Christmas Pageant/Congregational Dinner 12/10

Please join us Sunday 12/10 at 4 PM to watch the Sunday School Christmas Pageant . The title of this year’s Christmas Pageant is “Christmas is Canceled”.  The players will need to be at the church by 3:30 pm. We invite you to stay after the play and enjoy a Pot-Luck Supper in Faith Hall. Sign-up sheets are located…

College Connection update

Thanks to all who contributed to the filling and packaging of our College Connection care packages. Zion will make the day of 24 Zion college students and one who is serving in the military – all of whom are away from home! Special thanks to Lori Prussack, and Kerri Bataille for all their efforts. Our…

The Zion Annual Benefit Christmas Craft Fair—Update

A very big thank-you to all who helped with and supported the Annual Zion Benefit Craft Fair. It simply would not be possible without everyone’s help and support!!! This year we raised just over $3400 which will be divided equally between the 11th Hour Pet Rescue and Sarah’s Fight for HOPE Foundation, which supports families…

Operation Christmas Child Update

Shoebox Packing Party A Success 68 adorable and unique shoeboxes filled with gifts for children around the world were delivered to the Operation Christmas Child collection point at the Times Square Church in Mt. Arlington, where we have donated our boxes for several years now. An astounding total of 13,614 shoeboxes were collected from Morris,…

Building Use Reminders

The Property Committee has been discussing several issues of importance as it relates to the use of our building—particularly Faith Hall. Faith Hall has had increasing community use over the last few years—which is exactly what we hoped for—but in turn presents some challenges, especially because we share this space with the pre-school. A few…

 How many Lutherans does it take to clean the Faith Hall carpet?

Turns out it’s 5!  Many thanks to Bill Howell, Will Beaumont, Charlie Davidson, Reinhard Schwartz, and Burt Horner  for spending a day to clean and freshen our gathering space! The Property Committee has been hard at work over the last month on all of the maintenance items on Zion’s list. We also thank Reinhard and Helga…

Boots in the belfry

Architect John Bolt and his team are continuing the process of putting together Zion’s preservation plan. During an examination of the steeple, his engineers photographed these boots nailed to a post inside the belfry-50 feet up! Curious, John reached out to colleague who provided a thesis paper on the topic of “Homemade Magic: Concealed Deposits…