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.
Limited “In Person” worship is scheduled to recommence on Sunday, March 7
Our Annual Meeting with limited “In Person” attendance is scheduled for Sunday March 14
March Newsletter – Read
February 21 – First Sunday in Lent
Anthem:O Lord Throughout These Forty Days Watch
Other Music: Praeludium by C.P.E. Bach. Watch
Other Music: Virginia Harmony – arrangement based on Hal Hopson Watch
February 17 Ash Wednesday
At Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
On Ash Wednesday, February 17 at 6:30 p.m. (EST), the Eastern Synod will be live streaming
a synod-wide Ash Wednesday Service. Bishop Michael Pryse will be preaching and presiding with
participation from his Assistants and local musicians. Read Watch
February 14, Transfiguration of Our Lord
Sermon: Read Watch
Anthem: Love Divine, All Loves Excelling Watch
Other Music: Miserere mei, Deus – Allegri Watch
Other Music: Hail the Day That Sees Him Rise – Hymntune: Llanfair/ based on arrangement by Hal Hopson/ Zion Lutheran Church organist Laura Burton Watch
January 24, 2021 – Third Sunday After Epiphany
Sermon: Text Video
Music: ‘A Pocketful of Calm’, by Sally Whitwell
The Wartburg Choir in Germany: Celebrating 500 Years of Reformation
Words of Encouragement: Text
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 —>
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.
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.
202 Erie Street (corner of Erie and St. David)
Stratford, ON N5A 2M8
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
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.
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 email@example.com for details.