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About blund

Brian J. Lund is minister of Word & Sacrament at Zion Evangelical & Reformed Church. You can follow him at his website or @BrianJLund.

December Update & Calendar

Our December edition of the Update can be viewed and downloaded here. The Zion calendar for the month of December can be viewed here.

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Advent 2019

Christ has come! Christ is coming again! The Latin word adventus simply means “coming;” it refers to the appearance of God incarnate and bringing the Kingdom’s salvation to planet Earth. This Advent season, we want to focus on the Gift … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2019

From the whole church family, Happy Thanksgiving! It is our prayer that this encourages you to “give thanks in every situation” (I Thessalonians 5:18) and to “abound in thanksgiving” (Colossians 2:7). Don’t forget to join us as we host the … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting This Sunday!

This Sunday is our Annual Meeting! As we consider all the ways God has shown His faithfulness to us in the last year, it is important that we give thanks for His blessings and commit ourselves to His grace for … Continue reading

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Happy Reformation Day!

On this day we celebrate Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses to a church door in Wittenburg, and the start of the Protestant Reformation. The benefits we enjoy from the Reformation are almost too many to count. Reading and hearing … Continue reading

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“Misfit to Missionary” From John 4

Jesus transforms us and then uses our lives to transform those around us. Where is the Lord calling you to leave behind sin and follow Him to spread His message? “Misfit to Missionary” John 4:28 – 42 October 20, 2019 … Continue reading

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Serve In Faith: Outerwear Drive

We have a wonderful opportunity to bless others as we serve in Jesus’ Name! If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacking in daily food, and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and … Continue reading

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More Resources On Biblical Worship

In our most recent sermon from John 4 in our series on The Woman at the Well, we considered Jesus’ words about “true worshipers” that “God is spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” While … Continue reading

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Can We Get Along With Lutherans?!

This Sunday, our adult Bible study will gather, and we want to ask an important question: can we get along with Lutherans?! With tongue firmly in cheek, many of us work, live, and labor alongside Lutheran relatives, neighbors, and co-workers. … Continue reading

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“Loving the Stranger” from John 4

How do you find the strength to love those who aren’t very lovable? Jesus challenges us to love those who are different, strange, and other to us. Learn about how Christ has loved us from James 2 and John 4! … Continue reading

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