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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
Heresies and false teachings have plagued the Christian Church from her earliest days, but few realize how these false teachings still impact the Church today. Join us at 9:00 a.m. beginning on Sunday, January 8th, as we begin "One Truth, Many Lies," a Bible study that explores these significant false truths in the history of the Church and expose them to the truth of the Scriptures, following the three-part pattern of the Apostle's Creed: (1) Who God is and what He has said, (2) The two natures of Jesus Christ, our Lord, and (3) The work of the Holy Spirit, the gift of salvation, the ministry of the Church, and the resurrection from the dead. Participants will be equipped with the tools necessary to expose false teachings and remain faithful to God's Word.
A new Bible study is gearing up for Wednesday evenings from 7-8:00 p.m. during confirmation hour. We will be reading through/informally discussing the book "Uninvited" by Lysa Terkuerst (see photo/overview below). We will meet at Zion in the Parish Hall (Junior High classroom) starting next Wednesday, Jan 11.
THE FRIDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY.....is studying the book of Nehemiah..."Nehemiah-a Heart That Can Break" by Kelly Minter. Nehemiah's heart broke so deeply for the suffering Jews that he left the comfort of his Persian palace to restore their desolate community. This study of Nehemiah will inspire you to listen to what God has put in your heart to do. We invite you to join us. We meet from 7-8 a.m. at Hampton Lutheran School. Questions? Contact Kathy Gloysten 402-416-7753
PLEASE NOTE.....A rotation schedule has been set up for Worship services at East Park Villa. Pastor Gruber, St. Peter, Hampton and Pastor McReynolds, St. Paul, Central City/Cross of Christ, Aurora 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.
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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.