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For Many Years, Oh God of Grace!
"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
Palm Sunday - April 13 - 10:00 a.m.
Maundy Thursday - April 17 - 7:00 p.m.
Good Friday - April 18 - 7:00 p.m.
Easter Sunday - April 20 - 8:00 a.m.
ACTS 14 ... A GREAT PLACE TO START ... studying for and attending Adult Bible Class, Sunday mornings at 9 am in the Parish Hall. This study of the early church has led to insights into their times as well as ours and you are encouraged and welcomed to join us for this special time of study and fellowship.
TO SAVE EVERYONE A TRIP AND AN EVENING...
6TH/7TH YOUTH CONFIRMANDS ... rather than meeting 7-7:45 pm on April 23 and 30 and May 7, we will still meet on April 23 and 30, but will meet from 7 pm until a little after 8 pm. If you have your Catechism at home, please be certain to bring it. Thanks, Pastor
ZION IS NOW HOSTING SUNDAY EVENING SERVICE AT EAST PARK VILLA ON A REGULAR BASIS IN AURORA. 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.
Hampton Lutheran School is having their sixth annual plant sale this year. Watch for more information or check the website below.
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.