Home Church community Church in County Ionia offering Christmas trees and decorations

Church in County Ionia offering Christmas trees and decorations


WOODLAND – A church near Lake Odessa is providing Christmas trees and decorations to anyone in need this holiday season.

Zion Lutheran Church is hosting a “Free Christmas Tree Farm Shop” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 26 or until all items find a new home. The church is located at 6261 Velte Road in Woodland. Refreshments will be served.

This is the second year of the event, according to a press release. The organizers want to help people in the region have a happy and blessed Christmas.

“We know budgets are tight and we want to do something for people in the community during the Christmas season,” Pastor Rebecca Ebb-Speese said. “Throughout this year, church members have collected artificial trees, lights, ornaments and lights. We have also received many generous donations from members of the community.

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Zion Lutheran Church helped the community of Lakewood provide packed lunches and small gifts. The church provides free Christmas trees, ornaments and decorations to anyone who needs them.

The event takes place during the annual Community Christmas around town.

Anyone with questions can contact event chair Martha Yoder at 517-230-9274.

“We are thrilled to share the tree gifts and other Christmas items at this special event,” Ebb-Speese said. “God has given us the most precious gift of all and it is fitting that we look for ways to share our gifts with others.”

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