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. Orders for flowers for the Easter Garden are also being taken by Barb Engle. Please see her for details. Orders are due  March 31st.


Freedom Road, One Nation Under God" is a one day Vacation Bible School for ages 3-12 that challenges children to become Christian believers who meet, grow, serve, and tell about Jesus using the history of America as a backdrop.

They will learn of George and Martha Washington, Betsy Ross, Dolley Madison, meet American Patriots, keep America singing with praise songs, eat at a Boston Tea Party, and enjoy games and crafts at Patriots Field of Dreams and Frontier Craft Cabin.

Plan to attend Saturday June 22nd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged. Registration that day will begin at 8:30 a.m. We will begin the day with a light snack and then divide into our age groups for lessons, games, and crafts. Lunch will be served to all and, weather permitting, we will take a field trip to the Adams County Courthouse to visit the Wall of Veterans, the Peace Memorial, and the Vietnam and Korean Monuments, and have a ceremony honoring the flag of the United States of America. The children and parents will enjoy an ice cream snack at the end of the VBS day at 2:00 p.m. at the church. Our offering this year will go to support the American Legion #43 Color Guard. Children are encouraged to invite a friend and to wear red, white, and blue clothing and comfortable shoes. Contact Janet Smith at 728-9135 for more information


Lunch Bunch will meet this Wednesday, June 19, at 11:30 a.m. at the Corner Cafe on 13th Street in Decatur. Please let Karen Heller of Russ Augsburger know if you plan to attend.


A sign-up sheet for anyone willing to provide Summer Music has been posted on the filing cabinet in the choir area. Please let Shelly know if you plan to do both offertory and special music. If you know of someone who would be willing to provide music, please see Maggie Bolinger or Kim McDonald. Music is needed for June through Labor Day when the chancel choir takes their summer break.


The Annual Outing to the Tin Caps Game will be on Saturday, July 20th, at 6:05 p.m. Please note the change in time, which is due to the Three Rivers Festival fireworks after the game. See Tim Bolinger for tickets by July 7. A sign-up sheet is located in the dining room. Cost is $12. Seats will be near the top so there will be minimal steps to climb!


Men's Fellowship will once again sponsor a Nelson's chicken and rib sale on Saturday, June 29. Hours are 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.at the 24-30 parking lot on 13th Street (formerly Walgreens). Chicken will be sold for $7 for half a chicken and $9 for half a slab of ribs. Broasted potatoes will also be available for $3.50. Tickets may be purchased from any Men's Fellowship member and a limited number will be available the day of the sale. Proceeds fund various projects and ministries of Men's Fellowship.


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.