New LVCNS classes

Long Valley Christian Nursery School is opening up a NEW 3 year old T/Th morning class for children who will be 3 years old by November 15, 2018.This is a great option for children who have a late summer birthday or just miss the cut off for a traditional threes class. Also, a NEW MWF afternoon…

Thrivent Action Team Challenge

Thrivent Financial has issued a challenge to churches. We hope Zion is up to the challenge! We are happy that Thrivent Action Team seed money was hard at work this summer in our VBS Mission program, but there are many more Zion events coming up that could benefit from Thrivent funds, or perhaps you have…

Thrivent Choice Dollars

If you hold Thrivent Financial products, you may have Choice Dollars to donate to a charity of your choice. To determine if you have dollars to donate, log onto your Thrivent account and select Choice Dollars. Follow the prompts to select a charity to receive your donation. This is a simple and easy way to make…

Save the Date for LWR Quilting!

We will be making quilts for the Lutheran World Relief (LWR) organization at the end of August (date to be announced). You do not have to know how to sew to join the fun and fellowship! Please contact Judy Bumpus at [email protected] if you’d like to help.  

Swackhammer-Dufford Genealogy Society This Saturday

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 Reading,…

CONFIRMATION INSTRUCTION – FIRST CALL

Pastor Dan has recently sent letters to the families of those who are of age to begin confirmation instruction this coming fall. Our incoming (first year) students should be entering seventh grade in September. If you did not receive a letter already and have a student entering the seventh grade, please contact the church office as soon…

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…