Zion Lutheran Church, also known as the Zion Church of the City of Baltimore, is a historic Lutheran church located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The congregation was founded in 1755 in order to serve the needs of Lutheran immigrants from Germany and it has a bilingual congregation that provides sermons in both German and English. In 1762 the congregation built its first church on Fish Street, German-language sermons have been provided for over 250 years at Zion Church, the only church left in Maryland still holding weekly German-language services. The church participates in the annual Maryland German Festival and is a member of the German-American Citizens Association of Maryland, Zion Church was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011. The composer George Frederick Boyle was married at the church. com Church history from Monument City blog Zion Church of the City of Baltimore
Zion Lutheran Church in 2009
A piece of the Berlin Wall at Zion Church, Baltimore, MD. The inscription reads: "This piece of the Berlin Wall stood near Lichterfelde until broken by the sledgehammer of Mr. Rick DeLisle on November 11, 1989, at 6:50 am. Donated by WMIX 106.5 FM Baltimore and dedicated to those who crossed and those who gave their lives in the attempt.