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 [email protected] 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…

CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

Zion’s “Faith in Action” capital campaign is winding down and pledges continue to trickle in. We are still about $18,000 short of the council’s goal and about $23,000 short of Pastor Dan’s “preach from the roof” super goal.  If you are thinking about supporting the campaign with a pledge or simply with a direct gift,…

Help Us All Stay Connected to Our Youth!

If you have pictures of your college student’s “move-in day”, or any photos of our youth doing interesting things over the summer you’d like to share, please forward them to the office. We’d love to share them in the LVL newsletter! We’d also like to know what our new graduates are up to in the…

CROSSROADS GIANT CHURCH PICNIC 8/17

Crossroads Camp and Retreat Center is holding their annual Giant Church Picnic today.  Registration begins at 2pm and closing worship is at 6:30 pm.  Come and experience all your favorite camp things: Giant swing, Rock wall, canoeing, worship and food! Cost is $12 per person, $35 maximum cost per household.  For more info or to…

Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World is a “Go”!

The film , “Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World”, which will be shown tomorrow, Monday, August 21st at 7:30 pm has been sold out. Tickets cannot be purchased at the door on Monday. Only those who purchased tickets online can get in to see the film.  For more information please contact Pastor Dan…