Secret Prayer Partner

ATTENTION LADIES OF ZIONThe annual Secret Prayer Partner event will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm at the home of Dottie Weis, 14 Flintlock Drive, Long Valley. Please bring a small gift for last year’s prayer partner if you had one. New partners will be chosen and new…

Shoebox Packing Party Sunday Nov 4 10:30am to 4pm (public at 11:30)

Please join us Sunday, November 4th in Faith Hall for our Annual Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Packing Party! We will begin packing and crafting after Sunday school until 4 PM or until we run out of stuff! Come, bring friends, wrap, pack and have fun! See you there! We have almost 100 empty shoeboxes…

Zion Lutheran Church sponsored a “Baby Sitting Evening” Saturday, October 27th

Adults and youth from our congregation watched some of our youngest members and their siblings, so parents could have an evening out. Niah and Joe Bonina, Greg and Meg Callow, Stephen and Megan Davis,Michael and Victoria Dougherty, and Chris Sorenson and Missy Sgambati all enjoyed dinner out. Meanwhile, back in Faith Hall, Santo and Dominic…

Confirmation-Mentor Night and Community Supper

      On Wednesday evening, November 28th, we will have the opportunity to “break bread” together with our first “Confirmation-Mentor” night of the program year!  (See above!) Following the meal, the community is invited to stay and visit while our confirmands and their mentors move across to Field’s Hall for conversations directed by the pastor. The…

“Save the Date” for December

Sunday, December 2—Long Valley Christmas Tree Lighting Mark your calendars!  The lighting of the official Long Valley Christmas tree on our front lawn will take place on Sunday, December 2nd. The program begins in the church sanctuary and will feature once again musical talent from throughout the Long Valley Community.  After the lighting of the…

Please make note of these special worship events in November:

November 11th— Sacrament of Baptism for Aston Michael Dougherty and Reception of New Members at the 10:30 AM service. November 18th— Pastor Dan Schroeder will preside and preach over his last service as Interim Pastor here at Zion. Sunday school and all other educational activities will be cancelled for that Sunday. The service will be…

From your Interim . . .

I intend to take a bit of a breather through the month of December, and am actively working at this point toward securing a new community in which I might ply my trade.  Jenny and I are looking at short term opportunities for me locally, and are also investigating longer term calls within a much…

Office Hours

Pastor Dan’s regular hours at the church  through November 18th are Tuesday through Thursday,  and  Saturday mornings.  On Mondays he will be available from about noon on into the afternoon, after attending a pastors’ lectionary study group in the morning. Friday is his day of rest. Pastor Dan’s last day in the office is November…

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am very eager to arrive in Long Valley and begin as pastor to Zion Lutheran Church!  My first day will be Christ the King Sunday, November 25th, which is the final Sunday of the church year.  In a show of hospitality and to accomplish a smooth transition, Pastor Dan will…