Reading the Bible from beginning to end is a big job — one that many don’t finish because life gets in the way. But Zion Lutheran Church, located at 112 N. Fourth St., has found a way for the entire congregation to read the book from start to finish.
This fall, Zion will be reading “The Story,” an abridged chronological form of the Bible that celebrates salvation and makes the arduous task less overwhelming.
Each week, participants will read through “The Story” chapter by chapter, and each week the message at worship will be on those chapters. There will be chapters available for all ages, so all family members will be able to follow along and read the Bible.
To find out more about upcoming events at Zion, contact the church at (641)357-5261 or visit the website at www.zionclearlake.org.
Clear Lake United Methodist Church, located at 508 Second Ave. N., is getting ready for the end of the summer as well, and the congregation is welcoming a new reverend into their midst.
Rev. Bernabe Colorado attended Union Theological Seminary in the Philippines and has been a pastor for 40 years, in the Philippines, England and now in Iowa.
“My passion in ministry is in the area of preaching, pastoral care and small group ministry,” Colorado says. “I always support the mission of the church to preach the message of salvation in Jesus Christ and make God’s love known to all people.”
Stop by the church and welcome Rev. Colorado. Find out more about the changes at Clear Lake UMC by calling the church at (641)357-5247, or visit the website at www.clearlakeumc.org.
The Agapé Christian Family Church, located at 2810 U.S. Highway 18, is also preparing summer’s end. Agapé’s Big Dreams youth group will resume its weekly meetings starting on Aug. 15. As students return to school, they can also return to meeting with their peers to discuss their faith in a fun and relaxed manner.
To find out more about events at Agapé, call the church at (641) 357-8014, or visit the website at www.agapepage.com.