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Drive for DVIP: June 1-June 24
The Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP) is an organization that provides comprehensive support and victim advocacy for victims of intimate partner violence in our community. You can offer support to DVIP by participating in their supply drive from June 1 – June 24. Bring your donation to the supply bin located outside the Zion office between June 1 & June 24. Donation needs: 
1.Diapers and Wipes
2.Coffee/Filters
3.Deodorant
4.Cooking Oil/Sprays
5.Baby Formula
6.African American Hair Products
7.Underwear (new adult and children’s)
8.HyVee Gift Cards

 

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Throughout the summer (June, July, August) we are collecting bar soap, as part of our All Zion Project of Hope and Caring. Bring bars of soap in the original packaging to the collection tubs in the narthex. Soap keeps hands clean, germs at bay, and helps people present themselves with dignity.

 


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We have 5 opportunities remaining to serve others this summer.

The next event:
Card-Making, Monday, July 9
9:30 a.m. | Room 4

Get ready to be crafty! Bring your recycled greeting cards, stationary, rubber stamps, paper punches, and anything along those lines. We'll turn those basic items into note card sets for nursing home residents and Zion's homebound members.

[Visit the Monday Missions page to sign up online.]

 

EWALU Camperships Available!

Is your child attending a 2018 summer program at Camp EWALU?  One of the ways Zion cares about supporting a child’s faith formation is through outdoor ministry experiences. SO important, it’s part of our annual budget! Parents, just pick up an EWALU Campership form from the Welcome Center or download a printable copy, and drop it off to the church office with a copy of your child’s completed registration. The application deadline is June 10. Want more info? Please connect with Maggie Atkinson.  
 


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Sign-up and register at the Welcome Center at Zion!
 


Adult Vacation Bible School
August 6-10 | 8:45-11:45 a.m.

Dr. Jason Mahn of Augustana College will be joining us again for a study entitled: "In the World but Not Of It": Christian Good News in a World of Bad News.”

Day One: "And God Saw that it Was Good": Creation in a Climate of Desecration
Day Two: "There is a Balm in Gilead": Sin & Salvation among Separation & Scapegoating
Day Three: "God of the Oppressed": Jesus Christ & Trayvon Martin in a Stand Your Ground Culture
Day Four: "Every Good and Perfect Gift": Grace & Gratitude among Privilege & Latitude
Day Five: "The Wolf Will Live with the Lamb": Peacemaking in a World of Violence

In addition to our speaker, we will continue the traditions of morning stretching exercises, great food, music, and a service project. Register online today!

 

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