Upcoming Special Masses:
The Dormition of the Blessed Virgin Mary, observed on August 15; and the Commemoration of St. Bartholomew, Apostle, will not be celebrated this year at Zion due to Fr. Braden's vacation and the conference at which he is presenting in Mexico.
The Decolation (beheading) of St. John the Baptizer will be celebrated at Zion with Holy Mass in the Chapel on Monday, August 29th at 10:00 a.m.
The St. Michael Liturgical Conference is Monday, September 26th. The Conference begins with Holy Mass at 9:00 a.m. The Keynote Speaker this year is the Rev. Dr. Joel Elowsky. Presenting papers are the Rev. Fr. Charles McClean, the Rev. Dr. Burnell Eckardt, and the Rev. Fr. Mark Braden. Registration materials have already been mailed. You can print the Confrence flyer and registration form using the St. Michael Liturgical Conference link on the left.
Zion Evangelical-Lutheran Church in Detroit, Michigan is a parish in the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church and a member of the Evangelical-Lutheran Church. She is affiliated with the English District of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
A fragile but lively inner-city congregation, Zion is comfortably integrated and has parishioners from various ethnic, religious and socio-economic backgrounds. Zion is committed to outreach and ministry within the neighborhood and surrounding community. At the same time, Zion also attracts and welcomes people from all of Metro-Detroit.
The mission of Zion Church is to bring the Gospel of our Lord in preaching and the Sacraments. To accomplish this mission, Zion uses the sacramental and liturgical worship of the Lutheran Church. You will find that Zion aspires to worship that is beautiful, reverent, traditional and inspiring. As one visitor has said, "When you're at Zion, you know you are standing before the holy God."
We welcome you to join us at Zion anytime. Our Pastor, Rev. Fr. Mark Braden, is available to minister to your needs, and our people are eager to make your acquaintance.