The Meatball & Lutefisk Dinner is Saturday!

By on October 19, 2014 in Community, Spotlight with 0 Comments
The Meatball & Lutefisk Dinner is Saturday!

5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss It:             1. Behind the scenes. While these Swedish traditions are known for gathering blue hairs and life-long Lutherans, its preparation involves a diverse and unexpected crowd. Where else have you seen a Southern Methodist and an Italian Catholic turning lefse? Pre-schoolers have been known […]

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The Young and the Restless

By on September 22, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
The Young and the Restless

As we gathered and sorted school supplies for Lyndale School during coffee hour, many reminisced about the excitement we once felt about the Back to School season. Fresh notebooks, sharp pencils, and a clean slate. This fall, one of our youngest members started Kindergarten and one of our older members attended his 71st high school […]

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Take It Outside

By on September 16, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Take It Outside

Last Sunday was a bright, sunny day – cool enough for a sweatshirt, perfect end-of-summer weather. It was also the first annual Nicollet Open Streets event. From noon until 5pm, Nicollet Avenue was closed to motorized traffic. People of all ages spilled onto what is normally a very busy city street! Businesses and organizations set […]

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Happiness

By on July 15, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Happiness

While cliché quotes and cute sayings abound, occasionally there is one that really does ring true. “For a happy life you need three things: someone special to love, something meaningful to do and something for which you are grateful.” We could add to that list, certainly, but it seems to be ringing true at Zion […]

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The Parting

By on May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment
The Parting

They came in one Sunday morning and sat near the front of the church. A young family: Mom, Dad and two squirmy little boys. They were relaxed and friendly and introduced themselves during the passing of the peace. “Hi! I’m Jill, this is my husband David and our boys, Finn and Charlie.” Finn lowered his […]

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There’s Good News!

By on April 16, 2014 in Worship with 0 Comments

Everyone is welcome to join us and hear the good news during Holy Week and Easter services. Friday,  April 18 – Good Friday at 7:00pm A Service that blends Maundy Thursday & Good Friday traditions into one service at Zion.  Sunday, April 20 – Easter Sunday We will host a morning litany and grace  at […]

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Soap Drive

By on March 18, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Soap Drive

Zion is participating in a soap drive for Lutheran World Relief – our goal is 150 bars of soap and we’d love exceed that goal. We’re accepting new bars of wrapped soap until April6th. From the LWR website: “No one likes to look dirty. A brand new bar of soap lets someone present him- or […]

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Our Opera Singer Has Pipes!

By on January 24, 2014 in Spotlight, Worship with 0 Comments

Erin is a young adult in the Uptown/Lyndale community with a unique talent. She sings opera! Erin came to Zion in search of rehearsal space several months ago – with pipes like hers, you can’t practice in your apartment without waking up the whole building! In exchange for rehearsal space, Erin shares her musical talents […]

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Young Adult Brunch is February 9

By on January 23, 2014 in Community with 0 Comments
Young Adult Brunch is February 9

Sometimes it’s happy hour, sometimes it’s brunch. Young adults at Zion try to get together every other month for some good food and conversation. A few have been life long members of Zion, but most have wandered into this this scrappy community of faith more recently. Together, we share an affection for the small and […]

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A Vocational Life

By on January 23, 2014 in Spotlight with 0 Comments
A Vocational Life

Our very own Sharon Hendrickson was featured in this month’s Metro Lutheran newspaper. She recently retired after 50 years(!) at Lutheran Social Services. You can find the article on page 9 in this month’s issue. Congratulations to Sharon and Carl – they both retired this year and are ready for new adventures!

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