Zion Lutheran Church sponsored a “Baby Sitting Evening” Saturday, October 27th

Adults and youth from our congregation watched some of our youngest members and their siblings, so parents could have an evening out. Niah and Joe Bonina, Greg and Meg Callow, Stephen and Megan Davis,Michael and Victoria Dougherty, and Chris Sorenson and Missy Sgambati all enjoyed dinner out. Meanwhile, back in Faith Hall, Santo and Dominic…

Confirmation-Mentor Night and Community Supper

      On Wednesday evening, November 28th, we will have the opportunity to “break bread” together with our first “Confirmation-Mentor” night of the program year!  (See above!) Following the meal, the community is invited to stay and visit while our confirmands and their mentors move across to Field’s Hall for conversations directed by the pastor. The…

“Save the Date” for December

Sunday, December 2—Long Valley Christmas Tree Lighting Mark your calendars!  The lighting of the official Long Valley Christmas tree on our front lawn will take place on Sunday, December 2nd. The program begins in the church sanctuary and will feature once again musical talent from throughout the Long Valley Community.  After the lighting of the…

Please make note of these special worship events in November:

November 11th— Sacrament of Baptism for Aston Michael Dougherty and Reception of New Members at the 10:30 AM service. November 18th— Pastor Dan Schroeder will preside and preach over his last service as Interim Pastor here at Zion. Sunday school and all other educational activities will be cancelled for that Sunday. The service will be…

From your Interim . . .

I intend to take a bit of a breather through the month of December, and am actively working at this point toward securing a new community in which I might ply my trade.  Jenny and I are looking at short term opportunities for me locally, and are also investigating longer term calls within a much…

Office Hours

Pastor Dan’s regular hours at the church  through November 18th are Tuesday through Thursday,  and  Saturday mornings.  On Mondays he will be available from about noon on into the afternoon, after attending a pastors’ lectionary study group in the morning. Friday is his day of rest. Pastor Dan’s last day in the office is November…

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am very eager to arrive in Long Valley and begin as pastor to Zion Lutheran Church!  My first day will be Christ the King Sunday, November 25th, which is the final Sunday of the church year.  In a show of hospitality and to accomplish a smooth transition, Pastor Dan will…

Take a trip down “Memory Lane”

Join the Parish Life Group for a “Trip Down Memory Lane” on a new date,  Friday, November 16th  at 1:00 pm in Faith Hall, there will be a live version of “Getting to Know You”. Bring your old photos—graduation, wedding and even baby pictures. The group will try to guess “who is who”, and reminisce…

Adult Bible Study next Tuesday

The Tuesday Bible Study group will meet again on November 6th at 1:00 PM in the Adult Forum Room.  We will continue our tradition of meeting at Pezzo’s in Long Valley to share lunch (“Dutch Treat”) at 12:00 PM before heading over to the church.  All are welcome and we hope you can join us…