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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.

Feb 14 – Early Service and Sunday School Canceled

On February 14, 2021, our 8:30 worship service and Sunday school are canceled due to inclement weather. We will still have worship at 10:30 a.m., and the livestream of the service will still go forward. You can find the announcement … Continue reading

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Funeral Service for R. Helps

Raymond H. Helps, 83, of Garner passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 at MercyOne North Iowa Hospice in Mason City. A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M., Monday, February 8, 2021 at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner … Continue reading

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Sanctity of Life Sunday 2021

The third Sunday of January is recognized by churches across the nation as “Sanctity of Life Sunday,” and it is a great opportunity for us to recognize that God is the Author of life, and that we want to serve … Continue reading

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Preparing for Worship Jan 16

We will be using the following songs and passages from the Word of God in our corporate gathering this Lord’s Day. Please prayerfully use these resources to prepare your hearts to “come into His gates with thanksgiving and enter His … Continue reading

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January Update & Calendar

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

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Christmas & Advent Videos

We all know how busy the holiday season can be. There are a lot of wonderful activities happening at Zion as well. Perhaps you missed one of these events, or you would like to go back and revisit a service. … Continue reading

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Funeral Service for Al DeWitt

Allan N. DeWitt, 82, of Garner completed his journey of faith on Monday, December 14, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Plano, TX. He went home to glory. A memorial service will be held 10:30 A.M., Monday, December 21, 2020 … Continue reading

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Biblical Joy in the Heidelberg Catechism

Many Christians are raised to know the answers of their catechism questions. But the following reminder from Rev. Brian Cochran – minister of Redeemer Reformed Church in Canada – points out that our catechism questions are not merely for head … Continue reading

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Preparing for Worship Dec 6

We will be using the following songs and passages from the Word of God in our corporate gathering this Lord’s Day. Please prayerfully use these resources to prepare your hearts to “come into His gates with thanksgiving and enter His … Continue reading

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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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