The Zion Blog


LENTEN SERMON SERIES: “THE SON OF GOD GOES FORTH TO WAR”

Many people picture Jesus in robes, passively holding a shepherd’s staff and guiding His sheep. Others see Him crowned and bright, sitting on a throne in heaven. Less commonly today, does the world in general, or even us at times, see Jesus as a brave and often-opposed soldier as Scripture also describes Him. This Lenten (Read the rest…)

DISTRICT PRESIDENT TO PREACH AT ZION!

Rev. Allan Buss, the President of our Northern Illinois District of the LCMS will be our guest preacher on Sun., February 16th! Besides preaching the Word of God to us, following the service, he will also speak with us and provide a time for questions and answers. With the number of congregations in our district, (Read the rest…)

REMINDER: EPIPHANY HYMN FESTIVAL AND RE-DEDICATION RECITAL – this Sunday, January 26 @ 3:00pm

Come and celebrate with Zion Lutheran Church 540 Oak Park Ave., Beecher, IL 60401 for the re-dedication of its Berghaus, Opus 2, pipe organ!  Our 1974 instrument was completely refurbished this past fall.  Our guest organist will be Mr. Howard Eggert, Music Director at Trinity Lutheran Church in Burr Ridge.  He will be performing pieces (Read the rest…)

ZLS Music Notes by Rebekah Meissner

Our Hymn of the Month for Chapel is LSB 578 “The Strong Word”. We marvel at the power of God’s Word as He created everything with a word. We marvel at Jesus’ spoken words of healing and forgiveness to the people living then. We marvel that Jesus comes to us with healing and forgiveness in (Read the rest…)

ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

Zion will be holding three open houses over the next 3 months. Saturdays: February 15, March 28, and 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 school age children. For more information, please call (Read the rest…)

January Voters’ Meeting

The January Voters’ Meeting is at a new day & time – Sunday, January 26th @ 10:30am (following the 9am worship service).

EPIPHANY HYMN FESTIVAL AND RE-DEDICATION RECITAL

Come and celebrate with Zion Lutheran Church 540 Oak Park Ave., Beecher, IL 60401 for the re-dedication of its Berghaus, Opus #2, pipe organ!  Our 1974 instrument was completely refurbished this past fall.  Our guest organist will be Mr. Howard Eggert, Music Director at Trinity Lutheran Church in Burr Ridge.  He will be performing pieces (Read the rest…)

TIME TO MAN UP

The monthly “Table Talk” men’s gathering resumes.  For guys of all ages.  Be sure to come to The Loft Restaurant 1338 Main St., Crete, IL (above the Evil Horse Brewing Co.) for this month’s gathering – Thursday, January 23rd at 6:45pm.  In addition to our usual informal chatting over pizza, beer, etc., Pastor Meissner (Immanuel LC, (Read the rest…)

MARCH FOR LIFE CHICAGO 2020

Join area Lutherans at the March for Life Chicago on SATURDAY, January 11, 2020.  A March For Life Chicago convention kicks off the day and a short walk around Daley Plaza begins with a lineup of inspirational speakers affirming the value of life and underscoring the importance of continuing to speak out for life. LCMS (Read the rest…)

Holiday Worship Schedule

Tuesday, December 24th Christmas Eve Candlelight Services @ 4:30pm and 7:00pm;  Wednesday, December 25th Christmas Day Festival Service @ 10:00am;  Saturday, December 28th NO Worship Service will be held.;  Sunday, December 29th Worship Service @ 9:00am (NO Bible Classes or Sunday School);  Tuesday, December 31st New Year’s Eve Service @ 6:00pm