Welcome to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Lunenburg!
My name is Rick Pryce, and I am the pastor of Zion.
And we are in “Interesting Times” right now, aren’t we?
Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are not able to hold public services until the Public Health officials of the province tell us it is safe to do so.
Which means, we are finding alternative ways of worshipping, serving our neighbours and community, and reaching out with the love of God which comes even in our hardest situations.
Here are a couple ways we are doing that.
1 – We are ringing our church bell every day for 5 minutes just before noon, as a reminder to the community that, even in the middle of physical distancing, we are going through this time together, and that God’s love goes with us.
2 – We are working with our sisters and brothers in the other Lunenburg churches to offer support as we are able. One example is by praying the Lord’s Prayer (also known as the Our Father) together. See it here.
We will also be cooperating with area churches to put together a video liturgy for Good Friday. Check back here as the date approaches.
3 – We are putting together worship materials which can be used at home, for each Sunday the building is closed. Click on the date below to see them.
March 22, 2020 (The 4th Sunday in Lent)
March 29, 2020 (The 5th Sunday in Lent)
April 9, 2020 (Maundy Thursday)
April 10, 2020 (Good Friday) (An abbreviated liturgy)
See also the link below (on the “Good Friday” page) for a full liturgy in video format.
If there are other ways in which we might reach out to the people who need us, or if you’d like to talk with me (about anything!), please leave us a message on our Contact page.
In the mean time,
May almighty God,
the Father who created you to live in love,
the Son (✝) who died and rose to bring you new life,
and the Holy Spirit, who frees us to serve in the most extraordinary circumstances,
bless you all, now and forever.