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COVID-19 and Zumbro | Update on June 19, 2020

1) Today is known as Juneteenth. On this day in 1865 – the year that Zumbro was formed – the last slaves in America were set free. Confederate soldiers had surrendered in April of 1865 but word didn’t reach the last enslaved Black people until June 19, when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom…

COVID-19 and Zumbro | Update on May 30, 2020

1) We had some great fun this past Thursday night. About 20 cars, including several convertibles, showed up. We were going in parade to the homes of our high school graduates. To cover all the graduates, we had three different parade routes.  Banners were flying, horns were honking, and gift bags were shared. It was…

COVID-19 and Zumbro | Update on May 22, 2020

1) We have just a couple of weeks remaining in our Easter sermon series: We’re All in this Together. Here is the schedule: May 24 – Jesus Breaks Down Walls and So Do We – Ephesians 2:11-22 May 31 (Pentecost) – We’re All in This Together – Acts 2:1-21 Just a reminder: Zumbro’s mission statement…

COVID-19 and Zumbro | Update on May 15, 2020

1)This coming Sunday (and Wednesday) we will be celebrating communion during worship. In a world of COVID-19, it may feel a bit different, but hopefully lifegiving. Those listening on the radio and those streaming are invited to participate. We invite you to set a table at home. Gather a piece of bread and some wine/juice…

COVID-19 and Zumbro | Update on May 1, 2020

1) During the season of Easter, we are remembering our baptism. This is especially appropriate as we envision the new cross that will be at the front of our sanctuary. Zumbro is named after a river. We imagine the River of Life flowing out of the cross, under the chancel, and out to the new…

COVID-19 and Zumbro | Update on April 24, 2020

1) This Sunday we are giving thanks for 50-plus years in our sanctuary. The sanctuary was dedicated in 1969 and has been home to any number of people and events over the years. We will lift up a few of those people and events in song and pictures. And we will pray a final blessing…

COVID-19 and Zumbro | Update on April 10, 2020

On this Good Friday, it feels like we’re living in a Friday-kind of world. Change and uncertainty continue to swirl all around us. Here are some of the latest things going on at Zumbro. A few new items are listed in bold: 1) We are so very grateful that you’ve been worshipping with us this…

COVID 19 and Zumbro

Update April 3, 2020 Here are some of the latest things going on at Zumbro. A few new items are listed in bold: 1) We will be worshiping online and on the radio this Holy Week. The radio, of course is available only on Sundays at 1520AM, KOLM. All the services are available for streaming at zumbrolutheran.org….

COVID-19 and Zumbro

Update March 20, 2020 | We’re doing our best to try to keep up at Zumbro, but as we’re experiencing on a daily basis, COVID-19 is a moving target. Here’s where we are as of Mar. 20, 2020: 1) Our in-person worship on Sundays and Wednesdays is suspended until further notice. We will stream 8:30…