Our doors are open (and affirming)
Zion United Church of Christ, in historic downtown Burlington, Iowa, is home to a welcoming congregation. Vital worship, enriching children's church, fellowship for all ages, mission outreach, civic-mindedness and generous hearts are just a few of Zion's strengths. Whether you seek a spiritual home, a meal for your family, help finding a job or a meaningful way to connect with the community, Zion's doors are open to all in need.
You are welcome here!
Zion United Church of Christ is a welcoming congregation that offers transforming worship, enriching Christian education, exciting outreach and meaningful fellowship for all ages.
Zion United Church of Christ is welcoming to all.
Welcoming, defined ...
Adopted June 9, 2011; added to church constitution Jan. 30, 2013
Zion UCC welcomes all who welcome everyone else. These include persons of every gender; sexual orientation; gender identity and expression; mental and physical ability; age; ethnicity; nationality; economic and social status; faith background; political affiliation; marital standing and family structure. We invite them to share in the life, leadership, ministry, fellowship, worship, sacraments, responsibilities, blessings and joys of our congregation as we seek to grow together in faith and love.
A Declaration of Open and Affirming
Adopted June 9, 2011
Zion United Church of Christ opens its doors in welcome to those in our community who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered, and affirms their right as Christians to share in the love and teachings of Jesus Christ.
By this statement, Zion UCC accepts and takes for its own the General Synod's declaration that our LGBT sons, daughters, friends and neighbors are welcome in the full life and ministry of the church.
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Learn about Zion's journey to becoming an Open and Affirming church, and get resources for LGBTQ Christians here.
Join us at 10 a.m. each Sunday. Communion is served the first Sunday of each month. Consult our newsletter for the Sunday school schedule for adults and youth.
You can reach our church office by calling (319) 752-2305 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The office is open weekdays.
In 2014, Zion UCC had a year-long celebration of its founding in 1864. For a glimpse at 150 years of history, click here.
The Rev. Brice Hughes
Kidz & Youth ... & Grownups, too
Zion's educational programs include engaging Children's Church each Sunday morning, and monthly NOIZ Nites, which feature fun and games with a purpose, regular weekly Bible study programs and adult Sunday school. To learn about upcoming programs, click here to access the latest newsletter.
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