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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  • Music Can Speak to Us

    Music Can Speak to Us
    Mike Davis grew up in north central Iowa and attended a small Baptist church. The Old Rugged Cross is a special hymn for me. Growing up, this was a hymn that my great aunt sang at many funerals and church services. Each time I hear it, it takes me back. It wasn’t until I turned 20 that I was baptized, and I remember the happy look on my Grandfather Hoff’s ...
  • Those Who Sing Pray Twice

    Those Who Sing Pray Twice
    Sue and I met while attending college at Concordia in Moorhead, MN, back in 1968. We must have had the right amount of similarities and differences to get married and this year we celebrated our 48th wedding anniversary. We are blessed with two daughters, six granddaughters, one grandson, and rumors of an arrival of a “great” next spring.  A shared similarity for Sue and me was our upbringing in the Lutheran ...
  • Gifts Discovered

    Gifts Discovered
    God blesses each of us with gifts and talents to share. Some we are born we, some we learn, and others we simply discover along the way with the guidance and hand of God. The story of how I began singing, truly falls into that last category. Throughout Middle and High School, I considered myself a talented musician. Playing the Trumpet in Band, I toggled between 1st and 2nd chair…. Thanks ...

Music Calendar

September 22, 2021
Ring Forth
Class Ring
Elevate Choir
Lifted Choir
Altared & Heirborn Choirs
Joyful Ringers
Senior Choir

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.