April 2018I have a very vivid memory of the day I realized I am a part of God’s work in this world. You might be thinking it was when I was very young, or at latest in my high school days. However, this memory comes from when I was already a pastor. I had already gone through the years of formation to become a pastor and had been serving a congregation for a few years. So I must state the obvious, I must have known God was at work in our ... more
September 2017 Continuing Our Connection
At the School of Hope, 30 or more students need scholarships at any given time, to be able to attend school … providing Zion with an exciting partnership opportunity!
Zion’s Global Mission Committee is looking for 30 individuals, families, or groups to commit to joining together to support 30 students in their education. Just $30 per month ($360 per year) covers the expenses of one child for the school year. This includes school fees, lunch, school workbook supplies like pens and pencils, a uniform, shoes, and busing. The financial ... more
July 2017Ruth was raised Lutheran and joined the Catholic Church when she was married.
Her favorite Bible verse is I Thessalonians 4:11:
to aspire to live quietly, to mind your own affairs, and to work with your hands, as we directed you
After high school she worked as a dental assistant for about ten years and moved several times for her husband’s work.
I was never comfortable in the Catholic Church, so when my husband passed away I came back to the Lutheran Church. When I moved back to Buffalo, my girlfriend belonged to Zion ... more