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New Year, Same Jesus

Happy New Year to our Zion family! As we pray and trust that the Christmas and New Year holidays have brought joy and celebration to you and yours, we want spiritually prepare ourselves for what the Lord in His providence … Continue reading

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Festival of Lessons & Carols

Most years, before we partake of Holy Communion on the Christmas Day service, our congregation participates in a Festival of Lessons & Carols service. For many of us, that is a Christian tradition unfamiliar to us. The following will hopefully … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Tools

With the holiday this year, there are always challenges to obeying the Biblical command to “give thanks in every situation” and “be grateful.” When the holidays role around, there are a few extra minutes in between turkey naps and football … Continue reading

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Podcast On the Savoy Declaration

Recently, our minister was interviewed on The Pilgrim’s Path Podcast by Rev. Dr. Chris Surber. They spoke about Congregationalism, the Savoy Declaration of Faith, and Jesus as our Prophet, Priest, and King. Take a listen!

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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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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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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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Parent’s Guide for Talking to Teens

With so many challenges to living with biblical faith for our young people, we want to equip our parents with resources to encourage their kids to live for Jesus. One tool to use is the PDF “A Parent’s Guide to … 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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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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