
  • August 13: Outdoor worship, weather permitting.
  • December 6-8: True Vine offering bus trip to Hershey and Lancaster, PA. See bulletin board by front door for details, or call Barbara Shaw at 860-262-3531 or email her at barbaraj_50@hotmail.com.
  • 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 a.jon@att.net
  • 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 Raise Right (formerly Scrip) gift cards. Details here

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 pastorsara2000@gmail.com. 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.