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.


Our ropes for “limited” capacity have come down;
BUT we still encourage “social distancing” wherever possible. 

Pre-registration is NOT required, MASKS  –you!!!

July / August Newsletter – Read

August 7, 2022 – Ninth Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:   Read    Watch
Bulletin:   Read

July 31, 2022 – Eighth Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:  Pastor Jeff is on vacation
Bulletin:  Read
St Peter’s Church – Kitchener  Read / Watch

July 24, 2022 – Seventh Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:  Pastor Jeff is on vacation.  
Bulletin:   Read 
St Peter’s Church – Kitchener  Read / Watch

July 17, 2022 – Sixth Sunday After Pentecost
SermonRead     Watch 
Bulletin:  Read

July 10, 2022 – Fifth Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:   Read    Watch

July 3, 2022 – Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
Sermon:        Read     Watch
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June 26, 2022 – Third Sunday after Pentecost
Sermon:   Read    Watch
Bulletin:  Read

June 19, 2022 Second Sunday after Pentecost 
SermonRead   Watch
Bulletin:   Read
World Refugee Day   Read

June 12, 2022 – Sunday of The Holy Trinity
Sermon:    Read     Watch
Bulletin:  Read

June 5, 2022 – Day of Pentecost
Sermon:   Read   Watch
Bulletin:  Read

May 29, 2022 – 7th Sunday of Easter
SermonRead     Watch
Bulletin:   Read

May 22, 2022  – 6th Sunday of Easter
Sermon:    Read     Watch
Bulletin:   Read

May 15, 2022  – 5th Sunday of Easter
Sermon:   Read       Watch
Bulletin:  Not Available

May 8, 2022 – 4th Sunday of Easter
SermonRead   Watch
Bulletin:  Read

May 1, 2022 – 3rd Sunday of Easter
Sermon:   Read   Watch
Bulletin:  Read
Music:   A Ukrainian Prayer, John Rutter

April 24, 2022 – 2nd Sunday of Easter
Sermon:    Read       Watch
Bulletin:    Read   

April 17, 2022 – Easter Sunday 
Sermon –  Read     Watch

April 15, 2022 – Good Friday Bulletin – Read

April 14, 2022 – Maundy Thursday Bulletin – Read

April 10, 2022 – Palm Sunday
Sermon:        Watch
Bulletin:      Read

April 3, 2022 – 5th Sunday in Lent
Sermon:   Read    Watch
Bulletin:   Read

March 27, 2022 – 4th Sunday in Lent
Sermon:   Read    Watch
Bulletin:   Read   

March 20, 2022 – 3rd Sunday in Lent
Sermon:   Read     Watch    
Bulletin:  Read

March 13, 2022 – 2nd Sunday in Lent
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Bulletin:     Read

March 6, 2022  –  1st Sunday in Lent
Sermon:    Read   Watch
Bulletin:   Read 
Hymn:   Love Divine, All Loves Excelling     Watch

March 2, 2022 – Ash Wednesday
Sermon:   Read     Watch
Bulletin:   Read


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.