Lord of the Heavens

In the fall of 1993 I entered into my first year of college.  I took an astronomy class that first semester and found myself greatly intrigued by the topics we discussed and studied.  Over the course of that first year I found myself becoming more interested in astronomy.  Later, at the start of 1994, I […]


2019 Michigan Reunion

The theme of this year’s Michigan Reunion was, “The Armor of God.” The reunion was held June 14 through 17.  We welcomed church family from Ontario, New York, Arizona, Missouri, and Colorado.  The fellowship began Friday afternoon with a rafting trip at the Trudgen’s, followed by dinner at their home. Saturday morning we gathered together […]

2019 Missouri Reunion Report

We entered the Church of Christ for the opening prayer service of the 2019 Missouri Reunion, Friday, July 26th. We were greeted by Elder Glenn Gill, with Priest Bruce Haines assisting. Br. Glenn read a prayer given by the apostle Paul from Ephesians 3, reminding us that we come together ourselves under the banner of […]

Collins Local Report

Greetings from your brothers and sisters in Collins!  As it has been awhile since you’ve seen a report from these parts, I’ll do my best to bring you up to date with the happenings from our Local… Our brother and friend, Al Lind, left this world and the pain he endured, September 8, 2019.  We […]

2019 East Independence Local Report

After a long, hard winter here, our Spring began with the East Local’s Annual Business Meeting on April 22nd.  We take this opportunity now to report a change in our East Local line-up: Elder David Rudd remains our Pastor, with Assistant Pastors now being Elder Isaac (Bick) Brockman Jr. and Priest Bruce Haines. Joyous baby […]

Phoenix Local News

Greetings from Phoenix! It’s been a beautiful winter here, and a very busy one too! November was reunion month, with Thanksgiving weekend consisting of three days of prayer and testimonials, preaching, a sacrament service, and delicious meals in between. The weekend started off on Thanksgiving evening with a video special featuring interviews with members as […]

Zions Advocate is...

  • To promote Jesus Christ as our only Saviour;
  • To promote His Teachings and His Church, the Church of Christ;
  • To be a voice of warning to His people; to be Zion's advocate.

The Zion's Advocate is the official periodical of the Church of Christ since 1922. It contains sermons and articles on a variety of topics relating to our faith, news and reports from the General Conference, local churches and missionary fields, and testimonies written by members of God's blessings in their lives. While articles published in this paper may not necessarily reflect the teachings of the Church, declarations and notices authorized by the General Conference do reflect the practices and beliefs of the Church of Christ.