Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church | Winter Garden, FL
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church is a confessional and liturgical Lutheran (LCMS) congregation in Central Florida, a member of the FL/GA District.
Description: Zion observes the Historic one-year lectionary, administers the Lord’s Supper every Sunday, and follows the Liturgy of the Common Service (TLH, LSB Setting 3) week after week. For midweek services during Advent and Lent, we follow the order of Vespers. We also practice Closed Communion (1 Corinthians 11)—The biblical, historical, faithful, and loving practice of communing those who repent of all sin and confess the truth of God’s Word. You can expect to hear sermons faithful to Holy Scripture that rightly preach Law and Gospel.
• Sunday Morning Bible Study—10:45 AM
• Sunday School for Children—10:45 AM
• Midweek Morning Bible Study—Wednesdays @ 9 AM
• Confirmation Classes—Wednesdays @ 4 PM
• “Theology on Tap”—Every 3rd Thursday @ 7 PM (at HomeState Brewing Company, Winter Garden, FL)
Closed Communion: If you desire communion, please speak with the pastor at least one day before the service. Call or email him once you know you will attend. If you cannot, arrive 30 minutes before the service, find the pastor, and introduce yourself. If you’re late, then out of respect and reverence, please do not invite yourself to communion—even if you are part of the LCMS. This is a serious matter. The pastor is under the authority of God, a steward of His mysteries (1 Corinthians 4:1), and he has the duty and responsibility to hear your confession before giving you the Lord’s Supper (1 Corinthians 11). Even if you are a member of the LCMS, remember that this does not guarantee your admittance to the altar. So, please arrive early enough to confess your faith to the pastor before the service. If you are not admitted to the altar your first Sunday, please talk to the pastor and patiently wait until he admits you to the Sacrament of the Altar.