Funeral Services for G. Clement Today

celtic-cross2Funeral services for Gary R. Clement will be held today at Zion Evangelical & Reformed Church. Rev. Brian J. Lund will be serving as minister of the Word at the service.

The schedule offers a public visitation at the church from 5:00 p.m., with the service beginning promptly at 7p.m. Friends and attendees are invited to remain after the service for refreshments and fellowship. Internment will take place with the family at a later date.

Obituary, resources, and other details are provided via Cataldo Funeral Homes.

Posted in blurbs, news | Tagged | Leave a comment

Preparing for Worship Jan 7

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 courts with praise” (Psalm 100:4).

The Word of the Lord:
Jeremiah 17:14
Leviticus 18:1 – 5
Job 19:23 – 27
II Timothy 3:14 – 17
Numbers 6:22 – 24

Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs:
Praise Him! Praise Him!
In Christ Alone
O Word of God Incarnate
I Timothy 1:17

Means of Grace:
Congregational Prayer
Sermon: “Breathing In the Word”
(*NO Holy Communion due to celebrating the Lord’s Supper on Christmas Day)

Posted in resources | Tagged | Leave a comment

Weekly Review: January 1 – 6, 2018

We exist to make disciples of Jesus by proclaiming the Gospel in the power of the Spirit to the glory of God in North Iowa and beyond.

This Week


Offices Closed. Happy New Year!

Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged | Leave a comment

January Newsletter & Calendar

Our January edition of the Zion Chronicle can be viewed and downloaded here. The Zion calendar for the month of January 2018 can be viewed here.

Posted in news, resources | Tagged | Leave a comment

Services Canceled For Dec 31st

All Zion activities for Sunday, December 31st, 2017 are canceled due to inclement weather. There will be no Sunday school, worship service, or any other events.

You can find the announcement at KIMT, KIOW, and on our social media channels. Please feel free to share this information with others.

Please trust the Lord and stay safe during this winter time! We will be preparing more for New Year’s, but why don’t you spend time reading your Bible, in prayer, and reflecting on what New Year’s Eve & Day mean to us as Christians.

Posted in news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Christmas 2017 Is Here!

We rejoice that Christ is born to rescue us from the coming wrath, and know the fullness of His love!

Celebrating the Incarnation is always a joyous occasion, and we are praying for the Lord to make that true this year also! Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this year, and so our schedule will be:
9:00 Sunday School (note the early time start for rehearsal)
10:30 Worship

The Christmas Eve program will be later that night. The musical prelude by the children begins at 6pm, with the program beginning at 6:30. (If your child is in the prelude, please have them at the church by 5:30.)

Our Christmas Day service is at 9am, consisting of worship (our Festival of Lessons & Carols service) and Holy Communion! Continue reading

Posted in ministry, news | Tagged , | Leave a comment

2017 Cantata: Morning Star

We were blessed by another tremendous Christmas cantata!

“Morning Star”
Created By: Lloyd Larson
Director: Brenda Anderson
Narrators: Mike Kalkwarf & Kathy Upmeyer
Minister: Brian Lund
Candlelight Service: Margaret Jass & Mary Etherington

A huge thank you to Brenda Anderson and all who made it so successful! Merry Christmas!

Posted in Media, ministry | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Ref500 Seminar

As many Protestant churches gather to give thanks for the past five hundred years of God’s grace, we too celebrated the recovery of Biblical truth in the Reformation.

We were blessed with two presentations:
Rev. Samuel Belz, of Bethany Evangelical & Reformed Church in Ledyard, IA, speaking on “Reformed Ecumenicity: Playing Well With Others.”

Secondly, our own Rev. Brian J. Lund of Zion spoke on “War With the Dragon: Retrospect & Prospect for the Decline of Reformed Orthodoxy.”

You can hear their presentations below:

Posted in news, resources | Tagged | Leave a comment

December Newsletter & Calendar

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

Posted in news, resources | Tagged | Leave a comment

October 2017 Newsletter Available

Zion_NewsletterOur October edition of the newsletter can be viewed and downloaded here. The Zion calendar for the month of October can be viewed here.

Zion Chronicle archive

Posted in news, resources | Tagged | Leave a comment