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"The purpose of this congregation is to share the true Gospel of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, throughout our membership, our communities and the world."
Zion is....a congregation of The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. The LCMS was chartered in 1847 and Zion joined Synod in 1880.
Zion was chartered in 1873 and is one of the oldest continuous congregations of the LCMS between here and the west coast.
Zion is....a Christ centered, Bible believing congregation. Based on the tenets of the Lutheran Reformation - Grace Alone, Faith Alone and Scripture Alone - Zion's focus is always the blood that Christ has shed for us.
Zion is....a congregation committed to Christian education and youth. Even before having their first pastor, classes were being held in a sod cabin.
Zion is....a rural congregation with great diversity. Locally, Zion draws members from Aurora, Bradshaw, Hampton, Henderson, Grand Island, Marquette, Polk and York. The diversity of the congregation is reflected in the occupational pursuits of Zion's members.
Zion is....a mission minded church having shared members to start Immanuel, Polk: Salem and St. Peter, Hampton; and having helped St. Paul, Central City. Mission starts were considered in Bradshaw and Sutton. Currently Zion is sponsoring a preaching station in Aurora. Mission groups at Zion have been active in Gospel outreach and support as well as social ministry.
WITH A MESSAGE
LENT I - ASH WEDNESDAY - A PROBLEM
LENT II - A SOLUTION
LENT III - A TIME
LENT IV - A PATTERN
LENT V - A CROWN
LENT VI - A CROSS
Silent Auction and Live Auction will be held on March 1st at Hampton High School gym. Tickets are now available or at the door. They are $10 each for Adults and children 5 and up they are $5. Children under 5 and students are free. If you would like to donate you may call the school and for an updated auction list visit the schools website under "About" , then "Support HLS".
SAVE THE DATE … Zion Lutheran Church Portrait Directory
Photo Dates: March 25-28
Times: Wednesday-Friday – 2:00-9:00 PM (Except for Wednesday, until 6:00 PM due to Lent Worship) Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
You’re part of our church family! It won’t be the same without you!
Sign up now – March 25 to be a part of our church family directory and receive your 8 x 10 complimentary portrait and free directory! Go to Zion’s website to sign up or come over to the parish hall next Sunday and the committee will be there to help you sign up.
20% Discount on all Portraits (March special).
$10.00 discount by email if you sign-up online.
“Feed the Need” bring a non-perishable food item for our food pantry and receive
$5.00 off your order.
... NOTE AND PASS THE WORD, Zion's annual Confirmation Reunion is that same Sunday, March 22, 2015. This will be all classes ending in "5" on our regular 10 year increment schedule.
On Saturday, January 17, Blue Valley Community Action building caught fire, damaging the food supply. We, as a middle school class, would like to help restock the supply by collecting food. We will be collecting now until March 1st. Items can be left in the middle school room.
We will be trying to collect the following items each week, but you can bring them at anytime:
January 25: Canned Foods
February 1: Bath Items (soap, tooth-brushes, deodorant, shampoo, etc.)
February 8: Microwavable items
February 15: Breakfast Items
February 22: Water, Juice
March 1: Dessert Items (cake mix, frosting, brownie mix, etc.)
PLEASE NOTE.....A rotation schedule has been set up for Worship services at East Park Villa. Pastor Gruber, St. Peter, Hampton; Pastor McReynolds, St. Paul, Central City/Cross of Christ, Aurora; and Pastor Cooper of Zion will be leading Worship. Service time is 6:30 pm, in the 3rd floor commons area and this evening service is open to the public so if you miss in the morning at Zion you can catch Worship in the evening at East Park.
HLS Grandparents Day at Auditorium -February 5, 2015 - Open House 1:00-1:30 @ school, 1:45pm-Program at Auditorium
The Hampton Lutheran School will host a Social Studies Fair on Thursday, February 5 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm at the Hampton City Auditorium.
Meets Monthly - 3rd Tuesday -7pm
Meets Monthly - 2nd Thursday @ 9:30am
Meets 2nd, 4th, & 5th Monday of each month
If the handicapped parking is full the next best thing is available on the south side of the church for access through the south door. Except for loading/unloading, please keep the main lane open as a "fire" lane. Thanks!
If there is a special occasion in your family for which you would like to put flowers on the altar, there is a sign up sheet below the mailboxes at the upper level of the narthex for you to mark a date. If you would like to have the event noted in the bulletin, please indicate so on the sheet as well.