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Coming January 12 for 4 weeks! Be a part of Mercy, Witness and Life Together!

Zion Lutheran Community Life Builders!

Small group leadership Bible study intense focus, 4 weeks- for leaders wishing to lead small groups or people who are curious!

“Our love for another is a lifestyle, not a weekly activity.”

Our God calls us to live together in the everyday, because that’s where he is and that’s often where he works. Contact Marilyn Fingerlin at 303-659-2339 or to register for the 4 week class.

Can’t attend but are still interested in hosting a Community Life Builder? Call Marilyn today!

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Our Confirmation class will join Risen Savior, Gethsemane, Summit of peace, and Beautiful Savior Lutheran churches at Lutheran Valley Retreat (LVR) this January 15-17.

We consider the relationship portion of our Christian Education to be very important, so we host this annual retreat at LVR as a MANDATORY part of our confirmation program. Sharing space, stories and this experience strengthens the relationship youth have with each other. Registration Packets went out today in the mail and are due back to the church office by December 15. If you have any questions please contact Marilyn or Pastor Christian at 303-659-2339 or

When: The weekend of January 15-17, 2016
We will leave no later than 4:00p.m. from Zion. It takes 2 and a half hours to get to the supper stop in Woodland park and another hour of driving after supper.

Where: LVR- a Lutheran outdoor camp just northwest of Woodland Park, and Northwest of Colorado Springs.
Emergency numbers for LVR: 719-687-3560- there is limited cell service at LVR
Don’t Forget Supper Money!!! $7 to $10.00!

Return: We will return to Zion at 5:00pm on Sunday. If there are any concerns please let Pastor Christian know as soon as possible. 303-659-2339

Packing List:
Sleeping Bag
Your Bible and Catechism
Warm Coat
Two pairs of shoes (snow and tennis)
Two changes of clothes
Night clothes
Shower items
Toothbrush/ Toothpaste
Water Bottle
Necessary prescribed medicine
Money for supper- $7 to $10
Snacks to be shared during study time

Click below for important forms:

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Join us for Zlight Jr. this Wednesday, December 2 from 6:00pm-7pm. There will be food, devotions and a short movie. Church Starts at 7pm. for Advent!

Then Zlight Jr. will “take a break” for Advent. Join us at Advent Services Every Wednesday at 7pm. We will start back up with lots of great activities after Christmas Break.

The ZLIGHT Nerf War is Coming!
When: December 30
Middle School 6:00pm-7:30pm
High School 8:00pm-10:00pm
Food and some bullets provided– Bring your own weapon
Where: Zion Lutheran Gym
$5.00 per person
Invite your friends!

Contact Marilyn at to Register by December 16th

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Parents of Zion Lutheran Sunday School Students,

We will be singing on December 27, 2015 at 9:30am. There is only one service this day with a cookie potluck following the service. Please bring your cookies (at least a dozen) to the school kitchen before the service starts and then join us for familiar Christmas songs your children will be singing throughout the service.

Questions? Contact Marilyn Fingerlin at 303-659-2339 or

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Advent Services:

  • Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 10am & 7pm
  • Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 10am & 7pm
  • Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 10am & 7pm

Zion Lutheran School Christmas Programs:

  • Thursday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. Christmas Program
    Grades K, 1 & 2 in the Gym)
  • Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 6:30pm
    Grades 3, 4 & 5, Band, Choir & handbells in the Gym

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services

  • Thursday, Dec. 24 at 4 p.m. & 6 p.m.

Christmas Day Holy Communion Service

  • Friday, Dec. 25 at 9 a.m.

Unity at Christmas
Sunday School Christmas Program

  • Sunday Dec. 27 at 9:30 a.m. (only one service this weekend)
    Cookie Potluck

New Year’s Eve Holy Communion Service

  • Thursday, Dec. 31 at 5 p.m.

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No Zlight Jr. on Wednesday, November 25th. Youth- please join up for the service project- decorating the Church Christmas tree on Saturday, November 28th at 9:00am to 10:30am.

Join Zion in being a light to the world in the Festival of Lights Parade.

  • December 11th after school (3:30ish) we will begin preparations on the float for the parade.
  • On Saturday, December 12th we will continue decorating and costuming at 11:00am.
  • Then after the parade EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND the cocoa and appetizer party at 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

Come be a part of this wonderful community event!

The Nerf War is coming!!!!!!
Wednesday, December 30. The middle school “war” will begin at 6:00pm and go till 7:30pm. The high school war will begin at 8:00pm and got to 10:00pm Food, and some Nerf bullets will be provided. Bring your own Nerf gun. Bring your friends!!!!!!

Please check the Events Calendar for more information!

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Festival of LightsIt’s Official! Zion Lutheran Church and School will have a float in the Brighton Festival of Lights, Saturday, December 12.

Mercy– we will support Bethesda Group Homes in this project.
Witness– we will be a presence in the Brighton community.
Life Together– we will meet after the parade for a hot chocolate, appetizer party in the Fellowship Hall.

Everyone is invited to help with this event! Please start picking up strings of white lights to donate to this event and bring them to the church or school offices.

Questions? Contact Marilyn at 303-659-2339 or Carrie Mitchell at 303-842-9739.

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The Progressive Lock in will be November 13 and 14.

Please click here and download the document for more information and schedule of events. We had 120 kids at the last lock in. Please consider helping us in the following ways:

  • Set Up Crew
  • Transportation
  • Hall monitors
  • Games
  • Breakfast Crew
  • Cleanup Crew

Be part of our Ministry Team for this high energy, incredibly rewarding youth ministry event!

Email or call me today at 303.659.2339!

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Calling all Zlight Middle School & High School Youth (grades 6‐12) It’s time for the progressive lock in!

Friday, November 13 @ 6:15 p.m. – Saturday, November 14@ 6:45 a.m.
$9 to register and … Servant event for blessing bags bring a travel size conditioner and a travel size body wash

The group will meet at Risen Savior first then…begin the event at Summit of Peace Lutheran church…go to the Thornton Rec Center…and finish the evening at Zion Lutheran Church.

Games, pool, gym, racquetball, care package service project, food, movie, Wii, Xbox and more!
Parents: Help is needed for Chaperons, Drivers, Counselors, breakfast cooks and more.

Pre-registration required! Email Marilyn at pluginzlc@gmail to register today. Please drop your payment by the church office.

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Thanksgiving Basket Food DriveThe Zion Board of Christian Care is hosting Bags of HOPE Thanksgiving Basket Food Drive!

  • We will be gathering non-perishable food for 11 Bethesda Group Homes!
  • Donations accepted through November 19th!
  • 11 Turkeys are needed

Delivery Drivers Needed
Saturday November 21, at 9am
(10) Littleton & (1) Fort Collins
leaving from Zion

For more information contact Vickie Wold or Bille Schmer