• 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...

  • “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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • BAPTISM – SCRIPTURE – LITURGY – COMMUNION – PRAYER – PRIESTHOOD

    These magnificent but simple words capture, at least for a moment, both the greatest Graces of Christ to His Church in every age and the Reforming challenges confronting Luther and the 16th Century Reformers to the very life of the Church.  Each of these gifts were either in disuse, abuse...

  • Join ZION for Reformation Day Celebration! October 29th after worship

    “Dinner and a Movie” October 29th after worship In honor of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we will partake in a traditional German lunch including brats and sauerkraut, followed by the first quarter (30 minutes) of the new PBS documentary, Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World. This...

  • Reformation Walk at Ascension Lutheran Church, October 28th!

    In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, join us in a Reformation Walk! Step back 500 years and experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the Reformation. Learn how the world was changed forever and meet some of those who played a role in this transformation. Adults, teens...

  • “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. ...

  • After-School Music Classes at Zion

    Under the teaching of Handbell Choir Director, Jill Weyer, children learn to read and write music, sing and perform instruments, beginning with choir chimes and the recorder. Classes: September through May Wednesdays, 4:30 – 5:30pm Ages:     Children ages 8 and up Participation fee:  $78 per semester (12 classes...