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

April Newsletter – Read 

April 18 – Third Sunday of Easter
Sermon:    Read   Watch
Bulletin:     Read
Anthem:  Lord, You Give the Great Commission    Watch
Anthem:   Easter Anthem – by William Billings    Watch

April 11 – Second Sunday of Easter
Sermon:    Read     Watch
Bulletin:    Read
Anthem:   Christ is Risen! Alleluia!   Watch

April 4  – Easter Sunday
Sermon:     Read   Watch
Bulletin:    Read
Anthem:   Thine is the Glory     Watch

April 2 – Good Friday
Sermon:    Watch
Bulletin:    Read

April 1 – Maundy Thursday
Sermon:    Watch
Bulletin:    Read
Hymn:     For the Bread Which You Have Broken    Watch

March 28 – Palm Sunday
Sermon:    Read   Watch
Bulletin:    Read
Anthem:   All Glory, Laud and Honor   Watch

March 24 – Lenten Evening Prayer Service
Sermon:   Watch
Bulletin:    Read

March 21 – Fifth Sunday in Lent
Sermon:    Read   Watch
Bulletin:    Read
Anthem:    My Song is Love Unknown  Lyrics     Watch

March 17 – Lenten Evening Prayer Service
Sermon:   Watch
Bulletin:    Read

March 14 – Fourth Sunday in Lent
Sermon:     Read  Watch
Bulletin:    Read
Anthem:   I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say  Watch

March 10 – Lenten Evening Prayer Service
Sermon:   Watch
Bulletin:   Read

March 7 – Third Sunday in Lent
Sermon:    Read  Watch
Bulletin:    Read
Anthem:   Lord, Take My Hand and Lead Me    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.