Church Address: 624 Third Ave. SW, Rochester, MN 55902      Phone: (507) 288-2649

Samaritan Bethany Needs Masks

A message from Dean Stenehjem at Samaritan Bethany Foundation CLICK HERE for the directions about how to make masks Greetings Church Partners; We need your help! We are running very short on protective face masks and won’t be able to get an order delivered for quite some time. This is literally a ‘life-saving’ issue for…

Programs and Worship Schedule

Daily at 12pm Pause for prayer wherever you are. Bring God’s peace and mercy to mind as you deal with the stress of all the “new norms” to this time.  Sundays  Sunday Worship Live Stream at 8:30am or anytime after.  Watch Here!  Sunday Night: Family Night, March 22: 7 PM (Family Faith Talk, Game, and Prayer) on…

Worship Live Stream

Sunday, Mar. 22, 2020 | 8:30am Please use the Bulletin to participate. NOTE: Sound may be muted at points during service due to copyright reasons. Portions of the liturgy are from Sundays and Seasons.com. © 2019 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. Reprinted by permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #23803. New Revised Standard Version Bible,…

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…

Youth and Family Schedule:

Daily at 12pm Pause for prayer wherever you are. Bring God’s peace and mercy to mind as you deal with the stress of all the “new norms” to this time.  Sundays  Sunday Worship Live Stream at 8:30am or anytime after.  Watch Here!  Sunday Night: Family Night, March 22: 7 PM (Family Faith Talk, Game, and Prayer) on…

Note from Pastor Vern

March 18, 2020 Dear Worshippers at Zumbro, As you know, we are streaming our 8:30am Sunday worship. And starting tomorrow, we will also be streaming our noon Wednesday Lenten worship. You can participate in these services either live or at a later time. Right now our streaming is much more reliable than the radio. We…

Opening Thoughts, COVID-19

from Chris Gade | March 15, 2020 On Friday, I shared an update on COVID-19 preparations with our department of Public Affairs team at Mayo Clinic – I started with this sentence. We are in unprecedented times. Today, in this place, I would offer – Zumbro Lutheran, we are in unprecedented times. So many of…

COVID-19 and Zumbro

March 13, 2020 Our heads are spinning and our hearts are anxious as we get regular updates on the spread of the coronavirus. New closures are being announced almost hourly. It’s hard to keep up: airline travel, sporting events, colleges sending students home to work online. We’re doing our best to try to keep up…

Ongoing Response to COVID-19

March 12, 2020 We’ve created Zumbro’s Coronavirus Advisory Team that includes community and public health physicians who are continually advising staff and leadership on best practices. Based on their initial recommendations, we have created a list of changes in and around worship to support the health and vitality of our congregation. (See below.) We will…