2017 Sept LVL word from pastor

Friends in Christ, So, could someone please help me locate the “Summer of 2017”?  It was right there in front of me at the end of May and then it suddenly evaporated, or was misplaced, or was hidden from me, or something!  And now it’s time for the fall and everything it brings, and I’m…

Norman W. Nelson Service Information

Norman W. Nelson Professional engineer, Air Force veteran, of Chester Norman W. Nelson, 86, of Chester Township, N.J., died Sunday at Morristown Medical Center. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Zion Lutheran Church, Schooley’s Mountain Road, Long Valley, N.J. Born in Chicago, Ill., Norman was a son of the late William and…

CONFIRMATION INSTRUCTION

Confirmation instruction will begin after school at 3:40 pm on Wednesday, September 13th. If you would like to sign up to be the “second adult” during the confirmation classes, or can volunteer to bring snacks, the sign-up sheet is located on the Education  Board in Fields Hall, or email Pastor Dan at DRSchroeder54@gmail.com. We would…

Faith in Action – God’s Work Continues

As of the official close of our campaign to pay down of the mortgage on Faith Hall, we have received $387,019 in pledges and gifts! This will allow us to both pay down a sizable piece of the mortgage principal and continue to make payments on the remainder.  We thank everyone who has contributed to the…

Blessed Are Those That Die in the Lord

We must sadly announce to the congregation that Norman Nelson passed from this life on Sunday, August 27th.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Marilyn, and their children.  Arrangements will be passed on to the congregation as soon as they have been made available to the office.

Confirmands to Travel to Crossroads for “Low Ropes” this Saturday

Our Confirmands will travel this coming Saturday afternoon, August 26th to Crossroads Camp and Retreat Center to do some team building in preparation for our coming year of confirmation instruction. We are scheduled to be there at 1:30 pm and will leave Zion at 1:10 pm and will return to the church around 3:45 pm for snacks and discussion. Confirmands: If you haven’t communicated to Pastor Dan whether you will…

SAVE THE DATE FOR ORT FARMS

Zion’s Ort Farms Social Ministry event, October 14-15, has really grown over the past three years. We’re looking for input as to how we can improve the event.  Send your ideas via email to Jance at jance.denzler@experian.com or call her at (908) 672-9747.  We’ve already had some wonderful suggestions such as a banner to advertise that…

YOUTH GATHERING INFORMATION SESSION

There will be a meeting on Wednesday, August 30th at 7pm in Faith Hall for all high school students and families interested in attending the 2018 Youth Gathering in Houston. We will be talking about registration, cost, time lines and planning for the upcoming Houston gathering. Registration is in less than ONE MONTH!  If you…