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Welcome to Zion United Methodist Church
157 West Jefferson Avenue
PO Box 515
Hampshire, IL 60140-0515


Wheelchair accessible, Handicap Entrance, Ramp to Sanctuary, Family Restroom on main level; Elevator to Basement

Mid-week Bible Study meets most Wednesdays at 7 PM - please confirm with the week's schedule below.

Sunday School, 9 AM  ~ Family Worship Hour, 10:15

The Nursery is open for infants and toddlers during Service.

Fellowship & Refreshments following worship.

Parish Ministers - Each Active Member

Pastor - Rev. Diana K. Otterbacher, M.Div.


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 Current Events

Thursday, Sept. 11, 7 PM -  Pastor Diana meets with the parents of our Confirmation Class Students.

Saturday, Sept. 13, 7 AM - Men's Breakfast Club meets at the Rose Garden Restaurant for inter-faith fellowship.

Saturday, Sept. 13, 9 AM to Noon - Aglow International's Elgin Community Lighthouse  breakfast meeting at the Holiday Inn.  $20.  Reservations needed by this Tuesday to Pastor Diana.

 Sept. 14, 10:15 AM - Family Worship Hour                    Sermon  based  on Genesis Two: Adam & Eve                             A Children's Message is always included in our service!

TUESDAY, 7:30 PM – Administrative Board meeting @ church.  2014 members: Chairman Doug Tamms, Marie Maynard, Gina Pearson, Deanne Tamms, Maile Edmonson, Tom Getzelman, Susan Lafferty, Connie von Keudell, Linda Gehringer, Eleanor Leitner, Nils von Keudell, Joanne Lund, Tom Lafferty, and Pastor Diana.

WEDNESDAY, 7 PM – Sing & Study @ church – Topic: Supernatural History of Methodism.

SATURDAY, 9 AM – Pie Day! @ church kitchen! Bring a fresh pie +/or deliver  a  slice and visit awhile! Call Marie Maynard for details  847-683-2976

SATURDAY – Elgin District Annual UMW meeting at Cary UMC.

SUNDAY, Sept. 21 – 9 AM Sunday School ~ 10:15 AM – Worship   SCRIP orders due to Leola - A children's message is always included in our service.

 August Treasurer’s Report Posted on the Bulletin Board - Thank You for your generosity!

Please pray for our men and women serving in combat areas: Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Comps, Afghanistan ~ Marine PFC Dustyn Harris, Ukraine. Please inform us of the names of others who are serving in war-torn areas.

All preaching is based on SCRIPTURE, TRADITION, REASON, and EXPERIENCE.

 The purpose of the United Methodist Church
is to make disciples of Jesus Christ
for the transformation of the world.    

~ Open Bibles ~ Open Hearts  ~ Open Minds ~ Open Doors