For recent Bulletins, Sermons, Hymns – please refer to links on the right side of this page or the menus above.

For most recent postings, see below.

June Newsletter – Read
Pastor Jeff Named “Paul Harris Fellow”  –  Read

June 20 – Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:   Read   Watch
Bulletin:   Read
Other Music:   Joyousness by Tatiana Stankovych  Watch
Other MusicAllegro by JG Walther  – Zion Lutheran Church organist Laura Burton Watch
Other MusicAmazing Grace – 50 Countries Sing Amazing Grace ALL OVER the WORLD  Watch

June 13 – Third Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:     Read    Watch
Bulletin:     Read  
AnthemFor the Fruits of All Creation – Sandra Mogensen    Watch
Other MusicMorning has Broken  – Zion Lutheran Church organist Laura Burton  Watch
Other MusicYe Shall Have A Song by Randall Thompson   Watch
Other MusicAmazing Grace – 50 Countries Sing Amazing Grace ALL OVER the WORLD  Watch

June 6 – Second Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:     Read   Watch
Bulletin:     Read
Anthem:   A Mighty Fortress is Our God  – Sandra Mogensen   Watch
Other MusicNachspiel by Anton Bruckner  –  Zion Lutheran Church organist Laura Burton  Watch
Other MusicIrish Blessing / Be Thou My Vision   Watch

May 30 – Holy Trinity Sunday 
Sermon:   Read   Watch
Bulletin:  Read
AnthemGod Loved the World  –  Sandra Mogensen    Watch     
Other MusicHoly, Holy, Holy  – Zion Lutheran Church organist Laura Burton   Watch
Other Music:   Pentecost Hymn – Composed by Edvard Grieg. Edited by Bradley Ellingboe  Watch

May 23 –  Day of Pentecost
:     Read       Watch
Bulletin:     Read
Anthem:   Come, Holy Ghost, Our Souls Inspire   Watch
Other MusicVeni Creator Spiritus arranged by Hal Hopson – Zion Lutheran Church organist Laura Burton  Watch
Other MusicCome Down O Love Divine (Down Ampney) – Performed by the choir of King’s College, Cambridge   Watch

May 16 – Seventh Sunday of Easter
Sermon:     Read   Watch
Bulletin:      Read
AnthemOh Love, So Deep    Watch
Other Music:   Now the  Green Blade Rises    Listen

May 9 – Sixth Sunday of Easter
Sermon:     Read    Watch
Bulletin:   Read
AnthemNow All the Vault of Heaven Resounds – Watch
Other Music:  Alleluia by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart  Watch

May 2 – Fifth Sunday of Easter
Sermon:     Read   Watch
Bulletin:     Read
Anthem:    Alleluia! Jesus is Risen  Watch
Other Music:  The Rejoicing by Handel –  Watch

April 25 – Fourth Sunday of Easter
Sermon:    Read     Watch
Bulletin:     Read
Anthem:   The King of Love My Shepherd Is   Watch
Other Music:  Allegro by Henry Purcell –   Watch


Welcome to Zion Lutheran Church, Stratford!  

We are a busy, active congregation in beautiful Stratford, Ontario – and we’d love to welcome you!

For the most recent news and events click on the links to your right —>

Purpose Statement

God’s purpose for Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church is to celebrate God’s presence among us and share God’s love.  Together, we are all ministers in our church, community, and the world.

Guiding Principles

We, the congregation:

  • affirm that Jesus Christ is Lord and Saviour.
  • seek God’s guidance through prayer.
  • think, speak, and act in love, respect, and forgiveness.
  • affirm that everyone is acceptable to God – He is Lord of all.
  • are flexible, adaptable, and willing to change, but unswerving to God’s purpose.
  • embrace social justice.
  • promote openness and transparency in all aspects of our life as a congregation.
  • are generous with time, talent, and money.

How to find us

202 Erie Street (corner of Erie and St. David)
Stratford, ON N5A 2M8

Phone: 519-271-8527
Email (general inquiries) zionlc@golden.net
Pastor Jeff Laustsen  laustsen311@gmail.com

Worship times
Sunday morning worship:
  –  8:30 a.m. in Gastmeier Chapel
–  10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Sunday School with the 10 a.m. service
An unsupervised Nursery is available during the services
After the 10:00 a.m. service we have coffee hour and fellowship time

Sunday School
No Sunday School during the summer, but the unsupervised nursery is available year-round.

You are also welcome to attend our special services during Advent, Christmas, and Lent.

Office hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday weekday mornings, or by appointment.
Call 519-271-8527 or Email: zionlc@golden.net

Need help getting to church?
We operate a Sunday morning ministry through Radio Cab.  Call them at 519-271-4242 and they’ll bring you here and back at no charge

Arranging a wedding, baptism or funeral?
We are here to help at these important times in your life journey.  Please contact Pastor Jeff Laustsen directly at 519-271-8527.

Accessibility for Ontarians with a Disability
It is the policy of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church (the “Church”) to provide goods and services (together referred to as “Services”) to persons with disabilities in a way that is consistent with the principles of independence, dignity, integration and equal opportunity.

Looking to rent space?
Zion Stratford makes some of its meeting and assembly rooms available to community groups for a modest fee.  We’ll help if we can!  Please call our office at 519-271-8527 or zionlc@golden.net for details.