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See our offerings on how you can get involved with Zion:

Service Groups:

Lutheran Women's Missionary League

Encouraging women in their unique God-given gifts.

The mission of the Lutheran Women's Missionary League is to assist each woman of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod in affirming her relationship with the Triune God so that she is enabled to use her gifts in ministry to the people of the world.

Group Contact: Linda Kaprellian

Altar Guild

Preparing our Place of Worship

The altar guild prepares the sanctuary for worship each Sunday. They work in teams of two to select banners, prepare the altar, and any special events, such as confirmations, baptisms, Advent, Christmas, & Easter. On communion Sundays, the team prepares the special vessels for communion then cleans & stores them.

Group Contact: Lesley Grotelueshchen


Interested in serving our congregation through ushering?

Ushers provide assistance during services to those attending by offering direction throughout the church service. They also provide help with hearing impaired devices and other congregational needs.

Group Contact: Pastor Taylor

Prayer Chain

Growing together in the light of God.

Prayer Chain Ministry is a ministry where a “chain” of people constantly pray for those individuals who are in need of prayers. Prayer request can come from anyone and the prayer intention may be for any reason for which one believes prayer will be beneficial, bearing in mind the place of our faith in answers to our prayers

Contact the Church Office to submit a prayer request.

Choir & Handbells

Lifting our voices to proclaim the word of god.

In the church, the primary musical instrument is the human voice, given by God to sing and proclaim the word of God. Our adult choirs and handbells meet regularly for practice and sing during various services throughout the year.

Group Contact: Carol

Media Team

Want to learn a new skill or use your current A/V talents?

Our media team handles the audio and video production of our services for both in-house worship and our online streaming each week. We are always looking for volunteers to help us and no experience is required.

Group Contact: Willard Lautner

Youth Ministry:

Youth Ministry

Leading our Youth in their walk with Christ.

Visit our Youth Ministries website and learn more about the activities, events, and weekly schedules for our youth ministries.

Group Contact: Brady Gurganious & Jenn Taylor

Caring Groups:

Stephen's Ministry

Equipping God's people for ministry since 1975.

Stephen Leaders are the pastors, other church staff, and lay leaders who complete a Stephen Series Leader’s Training Course, equipping them to serve in a leadership role within their Stephen Ministry. Stephen Ministers are lay care givers who complete 50 hours of Stephen Ministry training in their congregations.

Group Contact: Check back for our next training opportunity.

Divorce Care

Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce.

Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone. DivorceCare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You will learn how to heal from the deep hurt of divorce and discover hope for your future.

Group Contact: Brad Wheeler

Grief Care

It hurts to lose someone.Find help at Grief Share.

Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare seminars and support groups are led by people who understand what you are going through and want to help. You’ll gain access to valuable GriefShare resources to help you recover from your loss and look forward to rebuilding your life.

Group Contact: Sandy Myers


Community Outreach

Serving others in the name of our savior.

Zion is committed to local outreach in our community. We offer a variety of outreach opportunities to our members andwith numerous local organizations in Indianapolis and Hancock County. Please see our events page for our next service opportunity.

Love Out Loud

Service in the name of Jesus.

Love Out Loud is your opportunity to serve the community on one of our Servant Saturdays. Engaging and serving our community by preparing meals for the homeless, service projects, creating care packages, and sharing the love of Jesus with others. We will announce our next Love Out Loud event on our website when the information is available.


Expanding our service mission to those in need around the world.

Christ tells us to "go make disciples of all nations."Our men's group has been to New Orleans, St. Louis, and Henryville. We look forward to more opportunities to serve in the future.

Kairos Prison Ministry

Growing together in the light of God.

The mission of Kairos Prison Ministry is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the hearts and lives of incarcerated men, women and youth, as well as their families, to become loving and productive citizens of their communities. Learn more about Kairos below:

Group Contact: Pastor Taylor

Life Groups

Bible Study Groups

Growing together in the light of God.

Zion offers a variety of bible study groups for men, women, young adults, small groups, and many more. Check out our current listings of educational & fellowship groups:

Women's Bible Study Contact: Melissa Amberger

Men's Bible Study Contact: Jason Taylor

Young Adult Group Contact: Colton Tuggle