Blue Christmas Service

The newly formed bereavement group “Comfort My People” and members of the Stephen Ministry will be hosting a special ecumenical service of worship for those who have suffered loss AND for those who would simply appreciate a quiet and contemplative service during the “hustle and bustle” of the Christmas season. The service will be held…

Bible Study this Tuesday 12/19

The Tuesday Bible Study Group will meet this coming Tuesday, December 19th at 12:00 pm at Pezzo Pizza, in Long Valley, for lunch before our study begins at Zion at 1:00.There will be no Bible Study on December 26th while the group takes a break for the Christmas Holidays.  

2018 Stewardship Drive

Our Luther Rose is improving! Please help us to return it to full color by putting your financial pledge for 2018 into the box in the Narthex. If you forgot to bring in your card, there are extras beside the box. We are also attaching the 2018 Time and Talent Sheet to 12/17 issue of Happenings….


It’s not too late to order and dedicate poinsettias for the altar this Christmas season!  We have ordered 60 poinsettias for the altar, but have only received orders and dedications for 47. If you would like to place an order, please fill out the red order form in the Narthex, or contact Laura in the…

One Service Only and No Sunday School December 24th and 31st

Because Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve both fall on Sundays, we will be holding one morning service only at 9:15 am on both of these Sundays. Come and celebrate the season with us as we gather for worship each week! We encourage our children to come and enjoy the beautiful music and these special…

2018 ELCA Youth Gathering Shareholder Dinner

Mark Your Calendars! Saturday, January 20th at 5PM. Dinner will be served by Zion’s 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering attendees, and will  feature appetizers, caesar salad, a roast beef carving station, a baked potato bar, vegetables, rolls and a fabulous dessert! “Free Will” donations will be accepted, suggested donation $25 per person. Reservations will be taken…

Annual Congregational Meeting

Please plan to attend the Annual Meeting which will be held on Sunday,  January 28th.  Please stay tuned to the weekly “Happenings” emails for upcoming details.  

Blue Christmas Service

An ecumenical service of quiet contemplation for those in the Long Valley community who have suffered loss will be held at Zion on Thursday, December 21st at 7:00 pm. If you would like more information on this or the “Comfort My People” bereavement group, please contact Pastor Dan at [email protected]  

Christmas Cantata

The Zion Senior Choir will present a Christmas Cantata Service on Sunday, December 17th at 9:15 AM.  Come join us and hear the music of Christmas. The Cantata contains a fresh arrangement of carols and beautiful new songs to capture the spirit of Christmas. For more information contact Marilyn Hibler.  

Bible Study 12/12

The Tuesday Bible Study Group will meet this coming Tuesday, December 12th at 12:00 pm at Pezzo Pizza, in Long Valley, for lunch before our study begins at Zion at 1:00.The group will continue until December 19th when there will be a one week Christmas break (no Bible Study on December 26th).