Interested in checking out a new church in Clear Lake but not sure where to start? Fortunately for Clear Lake residents, there are many more options than just Sunday worship to enjoy some good fellowship. Here is just a glimpse at weekly schedules for some local Church communities.
Clear Lake United Methodist Church, located at 508 Second Ave. North, offers several options for those interested in getting involved in the church and with Christ. Visitors can check out the 8:30 a.m. Sunday worship service or show up at 9:45 a.m. to partake in an all-ages Sunday school. Fellowship and refreshments are held from in the morning at the Sacred Grounds Café until 10:45, a.m. with a blended worship service held at 11 a.m. Those who are unable to make it on Sundays can check out the mid-week worship and communion held each Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. The church offers special outreach services to partner with outside groups to raise money for school supplies, schools and Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank as well. Confirmation classes have recently began and are available and open for all students in grades eight and above. For information on upcoming sermons and their messages, interested parties can visit www.clearlakeumc.org.
Zion Lutheran Church of 112 N. Fourth St. is sure to keep new members busy with a plethora of daily options to stay in tune with Christ. A traditional service is held each Sunday morning at 8 a.m., with a contemporary service taking place starting at 9:30 a.m. Each Monday and Friday morning at 9:15 a.m., special exercise classes are offered for church members to stay fit and enjoy good fellowship. Staff meetings and other group meetings are held weekly on Tuesdays, with the prayer shawl group meeting every other Tuesday at 10 a.m. Early birds can join the congregation for Prayer Breakfast every Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. and stick around to get involved in the weekly quilting group at 8:30 a.m. The youth group Impact meets at the Hub every Wednesday night at 6 p.m., offering kids and teenagers the chance to make friends and have fun in fellowship. For more information on available activities and chances to join in fellowship, visitors can check out www.zionclearlakeorg.