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Gulf Coast Mission Trip
January 6-13, 2018 | Deadline is December 10

Gloria Dei and Zion Lutheran Churches in Iowa City are co-sponsoring a mission trip to the Gulf Coast to aid and support those affected by recent disasters. We have reserved a 47-seat bus for January 6-13, 2018 and are looking for people interested in going on the trip, or in supporting it in other important ways.

Cost for transportation on the bus will be $200/person. Financial assistance is available to people who would like to go on the trip but find the cost prohibitive. We are hoping to keep additional costs to a minimum by staying in church basements or tent cities for volunteers.  

If you need financial assistance, please register for the trip first, and then contact Pastor Jennifer Lutz. 

You are encouraged to sign up for the trip now. Seating is limited to 47 participants, and will be publicized in the greater community starting October 23.

Use this Sign-Up Genius link to register for the trip online, or the Sign-up sheets at Zion or Gloria Dei.  

We are also looking for people interested in supporting the trip financially, even if they may not be able to attend. Donations of any amount are appreciated. One option you might consider is “sponsoring a seat” for a participant with a donation of $200. Checks may be made out to either Gloria Dei or Zion with “Gulf Coast Mission Trip” in the memo line.






Co-Op Nursery Starting at Zion

A group of parents are interested in establishing co-operative nursery care at Zion during worship. It’s a pretty simple approach.  Members sign up and take turns providing nursery care.  We say “members” because this isn’t restricted to parents only. If you love being with little ones and would like to serve in this area, please contact Mary Merulla or sign-up on Sign-up Genius.
The Pop Up Nursery will be in place on those days where volunteers have not signed up.