Wayne Zion’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

The people of Wayne Zion invite you to a Sesquicentennial Celebration, beginning Sunday, June 26th, 2022. Events are planned once a month, June through September, to remember and honor our history. All are welcome to join us as we take a look back, enjoy today, and prepare for our future. See more event details, below. To God be the glory!

This quilt, created by Barb Catlett especially for our sesquicentennial, will be auctioned off at our September 25th event.
The Sesquicentennial Anniversary book is available for $20. These will be sold on our Anniversary Sundays in June, July, and August, and every Sunday in September.

Event Details:
JUNE 26 “Celebrating the Pastors Who Served”
9:00 Service: Rev. Gary Hatcher, Guest Preacher
Vocal and Hand Bell Choirs
Potluck dinner provided following the service.

Thank you, Pastor Gary and Jackie Hatcher, for bringing the perfect message to our June celebration!


JULY 31 “Celebrating Our Senior Members”
9:00 Service: Rev. Karen Nelson, Guest Preacher
Video of Senior Members/Favorite Songs
Cake and coffee fellowship—Social Hall


AUGUST 28 “Celebrating Our Youth Ministries”
9:00 Service: Rev. Paul Tobiason, Guest Preacher
Youth lectors and special music
Video of Wayne Zion youth activities
Ice Cream Social in the Social Hall, served by the youth of Wayne Zion.


SEPTEMBER 25 “Celebrating 150 Years of Sharing the Good News”
10:00 Service: SE Iowa Synod Bishop Rev. Amy Current, Guest Preacher
Guest Lector: Rev. Bob Wessels
Guest Musicians: Frederick Burrack & “Gods Family”: Grandchildren of Rev. Kehren
Wayne Zion Vocal and Handbell Choirs
Anniversary Dinner and Program at the Berndes Center in Monticello, following the service.

Notecards and pen sets are available for $15. This includes 25 printed cards.
A Game Night Set is available to purchase for $10. This includes a pizza cutter and a deck of playing cards.
Kitchen towel sets are available for $20. We have two different sets of three screen-printed towels.

Be sure to visit the History Display set up in a classroom in the back hallway!