Preparing for Worship Apr 29

PreparingWorshipWe 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:
Ephesians 1:3 – 6
Jeremiah 2:1 – 2, 13, 32
Hebrews 13:5 – 6
Genesis 40:1 – 23
Numbers 6:22 – 24

Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs:
Come Praise & Glorify
Jesus, What A Friend!
Our God Reigns
Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross

Means of Grace:
Congregational Prayer
Sermon: “Never Forgotten”

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Services Canceled For April 15th

cancellationAll Zion activities for Sunday, April 15, 2018 are canceled due to inclement weather. There will be no Sunday school or worship service.

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!

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Funeral Services for Daryl J. Upmeyer

celtic-cross2Funeral services for Daryl J. Upmeyer will be held 1:30 P.M., Thursday, April 12th at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner with Rev. Brian J. Lund officiating. Burial will be at Concord Township Cemetery with military rites by the Garner Veterans Ceremonial Unit.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 P.M., Wednesday, April 11th at Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church in Garner and will resume one hour prior to services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Gifford Olson American Legion Post No. 256 or Zion Evangelical and Reformed Church.

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

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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.

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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)

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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

Monday

Offices Closed. Happy New Year!

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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.

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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.

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Christmas 2017 Is Here!

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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

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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

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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!

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