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All Worship Services Cancelled

All worship services to be held at Zion are cancelled until further notice. This is being done as a way to protect our members from the Coronavirus that is working its way through our nation and communities. Please go to Zion’s FaceBook page (search for “Zion Lutheran“) in order to watch a livestream of our (Read the rest…)

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ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

Registration forms are located in the school and church offices. Also, Zion will be holding open houses over the next couple months. Saturdays: March 28 & April 25 @ 9am – 11am. Please join us on these days to tour the school and meet the teachers. Please invite your friends and family that may have (Read the rest…)

APRIL 12th – EASTER SUNDAY SCHEDULE:

7:00 AM     Easter Sunrise Worship Service; 8:15 AM      Easter Breakfast; 10:00 AM   Easter Festival Worship (w/Sunday School Participation);       (Holy Communion will be served at both Easter services)

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE:

Palm Sunday, April 5th – 9am Worship w/ Sunday School Participation; Maundy Thursday, April 9th – 7pm Worship Service; Good Friday, April 10th – Noon Worship Service & 7pm Tenebrae Service

Friday, March 13 — ZLS CHOIR MUSICAL EVENT

You are invited to Zion Lutheran School’s “Americans We” musical revue on Friday, March 13th at 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the school gym.  During the program we will be honoring veterans and those currently serving in the military.   We thank God for the freedom we have, especially for the freedom of religion, (Read the rest…)

LENTEN “ROUND ROBIN” PREACHING PLANS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

February 26:  “The Warrior Rejected by Many Followers”; Pr. Ron Rock, Zion March 4:  “The Promised Warrior”; Pr. Julian LaMie, St. John, Beecher March 11:  “Skirmishes”; Pr. Craig Meissner, Immanuel, Steger March 18:  “Hidden Warrior”; Pr. David Juhl, Our Savior, Momence March 25:  ”The Warrior Faces Satan’s Ally –The World”;  Pr. Cory Estby, Zion, Grant (Read the rest…)

Private Confession & Absolution Times Set

Historically, Lent is considered to be a penitential season in the life of the Christian. This year during Lent (which begins on Ash Wed., February 26th) specific times are established for our members to participate in private confession and absolution. Pastor Rock will be available in the sanctuary on three Saturdays (Feb. 29, Mar. 14, (Read the rest…)

LENTEN “SOUP SUPPERS” TO BE OFFERED THIS YEAR

Beginning on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 26th) a light supper will be offered beginning at 5:45 PM and will conclude at approximately 6:30. The various elected boards and officers of our congregation will prepare light suppers each week for those coming to the 7 PM midweek Lenten service. Free will donations will be taken. Please plan (Read the rest…)

ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES ON FEBRUARY 26TH

We shall begin the 40 day penitential season of Lent on Ash Wednesday, February 26th. Three services will be held that day. The first, at 7:45 AM, will be quite brief, lasting approximately 15-20 minutes. It includes prayer and congregational confession and absolution besides giving those in attendance the option of having ashes imposed on (Read the rest…)