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Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in General | 0 comments

Dear Friends, Since we have been asked to cancel events and activities that involve people gathering together for the duration of the COVID-19 crisis, we have therefore canceled our live in-person worship services until further notice. In effect, our building is closed. We need to remind ourselves that many of our members, attenders and fellow worshipers...

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If You Missed It…

Posted by on Mar 18, 2020 in General | 0 comments

Our 2020 United Methodist General Conference has been postponed, and will not be held as scheduled from May 5-15 in Minneapolis. This means that the issues that we hoped would be decided during General Conference will be delayed. Our denominational rules require that a General Conference be held every four years, at the very least in order to adopt a...

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It Ain’t Over Until It’s Over

Posted by on Jan 7, 2020 in General | 0 comments

Dear Mt. Zion Family, You may know that our United Methodist Church made the news on Friday, January 3, 2020, with the release of a proposal that would separate us into 2 denominations, and perhaps more. The proposal, called “A Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation”, is the result of intense negotiations among a diverse group of United...

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Pastor Roger’s 2019 Christmas Letter

Posted by on Dec 20, 2019 in General, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Dear Friends, Merry Christmas! I wish you and yours a very happy and safe holiday season. Please join us at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church for our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service, on Tuesday evening, December 24 at 7:00 PM. Our Chrismon Tree is decorated and ready for a thrilling night of Christmas carols, reliving the story of that first...

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Disasters Happen!

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in General, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Pick your disaster, seems like there are plenty to go around. Weather and flooding in the US midwest and south. The aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Mozambique. What do they have in common? UMCOR, the United Methodist Committee On Relief, is responding with support, money, supplies and volunteers. You and I can help. While we may not be trained in disaster...

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Maybe God WAS Speaking

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in General, Uncategorized | 0 comments

The results of our United Methodist special called General Conference are in. From Feb. 23-26 in St. Louis, more than 800 delegates from across the globe met, prayed, did their best to discern God’s will for our church, voted, and went home. At the end of the day, by about a 53-47% majority, delegates chose to adopt the Traditional Plan option,...

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