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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

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NYLG What?
Held every 3 years since 1980, the LCMS Youth Gathering (Gathering) provides thousands of youth and adults the opportunity to come together as a community of God’s people to learn more about Jesus Christ, the Christian faith and their Lutheran identity.

During the five days of the Gathering, youth spend time together in God’s word, worship, service and fellowship with others from across the synod. This event is organized by LCMS Youth Ministry in Saint Louis, MO. Any student entering 9th grade in 2016 can attend.

When and where?
LCMS Youth Gathering will be July 16-20, 2016 in New Orleans, LA.

How much does it cost?
The registration fee for 2016 LCMS Youth Gathering participants is $325. After March 4, 2016, this fee will increase to $375. (Air fare and hotel extra) We will do some fundraising to offset some of the costs.

When do we start registering?
Online registration begins on October 21, 2016

Who to contact?
Marilyn Fingerlin, Ministry Coordinator, Zion Lutheran Church and School at 303-659-2339 or

We are looking for adult leaders to take our students!!!! Please contact Marilyn if interested!!!!!

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ZLS Golf ClassicWe are proud to announce that we are now accepting entries to the 4th Annual Zion Lutheran School Golf Classic.

The fourth annual golf tournament will be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015, at the Colorado National Golf Club in Erie. The registration fee for the tournament is $125 per player. The format is a four-player scramble, with check-in starting at 6:30 am and a shotgun start at 7:30 am.

A lunch and awards ceremony will follow golf. Included in the fee is your round of golf with a cart, pre-tournament warm-up with free range balls, plus a post golf lunch with door prizes. Prizes will be awarded for the lowest team score, longest drive, and closest to the pin. Mulligan packages and mulligan strings will also be for sale.

Colorado National requests that all players wear proper golf attire. All players are required to wear collared shirts; slacks, shorts or skirts must be hemmed and in good condition. Recommended short/skirt length is mid-thigh. Tank tops, swimwear, cutoffs, gym shorts and the like are not acceptable. Metal spikes are not allowed.

All proceeds from the tournament will go toward Zion Lutheran School’s Financial Aid fund to assist families with tuition costs.

Register for Golf TournamentColorado National Golf Club
Click here to download and print the Registration Form.

Interested in Sponsorship?
If you are interested in sponsorship, please click here to download the information. Forms and sponsorships must be returned by September 4.

Questions? Contact Becky Hueske at or call (303)358-6776.