Music Ministry

“Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of song was given to humanity that we should proclaim the Word of God through music.”

– Martin Luther

Music ministry at Zion includes opportunities for participation in vocal choirs, handbell choirs, worship teams, and instrumental ensembles.

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  • Staff Transitions

    Jim and DianeThe new year has brought new transitions in Zion’s staff, with the retirement of two long-time, part-time staff members who have each impacted so many lives at Zion: Jim Onstad, Zion’s youth assistant for 17 years (and parent volunteer for many years before that), completed his staff duties on December 31. “Grandpa Jimmy” (as he is affectionately known) will continue as a volunteer in Zion’s youth ministry. A celebration of Jim’s ... more
  • Worship In Many Ways

    LarryMusic ministry has always been central to Larry’s church involvement. Softly & Tenderly and Great is Thy Faithfulness are two of his favorite hymns. Growing up, I can always remember attending church with my parents, going to Sunday school, vacation bible school and summer camps. As a youngster I enjoyed being in the church Christmas plays and singing with the children’s choirs. There is so much great church music, sacred music and ... more
  • Making Music with Others

    DeirdraPrior to coming to Zion, Deirdra attended Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart, Minnesota, and Calvary Christian Reformed Church in Edina. My fondest memory of church is attending the 10pm candlelight service at Our Savior’s on Christmas Eve as a kid with my family. The mixture of the beautiful sanctuary with stained glass windows, glittering candlelight, and the familiar, comforting hymns created an unforgettable experience. Deirdra’s family, as a whole, has ... more

Summer Special Music

Use your talents during the summer to provide special music for one of our summer worship services on Sunday mornings or Monday evenings. If you’d like to do a solo or small ensemble, either vocal or instrumental music in worship, contact Sherilyn Burgdorf or Mike Walsh to volunteer.

Music Calendar

July 26, 2017
First Sunday Rehearsal
Sharing is Outreach
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