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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.

COVID-19 Policies For Zion (Updated 11/28)

Beginning the first Sunday after Thanksgiving, Nov 29th, we will be changing the schedule for the next several weeks. Sunday mornings will be as follows: 8:30 – 9:20 | Early Worship service (masks required)9:30 – 10:15 | Sunday school for … Continue reading

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Preparing for Worship for Nov 22

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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Zion Updates on COVID Policy on Nov 17

The Zion Consistory met on Tuesday, November 17th and made the following decisions for our church family for the next few weeks. They are grateful for the prayers and support of the congregation as they have sought to follow Governor’s … Continue reading

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Keep Going in Gratitude!

Often times in November, as our thoughts turn to the holidays, we are reminded that being grateful is important. Have an “attitude of gratitude,” they say; it is “good to be grateful.” But as God’s Word instructs us, the thanksgiving … Continue reading

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What Other People Are Saying About Zion

We occasionally have visitors to our church family, and one recent Christian visitor left the following message. We wanted to share this here: I moved away from Garner to [current state], and I left Zion in 1990. I can’t describe … Continue reading

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Funeral Service for Howard C. Parrott

Howard C. Parrott, 78, of Garner passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center in Mason City. A private family funeral services will be held 10:30 A.M., Saturday, November 14, 2020 at Zion Evangelical and Reformed … Continue reading

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Preparing For Worship Nov 15

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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Kingdom Unshaken

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November Calendar & Update

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

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Late Friday Announcement & Encouragement

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