The Ohio Winkle for Laity (OWL) 2022
With a dozen LCMS pastor presenters from around Ohio, join us to strengthen your knowledge on a variety of topics from the liturgy and the Creeds to issues of pulpit supply and the advantages of shrinking congregations. Enjoy also plenty of time for fellowship with Ohio Lutherans of all ages.

When: August 20th 2022

Registration: 8-9 AM

Closing Service: 2:30 PM

Where: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

766 South High Street
Columbus, Ohio

Cost: $15 collected upon arrival with

Breakfast and Lunch provided. Pastors, seminarians, and their families are free as are students.

RSVP: Please let us know your name and home church by email


In 2019 Zion applied for a Vicar and Andrew Twietmeyer was placed at our church.  Andrew began his vicarage duties on July 21, 2019.


Andrew is married to Elizabeth and has two children, Jane and Eve.

Andrew was ordained and installed at Messiah Lutheran Church in Grand Rapids Michigan and is Messiah's sixth pastor. 


In 2020 Zion again applied for a Vicar and Austin Meier was placed at our church.  Austin is from Grafton WI where he met and married Elizabeth (Beth). Austin completed a Business degree at Concordia Wisconsin and in 2017 started his studies at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne. Austin and Beth have two children.


Austin completed his vicarage and returned to Concordia for his last year of studies.



In 2021 Zion again applied for a vicar and Peter Wagner was placed at our church. Both Peter and his wife Rebecca attended the University of Minnesota where they were active in LCMS campus ministry. Peter has an undergraduate degree in physics and previously worked as an engineer prior to attending Concordia Fort Wayne.


Rebecca is from Iowa and studied liguistics and Mandarin Chinese. Peter and Rebecca were married in 2017  and have two children, Annika and James.


Sunday Services  8:00 AM & 10:30 AM
with Holy Communion
Midweek Services Wednesday 7:00 P.M.

Please visit our YouTube Channel or Facebook Page for links to recorded services.


Join us at OSU for LCMS-U weekly Vicar-led Bible Study!

Tuesdays at 4:00 P.M.

Meeting Location: Ohio Union Milestones Room

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Wednesday Night Service/Bible Study

The First Wednesday (August 7th), the Service, beginning at 7:00 PM, will be Divine Worship Setting Four, with Holy Communion. On Wednesdays (August 14th, 21st, & 28th), the Service will be Compline, and will begin at 7:00 PM; there will be a Bible Study following the Services, in the Family Room. Private Confession and Absolution will be available from 6:15-6:45 PM, in Pastor Hromowyk’s Office.