ZION UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

315 North 3rd St.
Decatur, Indiana  – 260-724-3502


Service Personnel: Please keep the following service personnel in your prayers at this special time of year: Joshua Taylor, Seth Garner, Mike Greenwalt, Justin Lovellette.


The 2019 flower and bulletin charts are posted in the West vestibule by the elevator. Please indicate if this is in honor of a special occasion or in memory or honor of a person. Cost is $25 for flowers and $10 for bulletins. 


In addition to funds for Clothe-A-Kid collected earlier this summer, Love, Inc. is collecting school supplies for needy children for the coming school year. A list of suggested supplies is posted on the Third Street bulletin board. Please drop them off in the collection bin in the dining room.


Fall choir practices have resumed. Please consider joining one or both of the choirs. Training is provided for the bells and you do not need to read music to play the handbells. For those who would like to sing in the Chancel Choir for the Christmas Cantata, practice will begin this Wednesday, September 25th. Practice for the Cantata is the first 15-20 minutes of each practice and those in the cantata only then can leave while the choir works on other


The Lunch Bunch will meet at the Galley on Wednesday, September 18th for lunch and fellowship. Everyone is invited to join in. Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m.


Confirmation classes are scheduled to begin on Sunday, September 29th. Class meets twice a month after worship at 11:30 a.m. in the Sunday School classroom upstairs. We have three second-year students. Please let Rev. Rossman know if there are other students interested in beginning this journey to membership in the Church of Jesus Christ.


We are in need of additional volunteers to help run the sound board during services. It does not require a great deal of technical knowledge and training is provided. We currently have only 3 persons and would like to have more available, particularly in the summer.


The Christian Education Committee is collecting names and addresses of our college students in preparation for sending out college boxes in October. Boxes are sent in October, November, January, February, and April. No boxes are sent in March due to Spring Break. Items such as candy, school supplies, snacks, etc. are sent during the school year to our college students to let them know we are thinking of them and supporting them. Please get the information to Janet Smith as soon as possible.


Anyone would like to receive the Sacrament of Home Communion who is not a regular recipient, or anyone who would like to have a home visit is asked to  contact the church office (724-3502), and the necessary arrangements will be made.