• Fight for Hope

    In the earliest years following Christ’s resurrection and ascension, as people came to faith in their Savior and lived with many of the same deep regrets we feel today, the apostle Paul shared this encouragement, “Whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and...

  • Zion Day School News and Announcements

    Our Thanksgiving Feast! THE LORD IS GOOD “Oh the Lord is good to me, and so I thank the Lord. For giving me the things I need, like the sun and the rain and the apple seed. The Lord is good to me. Amen!” That is just part of our...

  • Faces of the Reformation: Jan Hus

    A 15th-century Bohemian reformer who set the stage for the world-changing reforms of Martin Luther Born: about 1373 Died: July 6, 1415 “More than 100 years before Martin Luther, Jan Hus, a priest, took a stand opposing the many abuses he saw in the Roman Catholic Church. Excommunicated in 1412,...

  • Zion’s Juarez Mission Tour

    GOD’S LOVE: REACHING OVER THE BORDER On November 16th, the Zion LWML sponsored a tour, led by Pastor Stephen Heimer, of some of the Lutheran missions located close to us in Mexico, in Rancho Anapra on the outskirts of Juarez. Photos & poem report by H. Jackson Buildings are shabby, funds...

  • Together Now and Forever in Jesus

    We live in an amazingly connected world. Wifi, data plans, signal strength… these terms are new to our vocabulary but are often on our minds as we attempt to connect with people every day. It’s frustrating when we can’t connect and fantastic when we can. Zion is use our website,...

  • Today is Reformation Day

    In the evening of October 31, 1517, Martin Luther nailed a paper with “95 Theses” to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. His intention was to initiate an academic debate over abuses and errors in the church at that time. However, his words sparked not only a...

  • Pastor Simental in Heavenly Glory

    Pastor Roberto Simental would often declare with peace-filled confidence in Jesus, “My life is in God’s hands,” even as he struggled through a variety of health problems, PTSD, and many challenges in life. Roberto, an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, became a member of Zion Lutheran Church in the 1980s. Before long, he began...

  • Current & Upcoming Outreach Projects

    There are SO many ways to get involved at Zion and help spread God’s love. Here are a few upcoming projects: 1. College care – our LWML (Lutheran Women’s Missionary League) is planning some special treats for 13 students… See Lydia Williams or Krysia Heimer for more details. 2. Special...

  • Saturday, October 8: LWML Fall Rally

    Rio Grande Zone LWML Fall Rally 9:30 AM—2:00 PM Saturday, October 8th Zion Lutheran Church, El Paso (our LWML is hosting!)   Theme: “Alabaré—I will Praise!”   Agenda highlights: Mariachi San Pablo will play, Pastor Heimer will present a Bible Study, and a new Zone Board will be elected. Childcare will be provided: Free...

  • PALMCON: Partners in Latino Ministries Conference HERE IN EL PASO!

     PALMCON: Partners in Latino Ministries Conference October 19—October 21  at the Texas Education Service Center 19, El Paso, TX This is the second, unique conference that seeks to bring together anyone involved with Hispanic ministry. For more information or to register, visit www.palmcon.org. If you have further questions, please speak...