In The News At Zion


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  • Isaiah 1:1-4, 16-20
    ​The vision of Isaiah son of Amoz, which he saw concerning Judah and Jerusalem in the days of Uzziah, Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah, kings of Judah. Hear, O heavens, and listen, O earth; for the LORD has spoken: I reared children and brought them up, but they have rebelled against me. The ox knows its […]
  • John 20:19-23
    ​When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you." After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. […]
  • Psalm 104:24-34, 35b
    O LORD, how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. Yonder is the sea, great and wide, creeping things innumerable are there, living things both small and great. There go the ships, and Leviathan that you formed to sport in it. These all look […]


  • ELCA reaches milestone in welcoming new congregations May 28, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – For the Rev. Ruben Duran, the message is quite clear – "Christ's church is not dying." That's a different message, he says, than what has been widely reported in recent years about the decline in membership among U.S. mainline denominations, such as the 3.8 million-member Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). […]
  • Lutherans, Catholics celebrate 50 years of dialogue May 26, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – Lutherans and Catholics in the United States have been in dialogue for the past 50 years. A Service of Thanksgiving and Prayer to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the dialogue will take place May 27 in the chapel of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Center in Washington, […]
  • Liberians give thanks after country declared Ebola-free May 18, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – Tenacity, determination and faith – that's how the Rev. Andrea L. Walker described members and leaders of the Lutheran Church in Liberia, as well as people of the West Africa country, in response to their efforts to become Ebola-free. Walker is the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's […]
  • 79 ELCA young adults called to serve May 8, 2015
    ​     CHICAGO (ELCA) – Seventy-nine young adults have accepted the call to serve with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Young Adults in Global Mission program, an international mission opportunity for 21- to 29-year-olds. In August these young adults will embark on a year of service with ELCA companion churches and organizations around the […]
  • ELCA provides $500,000 for emergency aid in Nepal May 7, 2015
                CHICAGO (ELCA) – In an effort to continue meeting the needs of earthquake survivors in Nepal, members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have allocated $500,000 to support ELCA partners there engaged in relief and emergency assistance.            The funds were sent through this church's Lutheran Disaster […]

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