What can one say about Zion that hasn't already been said?
Lots and lots, as almost each day brings something new. In their zeal and quest to heed the Gospel's call, Zion serves well over 100 people for their free Saturday night dinners. Not content to do as most other sites (who usually serve once a month), Zion serves this meal each and every week. The meals usually consist of a main meat dish, potatoes or macaroni dish, vegetable, salad, rolls and butter and desert, as well as coffee, tea and cold drinks. Several people toil most of Saturdays from about noon on to put this meal on the tables, and then to clean up afterward. Zion could not have done all this strictly on their own, but through the generosity and guidance of the Cleveland Food Bank and its staff.
Each and every person on Zion's roles have a part somewhere, somehow in these endeavors - even shut-ins, who do such things as slicing up many many pounds of onions and various other vegetables and fruits, or baking deserts and sending them on to the kitchen.
And yes, we have done some things "just for us!!" Members and friends have completely renovated the entire sanctuary and it is quickly becoming known as a "show piece." The best reward for all THIS hard labor was hearing one 80 yr.-plus member who, looking around and with tears running down her cheeks, saying "I never thought I'd see it like this again in my lifetime." God is truly alive and proud at Zion. Won't you join us?
Interested in learning more?
On Sunday, June 2nd 2013, Council President Keith Konet addressed the congregation on the topic of unity, and moving forward in these tough times. If you wish to read his words, you can click HERE.
Dear Friends of Zion,
As some of you are aware, Rev. Joyce Morris is no longer the pastor at Zion UCC. She holds NO administrative office with the church. If you have need of church resources, or information concerning the church, please click the email link at the top of the page and we will forward your request to the appropriate party.
Also, there is NO truth to the malicious rumors that Zion UCC will be closing its doors. Times are indeed tough - we are FEW, we are STRONG, we are SURVIVORS. We fully intend to be serving the spiritual needs of Tremont long after the people passing these nasty rumors are long gone.
We hope you will come along with us during the journey ahead.