Zion United Church, New Hamburg

215 Peel St, New Hamburg, ON N3A 1E7

Phone: 519-662-1182

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Welcome to Our Church

We are called together by Christ
as a community of hopeful...believers, 
loving what he loved, 
living what he taught, 
striving to be faithful servants of God
in our time and place. 

(from A Song of Faith, United Church of Canada)

 We acknowledge that we worship on the traditional territory of the Anishinabe, the Mississauga of the New Credit, and Attiwonderonk Nations, on land that was subject to Treaty 3 an area also known as the Between the Lakes Purchase.
We give thanks for these nations and for the people today who share and care for the land and its resources.

What We Believe

Zion United Church is a congregation of The United Church of Canada. Within the United Church, and within each congregation, we find a broad spectrum of theological perspectives, which is one of the strengths of the denomination that lives its faith by embracing diversity.
More about what we believe »


Message from the Praising Team 

Summer worship services will be held at 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall during July and for the last two Sundays in August. A summary of the format is below.

August 2022:

•     While Rev. Maggie is on vacation from August 4 to 24, there will be pastoral care coverage provided. 

•     For Sunday, August 7 and Sunday, August 14, Zion will not be open.  Pre-recorded worship services prepared by participating local United churches will be uploaded to Zion's YouTube channel for Sunday morning viewing.

•     On August 21, Zion will open for in-person only worship in Fellowship Hall.  Zion will welcome a guest minister at this service.

•     On August 28, Zion will open for in-person worship in Fellowship Hall.  A pre-recorded service will be viewed, which will be posted on Zion’s YouTube page.  Rev. Maggie will be present at this service, having just returned from vacation. 

•     The Praising Team is seeking one volunteer to read scripture and one usher for each service for the August 21 and August 28 services.

During times of in-person gatherings, these Covid 19 protocols will be in place for your safety: masking, physical distancing, hand sanitizer, and open windows for ventilation. 

For those of you who have been enjoying virtual worship from the comfort of your home, please be encouraged to select from a number of previously recorded Sunday services found on Zion’s YouTube channel (tinyurl.com/zionunited), or virtually visit another community of faith of your choice.

The Praising Team wishes to express their gratitude to the Zion community of faith for your encouragement and support during the many Covid-19 challenges and pivots. Our prayer is that each one of you experience a summer filled with God’s rest and renewal. 



FOOD PANTRY: Thanks to our Caring Team, Zion has a new Food Pantry at the front of our church. Anyone in the community who is in need of its offering is welcome to take what you need and be blessed. Please contact the church if you would like to volunteer to monitor and stock the pantry for a week!


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•  Click this link for the PAR authorization form. Please print and mail the completed form to the church.
•  Mail post-dated cheques to the church.

THANK YOU all for your continued financial support.

REMINDER: Please practice social distancing, wear a mask, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer. Please self-isolate if you have a fever, cough, or do not feel well.


As a church, we strive to be “ordinary people praising God, caring for others and learning to be the family of God.” This message deeply influences the daily activities of the lay leaders and volunteers that make up our ministry. More about who we are »


Events Calendar

Sunday, August 14, 2022 9:30 am

Summer Sharing Service - this weeks service is offered by Forest Hill United through our summer sharing program (there will be NO in person gathering at Zion).

Sunday, August 21, 2022 9:30 am

Guest Minister: Rev. Marilyn Burnard

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