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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, Hordville,Grand Island, Marquette, Polk, Sutton 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.

                                       

ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE UNALTERED AUGSBURG CONFESSION 1873-2016

SPANNING THREE CENTURIES IN MISSION AND MINISTRY

 

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Announcements 

Baby Bottle Project

The annual Baby Bottle Project sponsored by the LWML runs from Mother's Day to Father's Day.  We are encouraged to open our hearts to mothers, fathers, and babies as we use the bottles for donations to the Crisisi Pregnancy Center in York.  Unlike larger cities, the York Crisis Pregnancy Center is the sole recognized provider of Christ-centered, life-affirming services to those with pregnancy-related concerns.  This unique position allows the York Crisis Pregnancy Center to compete directly with abortion providers in nearby cities.  Every family will be given a bottle....and they make take more than one!  A $250 Thrivent Action Team grant will also be used to buy needed items for the center.


ORPHAN GRAIN TRAIN

 Elizabeth LWML members will work at the Orphan Grain Train Warehouse in Grand Island on Tuesday, June 18th. Please meet at the home of Carol Lewien, 1515 O St, Aurora at 5:30pm to carpool. We plan to eat after working for several hours. Husbands, children and any Zion members are welcome to join in the evening of fun and fellowship.


Summer VBS

Lift off for an intergalactic adventure and learn about God’s plan of salvation from creation to the cross! Just as the earth revolves around the sun, our faith revolves around God’s Word.

St. Peter/Zion are excited to host Vacation Bible School this summer June 24-28 from 8:30-11-/30 AM at Zion's campus. All children age 3 (as of 8/1/18) through the 5th grade (as of current year) are welcome.
Registration available: http://vbsmate.com/events/ZionHamptonNE/17817 or paper registration at Zion, St. Peter, Hampton Lutheran School and Cross of Christ in Aurora.

T Shirts are available this year. If you would like to order one, just mark size in registration. The cost is $10. All T-shirts must be ordered by May 20.

Volunteers may also sign up online or contact Melanie Klute 402-631-7775, Kathy Gloystein 402-416-7753 or Lisa Montoya 308-850-2538.


SUMMER BIBLE STUDY

Summer Bible Study-"Love Like That: 5 Relationship Secrets from Jesus" by Dr. Les Parrott.  Beginning Thursday, June 13 @ 7:00-8:00ish AM at Zion Hampton Fellowship Hall for 6 Weeks Ending July 18.  This Bible study looks at the life and words of Jesus to present five different ways (Mindful, Approachable, Grace-full, Bold, and Self-Giving) we can love like Jesus.  The book and companion workbook cost $20.  Each session will feature a 15-minute video by Dr. Parrott from RightNow Media.  Contact Kathy Gloystein, if you would like to join WOW (Women Of the Word).


Achievements!

Austin Stuhr – 2019 spring semester Dean’s List at Northwest Missouri State University; Brittany Dose, Cami Roehrs, & Aaron Vinkenberg – Nebraska Wesleyan University Academic Honors List for the 2018-2019 spring semester.

Tayma Sebek – 2019 Spring Semester Dean’s List at Doane University;

Jaime Troester – 2019 Spring Semester Dean’s List at Doane University, induction into the Doane University Cardinal Key Honor Society; Lydia Dose – Cornhusker Girls’ State representative for Hampton High School; 4th Quarter Honor Roll – Porter Dose*, Raegan Hansen, Madison Miller, Dawson Ohrt, Odessa Ohrt*, Wyatt Panko, Jacob Regier*, Kale Wetjen, & Kalea Wetjen; 2nd Semester Honor Roll – Nick Hutsell*, Madison Miller, Dawson Ohrt*, Odessa Ohrt*, Wyatt Panko, Jacob Regier*, Levi Vinkenberg*, Kale Wetjen*, & Kalea Wetjen (*High Honor Roll).


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT ORPHAN GRAIN TRAIN

All members of Zion are encouraged to volunteer at the Orphan Grain Train Warehouse in Grand Island on the First Tuesday of every month from 10:00AM - 2:00PM. We will plan to meet each month at 9:15AM at Zion, for those that want to carpool. The Warehouse is located at 427 N. Shady Bend Road, Grand Island. Mark Tuesday, July 2  on your calendars for fun and fellowship. If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Stuhr at (402) 366-6520. Hope to see you there!


Flood Relief in the Nebraska District

We are providing a link to a form for aid providers. If you would like to donate volunteer time, specific items, equipment, etc., this form will provide a single source where those in need can see what is available. Contact information will also be requested so that those in need know how/where to reach you. Use this link to offer aid: https://goo.gl/forms/Gz2RlJ3AtfSx4QK82 . Following these links gives access to the spreadsheets they create: View needs and responses: https://bit.ly/2ubvf0A or view offers of aid:

https://bit.ly/2Y53Jje. Congregations and individuals who would like to give via credit card through the Nebraska District website can visit http://www.ndlcms.org/disaster-response/. Checks can be mailed to: Nebraska District LCMS, PO Box 407, Seward, NE 68434 with a note indicating that it is for "Disaster Relief - NE Flooding." Donations can also be sent through Synod’s online giving portal at https://www.lcms.org/givenow/flood.

 


David Ahn, Seminarian student

Dear Zion Lutheran Church, Thank you for that encouraging letter this Christmas. It is encouraging to see that people at Zion Lutheran Church are thinking of me. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and a happy new year. I went back home for break and spent time with my family. I also had the chance to preach twice at two local LCMS churches. Spring semester will start soon. Hopefully, I can learn a lot this semester. I will be taking classes on worship liturgy and advanced preaching this semester. Pray that I will learn a lot. Pray that the Lord will help me gain knowledge that can help me as a pastor in the future. I will get my vicarage call in May. Pray that the Lord will alleviate my anxiety as I wait for the call. Please continue to pray for me as I study at the seminary. In the name of Jesus, David Ahn


Adult Bible Class

Please join us as we read and study current articles in the Lutheran Witness and Lutheran Small Cathechism.  Everyone welcome and babysitting provided.


DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS???

What does the Bible have to Say about Life Today?  What is grace?  What do we know about heaven?  How can I trust God more than anything?  How can I think about others more than myself?  What is the Law?  What is the Gospel?  Why does it matter?  Why should I go to church?  Are Baptism and Communion really that important?  If you or someone you know wants to understand what Lutherans believe about our heavenly Father’s love; our Savior’s presence with us in the past, present, and future; and the Holy Spirit’s power for daily living, than contact one of the Elders (Shane Dose – (402) 631-8965, tsdose@hamilton.net; Nathan Panko – (402) 762-5324, natepanko@hotmail.com, or Boyd Stuhr, Jr. – (402) 366-8608, stuhrville@stewireless.com) and let them know you’re interested in attending An Introduction to the Lutheran Faith.  


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East Park Villa Worship

PLEASE NOTE.....  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. 
 


Endowment Committee

Click Here for more informationhttp://www.zionhampton.com/endowment_committee


Ladies Aid

Meets Monthly - 2nd Thursday @ 9:30am
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LLL


Lutherans for Life


LWML

Meets Monthly - 3rd Tuesday -7pm  Click Here


NEXT BEST THING

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!


Regular Schedule
Sunday
  • Children's Sunday School
    – 9:00 AM
  • Adult Bible Study
    – 9:00 AM
  • Morning Worship
    – 10:00 AM
  • East Park Villa Worship
    – 6:30 PM
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