Zion Lutheran Church, Columbus and
Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Marion are proud to present

The Lutheran Confessions Conference 2021

When: August 14th, 2021 Registration starts at 9:00 AM Conference from 9:30AM- 3 PM

Where: Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church 766 S. High St. Columbus, Ohio 43206

Cost: $15/person (Bring cash or check to conference) Pastors, students, and the families thereof—free

Light breakfast and full lunch provided

To register please email office@zionlcms.org by August 7th

Speaker: Professor John T. Pless of Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Topic: Praying the Small Catechism

Traditional Service

Ours services are taken from the Lutheran Service Book (Hymnal) which is available in each pew. We print two bulletins, a short version and an extended version which includes the hymns. If you are not familiar with the service or if you prefer larger print, the extended version is the one for you. 

Prelude
The Prelude is the opening musical presentation that signals the beginning of worship. 

Opening Hymn
The Opening Hymn is sung by the congregation.  

Confession and Absolution
Confession of sins and receiving forgiveness of sins  

Introit
from Latinintroitus, meaning entrance

Collect
from Latin: collecta, means the gathering of the people together

Old Testament Reading

Epistle
from Greek:  a writing directed or sent to a person or group of people 

Gradual
Latin: graduale, read responsively after the Epistle

Holy Gospel, 
a gospel is an account describing the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus 

Apostles' Creed,
reciting of our beliefs

Welcome Announcements,
announcements from our Pastor 

Children's Message,
children come forward for a personalized message 

Hymn of the Day

Sermon

Offering

Voluntary,
 a piece of music, usually for organ, that is played as part of a church service

Hymn of Thanksgiving

Prayers & Lord's Prayer

Benediction,
Latin: bene, well + dicere, to speak) is a short call for divine help, blessing and guidance 

Closing Hymn

Postlude,
music played at the end of a church service.

WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Sunday Services  8:00 AM & 10:30 AM, with Holy Communion
Wednesday Compline Service  7:00 PM

Before attending services, please follow these guidelines for your health and safety.

Please visit our YouTube Channel or Facebook Page for links to recorded services.

Wednesday Night Services and Bible Study

The First Wednesday (August 4th), the Service, beginning at 7:00 PM, will be Divine Setting Three, with Holy Communion. On Wednesdays (August 11th, 18th & 25th), the Service will be Compline, and will begin at 7:00 PM; there will be a Bible Study following the Services, in the Family Room. Private Confession and Absolution will be available from 6:15-6:45 PM, in Pastor Hromowyk’s Office, these Wednesdays.