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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
February 7: LWML sponsored dinner Souper Bowl Sundae
Soup and sundaes will be served … everyone is invited to attend this fun meal and time of fellowship! Please wear apparel of your favorite team’s color!
February 14: LLL Sweetheart Spaghetti Dinner following Worship
The marriage policy of Zion Lutheran Church, a member congregation of The Lutheran Church - Missour Synod, is and always has been consistent with the Synod's beliefs on marriage. The positions and beliefs can be found on the LCMS website, along with other statements, papers and reports on the subject of homosexuality and same-sex civil unions and "marriage".
SUNDAY, MARCH 13, 2016.....will be celebrated at Zion's Confirmation Reunion Sunday. The reunion honors all classes that have a "6" as the final digit in 10 year increments. 2016, 2006, 1996, 1986, etc.! Please pass the word. We no longer do a mailing, so word of mouth and other forms of printed information and media is how we hope to get the word out! There will be a pot luck dinner following Worship on the 13th, please plan to come to this meal and bring a little extra food for our guests.
Silent Auction and Live Auction will be held on February 28 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".
Pass the word.....bring a friend....and we'll see you Sunday at 9:00 am in the Parish Hall FOR THE NEXT 4-5 WEEKS FOLLOWING IN ADULT CLASS....we will be doing a brief overview of the book of Revelation.
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.
Meets Monthly - 3rd Tuesday -7pm
Meets Monthly - 2nd Thursday @ 9:30am
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.