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Mt. Zion
A United Methodist Congregation
Since 1856

You are always welcome to worship God and
share in Christian Fellowship with us!

3006 Old Westminster Pike
PO Box 755
Finksburg MD 21048

Church Office (Voice Mail): 410-517-2300
Pastor William Louis Piel
Cell: 301-351-6689
Home: 410-751-9049
Email: Julo1@verizon.net
Photo Courtesy of Cliff Yingling

Webmaster: krixham@comcast.net
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We are fully handicap accessible. There is an
elevator to our sanctuary off of the church
social hall.
Our background image was drawn by Jason Armacost
I love its history and heritage! I love its vision and future!
I love the spirit of Jesus which is in the hearts and lives of our members and friends! We aren't perfect but we are pressing on to be more "Christ-like" every day! I love this church!
Proud sponsor of Boy Scout Troop #1750.
For information, email contacttroop1750@gmail.com or visit our website!
Support the Finksburg Famers Market! Every Saturday morning 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m. at our church parking lot. Fresh produce and local crafts. Stop by next Saturday morning.
"Not without reason this has been called the greatest story in the world…..It should never have been called the parable of the prodigal son, for the son is not the hero. It should be called the parable of the loving father for it tells us rather about a father's love than a son's sin.

It tells us much about the forgiveness of God. The father must have been waiting and watching for the son to come home….when he did he forgave him with no recriminations.

This is not the end of the story. There enters the elder brother who is actually sorry that his brother had come home. He stands for the self righteous Pharisees (religious leaders) who would rather see a sinner destroyed than saved. His attitude shows that his years of obedience to his father had been years of grim duty and not loving service. He was the kind of self righteous character who would cheerfully have kicked a man farther into the gutter when he was already down."
"A Loving Father Who Had Two Sons!"
The Gospel According to Luke 15.11-32 + William Barclay