Hymn Festival at Carnegie Hall

Concordia College-New York is hosting a historic 500th Anniversary of the Reformation Hymn Festival at Carnegie Hall in NYC on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 2:00.  The hymn festival will feature two massed choirs: the 150 voice Lutheran National Choir and the 250 voice Concordia Lutheran Festival Choir.  Tickets are $50, $25, and $15 through…

HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE GRADUATION BLESSING

During worship on June 18th we will recognize and celebrate our High School and College Graduates with a special “Blessing of the Graduates”. Please come and be part of the celebration of these special young people we are fortunate to have in our congregation.  If you have a graduate—please contact the office (if you haven’t…

ZION PRESERVATION COMMITTEE

Zion’s application for the Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund Grant for a preservation plan has been submitted and we are setting about fundraising to raise Zion’s 20% share of the Preservation Plan should our grant be approved. (See the Quarter Auction paragraph below).  Approximately a dozen Morris County Committee members toured the church property…

THE RITE OF CONFIRMATION

The Rite of Confirmation will be celebrated on Pentecost Sunday, June 4th at our single 9:00 am service. In this rite, our confirmands will take upon themselves the baptismal vows of their parents and become full “Confirmed” members of the congregation and of the Lutheran Church. This year we have two confirmands, Ashley Carkhuff and…

CONGREGATIONAL DINNER/CONFIRMATION MENTOR THIS WEDNESDAY

The Congregational Dinner and Confirmation Mentor Night is this Wednesday, May 31st.  Join the confirmands and their mentors for a Kielbasa/Pie​rogi casserole dinner which starts at 6​pm!  Stay for the fellowship while the confirmands adjourn with their mentors for conversations.  A  “Free Will Offering” will go towards the ELCA Youth Gathering fund. All are welcome and please bring a friend!

OFFICE SCHEDULE CLOSED MONDAY 5/29/2017

The church office will be closed on Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. May God bless the brave men and women of our armed forces, their families, and those who have lost their lives in service to our nation.

Adult Forum and Bible Study – Summer

Just a reminder that the Adult Forum and the Bible Study are on hiatus for the summer.  Keep reading the “Happenings” emails and the LVL Newsletter for announcements about special events that may pop up in the summer months as we celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, as well as for topics of study…

Volunteers Needed for VBS

Registration is open for Vacation Bible School, June 26-30, 2017. We are still looking for volunteers: two class leaders are needed, as well as miscellaneous helpers.  Registration and volunteer forms are available on the bulletin board in Fields Hall—please drop them in Renee Feldman’s mailbox in the Parish Center offices. We are also looking for…

Final Sunday school 5/21

It’s hard to believe, but our final Sunday school class of the year is May 21th! We hope you will join us for the celebration during the Sunday School hour, beginning at 9:00 in Faith Hall.  Also, next Sunday, May 28th, we will move to our “summer worship schedule” with one service at 9:00am –…