Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church Sandusky, Ohio

Welcome to Zion

We are located at 503 Columbus Avenue,
Sandusky, OH 44870 · 419-625-2112

Pastor: Rev. John Mawhirter

Director of Faith Formation:
Carolyn Steinfeldt, AiM

Worship Services

Saturdays at 6:00 pm

Sundays at 8:00 am and 10:30 am

Sunday School for all ages at 9:15 am

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To Love is to Listen!

What is Stephen Ministry?  One-to-One Ministry by Trained, Caring Lay Ministers who have responded to Christ’s call to “carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” Galatians 6:2

What is a Stephen Minister?

A Stephen Minister is someone who is: A child of God who walks beside a hurting person;

A caring Christian friend who really listens;

A lay person who has received 50 hours of training in how to provide distinctively Christian care.        

A Stephen Minister is not: A counselor or therapist; A problem solver; A casual visitor.

How Can You Be Involved? Do you have the gift of mercy, encouragement or intercession?

Consider God’s direction as to whether you should become a Stephen Minister;

Pray for our Stephen Ministers;

Help us stay sensitive to those who need caring support;

Help make other aware of the support system that is available.


To register, leave your name and phone number on the sign-up sheet on the kiosk in the gathering room. For more information, call Carolyn Steinfeldt at 419-625-2112 or Cindy Schwab at 419-624-1203.




S.C.A.A.S.P. (Sandusky Churches Adopt A School Partnership)

YOUR GENEROSITY was overwhelming this Christmas Season.

 The following items were donated, collected, and dispersed in the community: 4 bags of hats and mittens, over 60 toys, 400 crayons and pencils, and monetary donations for Osborne Staff gifts and cards. Thanks to all of Zion Team Mentors/ Tutors who go into Sandusky Schools, Zion Blue Streak Prayer Angels, and congregation members who have worked hard "behind the scenes" to make cards and write to notes to students, and Zion Choir members who caroled through the Osborne hallways in December. These never ending deeds have not gone unnoticed. I have heard from so many teachers how much joy they feel when they see a Zion team member in the hall or hear that Zion congregation is praying for their staff and students. IT IS WORKING! They feel blessed.

Finally, during the Advent season our community experienced something wonderful: an outpouring of generosity from many              foundations and businesses. On behalf of The Volunteer Center of Erie County and Sandusky Adopt A School I would like to thank Zion Lutheran Church Foundation and Gundlach Sheet Metal for their monetary donations. Three separate families were clothed and fed, two after school programs were able to have parties and gifts, and one young man was able to provide a Christmas dinner for his family. GOD BLESS YOU ALL!


Linda Kerst

Church coordinator of SCAASP and

Youth Director of

The Volunteer Center of Erie County



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