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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.

Funeral Service for R. Schuver

Rhonda J. Schuver, 69, of Belmond passed away peacefully, Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames with family at her side after her second battle with cancer. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, July … Continue reading

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A Faith That Survives Deconstruction

A lot of people are talking about “deconversion” and “deconstruction” of Christian faith. As Christians wrestle with doubts, our changing world, the rise of spiritual “nones,” and watch other people sometimes walk away from the church of their youth, it … Continue reading

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Preparing for Worship Jun 13

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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Let’s Learn God’s Love Summer 2021!

Life gets busy and hectic over the summer, but families can draw closer to God and connect together by memorizing 10 Bible verses… together! Download Bible Verse Memory You can download the family-friendly study guide that will help mom & … Continue reading

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Christian Kids and Creation/Evolution

Often, young people have questions about science, evolution, the Book of Genesis, and how to trust God in a hostile world. As we wonder about the origins of humanity, and where Biblical faith and scientific knowledge meet, a lot of … Continue reading

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Preparing for Worship June 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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Summer Schedule for 2021 Begins!

The seasons are changing and the days are getting warmer and longer! We want to take advantage of the beautiful weather our Redeemer gives to us, and so the following schedule will be going into effect. Beginning June 6, Sunday … Continue reading

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Pentecost Round Up

The Holy Spirit is – as we confess with mouth & heart in the Nicene Creed – the Lord and Giver of Life. Everyone today is looking for better life. We want the “abundant life” that Jesus promised. And God’s … Continue reading

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Church Pictorial Dates

Zion is updating our new pictorial directory. Reservations are being accepted to have your pictures taken for the new directory. Please call Max K at 641-923-6058 or 515-571-1646 to make your reservation. Or sign up on next Sunday morning at … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers’ Day 2021!

Happy Mothers’ Day to our wonderful moms! We thank the Lord Jesus for you! We hope you have a wonderful day celebrating, and we wanted to provide some terrific resources for you as well. We’d like to give you the … Continue reading

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