ZION – A PLACE OF MISSION, OUTREACH AND LOVE

At our January voter’s meeting I mentioned that I hoped to continue a conversation with you about the outreach Zion participates in through the day school.  I am pleased to give you a closer look at this ministry of Zion. I would like to share some additional experiences and opportunities...

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“YOUR WILL BE DONE” Zion Lenten Worship Focus, 2018

We have all, at one time or another, probably pondered the wisdom of the ancient  proverb, “A picture is worth a thousand words”.   We have also perhaps mused, “is the aphorism true?” And “if it is, then why didn’t that ancient philosopher draw a picture rather than use words?”  The...

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A Valentine “I Love You” in the Shape of the Cross

Store shelves right now are overflowing with pink hearts, chocolates, and stuffed animals of every shape and size all saying “I love you,” “be mine,” “kiss me!” and other declarations of affection.  Some people are making reservations at restaurants and are preparing to brave crowds of people and pay a...

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Goodbye 2017, Hello Jesus

“When the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son” Galatians 4:4 Christmas came at just the right time.  I’m not talking about our holiday celebration a few days ago, though the Gospel message you heard this December very well could have been the critical Word you needed...

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Family Christmas with Christ!

In December we gather both on Wednesdays and on Sundays as a family of faith to hear God’s Word, receive His sacraments, and have God shape our lives.  When we worship, we remember we are children of God and as His family we receive good from Him. When we meditate...

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“Give Thanks with a Grateful Heart” A Fall 2017 Zion Stewardship Emphasis for 500 YEARS of REFORMATION GRACE and GIFTS

In his formal lectures on the Psalms at Wittenberg University Martin Luther reflected on the thankful heart as he taught his favorite psalm, Psalm 118, “Thankfulness is a virtue and practice unique to real Christianity.  It is the Christian’s worship of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, at its highest. ...

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2017 Elected Officers of Zion

These are the people currently serving in elected positions for the 2017 year. Elections were held this past September (of 2016) for the upcoming year. At the November 20th Voters’ Assembly, we also elected a new Vice President, as the VP position had been vacant for over a year. President:...

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Armed Forces Sunday, May 22

Chaplain John Lorenz of Fort Bliss, Texas will the guest speaker on Sunday, May 22nd for our Armed Forces Sunday service and meal. In addition to prayers and thanksgiving for all of Zion’s active duty servicemen and their families, special honors will be given veterans of the Korean and Vietnam...

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