• When life pushes you around

    God says, “You shall have no other gods,” and we remember it’s meaning: “We should fear, love, and trust in God above all things.” It is a command and it is also a word of promise to remember when situations in life seem to be pushing you around. It is a...

  • Call Upon the Lord

    We Remember How will you remember the 15th Anniversary of “9/11” this year? The symbol and reality of “9/11” has been and will forever be deeply etched in the psyche of our nation. The meanings of this date are as similar or different as our distance from the event geographically, visually,...

  • An Evening Gathering for Prayer and Health

    I have, in my many years as a pastor in Christ’s Church, grown to greatly appreciate and deeply love the liturgies that our traditions have created over the centuries – “High” and “Low”, ancient and modern, Eucharistic and Choral, large gatherings and small group. I have been blessed by both...

  • Life By His Word – Fall 2016

    An Invitation from Pastor Stephen In 2014 Suzi Levine was sworn in as the newest U.S. ambassador to Switzerland.  She created a bit of a stir during the oath when instead of using a printed Bible, she placed her hand over a digital Bible app that was opened up on...

  • Juan Gabriel, Amor Eterno

    The sudden death of the mega famous Mexican music composer and performer Juan Gabriel yesterday, by heart attack in California, is a loss being felt here in El Paso and our sister city Ciudad Juarez.  Juarez is Juan Gabriel’s birthplace. The day Juan Gabriel died, he was scheduled to travel to El Paso to...

  • Renewal in Christ

    I snapped this photo after the Spanish prayer hour today, and while setting up the shot, I wished that that the flower was pristine. It reminded me, however, of this passage from 2 Corinthians “So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self...

  • SINGERS & RINGERS ARE ENCOURAGED to join Zion’s choirs!

    CALLING ALL SINGERS & RINGERS! Zion’s Choir will resume rehearsals on Saturday, September 10, at 9:30 AM. Sundays, following worship, David will provide an additional rehearsal time for those who can’t make it Saturday mornings. Our hand bell choir will start rehearsals again at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, September 7th....

  • LWML-Sponsored Summer Project: Join us Saturday!

    Special Project Work Day: Saturday, July 23rd Join us at 9:30 AM in the church fellowship hall. As part of the LWML (Lutheran Women in Missionary League) summer project, we will be assembling at least 100 backpacks with school supplies. These will all be donated to the Ysleta Lutheran Mission...