The Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord Jesus Christ will be celebrated with a sung High Mass in the Church on Sunday, February 10 at 10:00 a.m.
The "Gesimas", the season of Pre-Lent, begin on Sunday, February 17, with sung High Mass for Septuagesima at 10:00 a.m. in the Church.
Anniversary Celebration - A special luncheon is planned for Sunday, February 17 after Mass in celebration of Fr. Braden's tenth anniversary at Zion, and his 15th anniversary of Ordination. Contact the Church office for more information.
Ash Wednesday will be celebrated in the Church with two sung High Masses, both with the Imposition of Ashes, on Wednesday, March 6, at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. - Please note the time of the morning Mass - 9:30 a.m. Spoken midweek Masses for the season of Lent begin the following Wednesday, and are held in the Church at the same times - 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.
The sermon themes for our 2019 Lenten midweek Masses are based on the appointed Old Testament Readings:
Invocabit, March 3th – Ember Wednesday of Lent
“The journey is too great for you” 1Kings 19:3-8
Reminiscere, March 20th - “Whatever is written no one can revoke” Esther 8:7-12
Oculi, March 27th – “Thou shalt not” Exodus 20:12-24
Laetare, April 3rd – “I will give you a new heart” Ezekiel 36:23-28
Judica, April 10th – “You shall be holy” Leviticus 19:1-2, 10-19
Regularly at Zion -
- The Zion Men's Group meets alternating Tuesdays and Thursdays twice each month at 7:00 p.m. After singing Vespers in the Church, we are currently studying Chemnitz's Two Natures in Christ, a 16th century study of Christology. After our study, food and (Lutheran) beverages enhance our Gemütlichkeit.
- The Zion Women's Group meets twice a month on Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. We sing Vespers in the Chapel, enjoy coffee and baked goods, and then continue in our study of the Book of Proverbs.
- Adult Catechesis is offered Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. At 6:00 we sing Vespers in the Church. The study following is currently a close reading of Herman Sasse's Lord Jesus Christ.
- Membership Classes are held periodically, scheduled to be convenient to those seeking membership at Zion. Two membership class series are currently being held. Contact the Church office for more information.
- Join us for one of these opportunities to study the Word of God, to learn more about Christian doctrine, and to enjoy the company of the faithful!
- Video of a full Sunday Mass at Zion is now available on our Youtube page - Click Here