The Swackhammer-Dufford Genealogy Society Invites You to Join Them!

On Saturday, July 28th, 2018, the Swackhammer-Dufford Genealogy Society will meet at the church for its 72nd Assembly. The group celebrates the long history its family members have as members of Zion. Members and friends of Zion are welcome to attend and participate in the discussions of preserving family history. Guest speakers will include David…

Got questions, thoughts, suggestions about life at Zion?

It is time for a mid-year “Ask Us Anything Session”! The Zion church council will be available during Coffee Hour on July 15th to take your questions and suggestions. A mid-year financial overview will be presented and then the floor will be opened for anything you would like to discuss so …“ask us anything”!

Bereavement Group Breaks for the Summer

Zion’s bereavement support group, “Comfort My People” will suspend its monthly meetings for the months of July and August. The group will be back in session in September, meeting at 10:00 am on Thursday, September 27th. All who have suffered loss are welcome.

Historical Time Capsule…….Zion in 1776

by Helga Schwartz Independence Day, the Fourth of July, will be here soon. We’d like to look back to 1776, the founding of our Nation, which is 16 years younger than our church! Zion was organized in 1760. Distinguished preachers were among the ministers who served the people of the “Valley”. Among those ministers were…

May Food Drive Results

31 bags of groceries were delivered to the Interfaith Food Pantry of the Long Valley Community Assistance Program (LVCAP). A big THANK YOU to all who donated to make the lives of our neighbors a littleeasier this summer.

Welcome Marie Landolfi

Here’s a peek at some pictures from the baptism of our newest member, Vanessa Marie Landolfi  daughter of Anthony and Stella Londolfi, baptized this past Sunday, June 24th. Welcome Vanessa!  

College Connection Care Package

Here are a few great letters of appreciation from our students for their College Connection Care Packages.  Parents and students—please be sure to provide the office with Fall college addresses as soon as possible so that we can continue this wonderful tradition!   “Thank you for the wonderful college care package. I enjoyed all of…

Claire Hamilton, daughter of Kelly and Laura Hamilton, safely returned from a life-changing experience in Kenya with a group of students traveling on behalf of “Oasis for Orphans”, a Christian organization that operates several orphanages in Kenya. Many thanks to those praying for a safe journey! Claire visited two orphanages while she was there. She…

Friends in Christ, “Time it was, and what a time it was, it was . . . . “ For some reason those opening lyrics to the old Simon and Garfunkel piece “Bookends” came to me as I was thinking of the current moment and of the past few weeks. It is supposed to be…

STAMPING ANGELS TUESDAY

The next meeting of the “Stamping Angels” will take place on Tuesday, July 3rd, from 6:00 to 9:00 in Fields Hall. Please join the Women’s Ministry to learn how to make beautiful stamped cards – no experience necessary!  The cost is $15—make 5 cards—keep 4 and donate 1 to the church. For more information please…