The Zion Annual Benefit Christmas Craft Fair – A Way to Give Back

This year we will hold our third annual benefit craft fair on Saturday, November 11th from 9 to 3.This effort was established to give financial assistance to an individual or family in need. Last year well over $4500 was raised to assist a local resident with funding to help her procure a therapy dog. This year we…

Ort Farms Weekend– Help Wanted

Please help us raise funds for our Social Ministry! Sign-up sheets for Ort Farms Weekend are located in Fields Hall, or you may reach out to Jance Denzler directly at (908) 672-9747 or by email at [email protected]  

LVCNS Tricky Tray September 29th

There will be a Tricky Tray Committee Meeting on September 29th in Fields Hall for anyone who would like to lend a hand. The nursery school is looking for, help soliciting local businesses, looking for “Big Donations” from companies, wrappers, decorating committee and general help brainstorming ideas to make our event a success. The annual tricky tray…

Yoga and wellness classes

Zion member Kiera Mitchell of Nutrition Intuition LLC and Amy Nesbihal from Transformations From Within are offering drop-in Wellness Classes for kids on certain Tuesdays from 4:15-5:15 pm, Adult Gentle Yoga on Wednesdays at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm, and Yoga for Kids on certain days at 5:30 to 6:30.  All classes take place here at…

Bereavement Support Group

Zion Lutheran Church is planning to begin a bereavement support group for the community of Long Valley.  At this point we hope to see the group meeting on the fourth Sunday of each month.  If you are interested in seeing such a group and/or would like to attend, we will be holding an “organizational meeting”…

Barry Blaine

Zion’s Barry Blaine, husband of Ellen Blaine, is receiving in-patient therapy after a few weeks in the hospital. He will be there for a while, and we are sure a few words from you will make his day!  Please send your well wishes to Barry’s attention at: Kindred Hospital, 400 W. Blackwell Street,  Room 353,…

Worship Assistants

September Worship Assistants, and Coffee Hour Hosts have been assigned based on Time and Talent sheets and past volunteers. We will also be asking confirmands to volunteer as worship assistants when confirmation classes start in September. We fully expect that there will be changes.  It is important that if you cannot or don’t want to…

CONFIRMATION INSTRUCTION this wednesday

Confirmation instruction takes place after school at 3:40 pm on Wednesday, September 20th. If you would like to sign up to be the “second adult” during the confirmation classes, or can volunteer to bring snacks, the sign-up sheet is located on the Education Board in Fields Hall, or email Pastor Dan at [email protected] We would…

Bible Study This Tuesday

The Tuesday Bible Study Group will meet again this coming Tuesday, September 20th at 1:00. The group will meet at 12:00 pm at Pezzo Pizza in Long Valley for lunch before our study begins. We will focus our study on the lectionary passages for the following Sunday (please see the schedule in the LVL Newsletter)….

ADULT FORUM

The Adult Forum will take place tomorrow at its new time—10:30 am Sunday mornings in the Adult Forum Room. Grab a cup of coffee and join us for lively discussion on scripture and faith! For the next few weeks we will be discussing the many reformers beyond Luther and how their work is connected to…