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Our journey of faith leads us to build bridges of understanding and peace, to reach out with compassion, and to share the hope of Jesus.

Live streaming worship Sundays at 8:30am and Tailgate Church Wednesdays at 6:15pm.

Listen on the radio,KOLM (1520 AM), Sundays at 8:30am.


News

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…

COVID-19 and the Church

March 11, 2020 We’re getting new information about COVID-19 and the coronavirus almost daily. As you know, this is a virus that is spreading across our country – and our world. We’re learning more about it all the time, but there is still much to learn. Because this is an infectious disease, we will need…

ourchurch. ourfuture.

On October 6, 2019 we launched the Our Church, Our Future campaign. This campaign provides support to keep Zumbro a vibrant and growing presence in our community. The campaign consists of two focuses: Our annual stewardship appeal for 2020. These are funds enables us to keep the lights on, support the staff, and engage in…

The Way Things Look From Here – October 2019

These are exciting times at Zumbro. With all that’s going on, you might be finding it hard to keep up with the details. Let me try to be of help. On October 6 we are launching the Our Church, Our Future campaign. This campaign will provide support to keep Zumbro a vibrant and growing presence…

The Way Things Look From Here – August 2019

We gathered as a congregation on Sunday, May 19, for a specially-called meeting. After months and months of deliberation – years, actually – and after any number of conversations about the condition of our building, we finally were ready to make some decisions. The Building Leadership Team, along with several workgroups, had highlighted the core…

Pastor Lisa’s Medical Leave

Dear People of Zumbro, You may be aware that I’ve had a herniated disc in my cervical spine since August. I’ve tried a variety of conservative treatment approaches, including physical therapy and cortisone injections. Unfortunately, these approaches have been unsuccessful in fully relieving the pain I’m experiencing in my neck and subsequent nerve pain in…