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Pastoral Transition

By on March 22, 2017 in Community

March 21, 2017 Dear Zion Members and Friends, I thank my God every time I remember you, Constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, Because of your sharing in the gospel from the first day until now. –  Philippians 1:3-5 In November of 2011, I eagerly accepted the […]

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Words in Our Bellies

By on March 16, 2016 in Community

When Michael and Lily moved into ZOOM House they visited the ZOOM Ahead Shed and chose furniture and housewares for their new apartment. Then they found out about the food shelf at Zion and shopped for groceries to make each month’s resources go a little further. Then they learned living at ZOOM House includes a YMCA membership. […]

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Holy Smoke

By on June 18, 2015 in Community with 0 Comments
Holy Smoke

Wednesday night dinners have been pretty fancy this year. Cooking Matters and Youth Farm have taught us a lot about menu planning, hearty vegetarian dishes, and delicious sauces. We’ve had brownies with black beans hiding inside and chipotle aioli made from yogurt. Yum!  Tonight we tried two kinds of kebabs with marinades. It meant a […]

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A Thanksgiving Eve Feast!

By on November 25, 2014 in Community with 0 Comments
A Thanksgiving Eve Feast!

We have taken pictures each year, but they don’t this event justice. You see, the gift of Thanksgiving Eve at Zion is hard to capture unless you are there in the room. The tables are set with real linens and festive centerpieces. Turkeys cook all week in preparation for the crowds. Donations come from members, neighbors, friends, and […]

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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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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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Winter Event Highlights

By on January 10, 2014 in Community, Worship with 0 Comments
Winter Event Highlights

The LCD and Recovery Worship are back! After a two week break for Christmas Day and New Years Day, our Wednesday evening activities have returned. Join us for dinner at 6:00pm – Karen’s winter menus will keep us cozy and fill our bellies during these cold months. Then head across the hall for Recovery Worship […]

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Little Bakers at the LCD

By on January 8, 2014 in Community with 0 Comments
Little Bakers at the LCD

Sometimes showing up early has it’s perks! Karen and the kitchen crew finished dinner early one Wednesday evening and invited the smallest, wiggliest among us into the kitchen for fun with cookie cutters and sprinkles. You could tell the kids felt pretty special washing their hands in the big sink tubs and pulling up stools […]

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