Volume 31
May 6, 2020
Upcoming Dates

May 4-8
Teacher/Staff Appreciation Week
  • We pray that the Lord of all will bring healing to those who are sick, comfort to those who mourn, and an end to the spread of this virus.
  • Prayers for strength to all who are on the front line of this pandemic
  • Prayers to our Zion families
Valedictorian and Salutatorian 
Announced Today 
Congratulations, to Zion's 2019-2020 Valedictorians Jayden Huchel and Mia Montgomery and Salutatorian Emma Jacobson. These students carried the highest grade point average 6th through 8th grade. All 3 students will speak at the 8th grade Graduation on Saturday, August 1, 2020.
Jayden Huchel

Mia Montgomery

Emma Jacobson
ECEC Families
Join us tomorrow...
Zion's School Office is closed but our dedicated team is still working and available to you.

Mrs. Lyles may be reached at 714-535 -3600 ext. 402
Monday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
You may also leave a message - 714-535-3600 ext. 400, we will respond. 

Emails : Mrs. Lyles - elyles@zionanaheim.org
Mrs. Jacobson - ajacobson@zionanaheim.org
Mrs. McLellan - ymclellan@zionanaheim.org
In the midst of this new experience of online schooling put together by our wonderful teachers and staff, we want to make sure we have the chance to say THANK YOU during Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week!
Since we can't do it in person, here's what what you can do...

  • Take pictures or videos of your kids holding signs or cards of appreciation directed towards teacher(s) or staff.
  • Email them to staff/teacher during the week of May 4-8
Last day to Vote for your favorite!
Jelly Bean Art

It is time for the Jelly Bean Art Contest. Families, students and staff usually vote during the Curriculum Fair. With Covid-19 stay at home guideline the Curriculum fair did not take place. The students did work hard to complete their art work and we want you all to see the creativity of our 8th grade students. Please take a moment to view and vote for your favorite Jelly Bean Art. Voting will be open until Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

Distance Learning

ECEC Distance Learning

Distance Learning is continuing ... This is provided for free to all our ECEC students who would like to participate. The teachers have been missing your child/ren and are eager to have some face-to-face time with them. Please be patient as we are all new at this and I am sure many areas will need tweaking. 
If you haven't signed up or if you know a 2-4 year old wanting to distance learn with us email Mrs Knapp.

Re-enrollment & New Registration

Keep spreading the word, parents, about ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL!! Thank YOU for your support.
Enrolling 2 year old - 8th Grade
  • Christ Centered education since 1939
  • WASC & NLSA Accredited
  • Affordable tuition with small class sizes (K-8th)
  • Pay-As-You-Use before & after school-age -care available from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM
  •  Experienced, Caring, Credentialed teachers
  • Music, Athletics, Arts, & Leadership

Kudos to our Teachers
Zion teachers have been attending training sessions with Beyond Technology to gather more ideas on how to provide high-quality remote learning experiences. They began by completing a questionnaire to identify what is already being done, and the trainer shared that the results of that questionnaire showed that our teachers were already doing an excellent job compared to many other schools they are working with. Great job, Zion teachers!
The 4th Grade prepared Science Experiments for the Curriculum Fair that was scheduled for March 17th. In the next few Lion's Tale we will continue to share with you some of the experiments Zion 4th Graders completed!
Enjoy the science and may we all continue to ask questions about the world around us.


During this time, we are monitoring circumstances around coronavirus (COVID-19), and we will open the Thrift Shop when it is safe for all to start shopping again..
Thrift Shop
Shop, Volunteer, and Donate to the Zion Thrift Shop!
Located at:
1109 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Only 2 short miles from Zion

Monday - Friday 10:00-4:00 PM
Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM
Please contact Michele Brown at
mbrown@zionanaheim.org to schedule your volunteer hours.
SCRIP will no longer be sold from the Church Office

Due to the Covid-19 situation we will no longer be selling physical scrip from Zion's Church Office.
However you may still go online to  shopwithscrip.com
and use the enrollment code:  4B1BE5F912L3L

Should you have any questions or require assistance with ordering online please contact Linda Stewart at:
(714) 315-1738 for complete details on the Zion SCRIP Program.
DID YOU KNOW ...Credit Card payment is available if you are signed up for Shop with Scrip or My Scrip Wallet. Click on the button to the left for instructions on how to sign up for online payments

Help spread the word of Zion Summer Day Camp!!!!
Like the link - Nextdoor      
It bills itself as “The  neighborhood  hub for trusted connections and the exchange of helpful information, goods, and services.” 
Zion Families,

Zion Summer Day Camp is moving forward with our planning and enrollment. With the understanding we may need to pivot and make some adjustments to the trips.

We will also extend the $85.00 registration fee to current Zion families and 2019 SDC families until May 15th. Please contact Amy Jacobson if you have any questions at  email  or 714-535-3600 ext. 501

We will continue to monitor and adhere to the CDC and State/County Health Department guidelines for all scheduled trips and daily activities.

Tune in this Sunday at 9:30am to join us for Zion @ Home.
You won't want to miss this special message from
Pastor Stoterau called, "Life with the Good Shepherd"

 Zion Lutheran Church
invites you to 
Join Us For Worship on Sunday 

Traditional:  8:30 AM
w/ Children's Message
Contemporary Praise: 10:00 AM    
w/ Children's Message
Children's Church (ages 2-9 yrs)

Church Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
9am - 3pm
(excluding holidays)
Let Us Joyously Commune Together
In these days of quarantine, when we find ourselves confined at home unable to be shoulder to shoulder with our fellow believers in the house of the Lord, this burden begins to weigh us down, finding ourselves longing for the peace and comfort which His supper provides. When there is unity in confessing the way, truth, and life of Jesus (John 14:6), we joyously commune together.

So in Christian love, Zion invites you to join on Sunday, May 10th, in the divine gift that is communion and the human experience that comes to those who recieve the gift in faith.

We will be scheduling individual household communion appointments from 9:00am - 12 noon. These appointments will consist of a 15-minute Service of Confession, Forgiveness and Communion.

The link button at the bottom of this email will take you to a form through which you can RSVP for a Communion Appointment for you and your household. If you have other family members who are also members of Zion, you can attend together ONLY if during these stay-at-home ordinance days you  have been spending time in each other's homes and company ; though  no more than 6 family members  can attend together.

  • If you or a member of your household is sick do not register at this time!
  • If you have a compromised immune system or are in an “at risk” category, out of extreme caution, please contact Elder Mark Hirzel (elders@zionanaheim.org) or Roanne in the Church Office (church@zionanaheim.org) for a Special Individual Appointment. 

Once we have received your RSVP, we will provide confirmation of your scheduled Communion Appointment along with further instructions for this special service.

Zion's Church Office is closed but our dedicated team are still working and available to you.

  • CALLS: Please leave a message - 714-535-1169 We will respond. 

Jr. High Youth... Get ready to ZOOM!
Jr.High Youth Group is tonight @ 6pm
via Zoom.
Jr. High Students!
Check your email for the Zoom Link Invite or reach out to Zion Youth Leaders,

Saul Mejia 951-532-9845

Tracy Mejia 951-415-5301
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