Jesus didn't reject people. Neither do we.

Outdoor Planting 2017
Big thanks to all the following who contributed to the out door planting around the church for 2017!

John C. Diekmann in memory of Loved Ones.

Mel Humes and Carlene Christ in memory of Dorothy Kress Humes, Barbara Humes-Mott and 
Charlotte Humes-Sullivan.

Thelma Kaufmann

Carole Kirkendall in memory of Loved Ones.

Opal Kleineke in memory of Loved Ones.

Jeffrey A. Knauff  in memory of Loved Ones.

Peggy Lohr in memory of Cora Kubina.

John Luscher in memory of the Luscher and Davis families.

Charles Maffett in memory of his brother, Thomas A. Maffett.

Dorothy Martin and children and grandchildren in memory of her father, John Martin.

Al and Elaine Panyi in memory of Loved Ones.

Howard Ross in memory of his mother, Aimee Ross.

Lucretia “Toots” Ross in memory of her husband, William H. Ross and son, Richard Dale Ross.

Betty J. Sparr in memory of Loved Ones.

Lucretia “Toots” Ross has purchased a new American Flag and Christian Flag and has donated them to the church in memory of the following:
The American Flag in memory of her husband, William H. Ross.
The Christian Flag in memory of her son, Richard Dale Ross.
We thank her for her memorial donation and the flags are flying in front of the church.

President: Renea Starkey-Hunt
Vice President/ Chairman of Trustees- John Diekmann
Treasurer: Jeff Knauff
Secretary- Jeff Knauff 
Assistant Secretary- Peggy Lohr (training)
Chairperson: David Hunt
Opal Kleineke
Howard Ross
Renea Starkey-Hunt
Peggy Lohr
Joe Lemasters

Rev. Erik E.  Breddin began his call at Zion January 1, 2015. Erik has a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, and has completed over 75 percent of the work required for a Master’s Degree in Divinity. He is an accredited United Church of Christ minister. Additionally, he and his wife, Melissa, have both worked with high school and college age students in the LBGT community.

Previously, Erik was the pastor of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Cedar Falls, Iowa, where he served since 2008. Prior to that, he was a youth minister for a church in Minnesota. Melissa is a foreign language teacher at a local high school. They are the proud parents of two daughters, whom they adopted.

Here is a link to Pastor Breddin’s blog. He posts a copy of his sermon on this site.http://transcendentgrace.blogspot.com/

No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome at Zion United Church of Christ.


Zion United Church of Christ

Rev. Eric E.  Breddin, 

Jeff Knauff, 
Church Administrator 
Email: jeffkn@msn.com

139 N. Fifth Street
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: 740-282-1793
Fax: 740-314-5452