A Ground Breaking Ceremony for a new fellowship hall was held on May 13th, 2012 at Zion Lutheran Church, Sault Ste. Marie. The ground level extension includes also a kitchen, meeting room and space for offices. Hawkey Church Management begins the construction work in mid- June and the project is expected to be completed by the end of the year. Individuals participating in the actual ground breaking in the photo (from left): Councillor Terry Sheehan, representing the city of Sault Ste. Marie, Brenda Cochrane, chairperson of Zion’s Council, Peter LaRue, youth representative, Jouko Jyrkama, pastor of Zion, Lenni Luoma and Nick Huizing, representing the Building Committee and the Rev. Riitta Hepomaki from the Eastern Synod.