ADULT FORUM

The Adult Forum will take place tomorrow at its new time—10:30 am Sunday mornings in the Adult Forum Room. Grab a cup of coffee and join us for lively discussion on scripture and faith! For the next few weeks we will be discussing the many reformers beyond Luther and how their work is connected to…

TEACHER NEEDED AT LVCNS

Are you a stay at home mom, who is a former teacher, and looking for the perfect, part time, flexible, teaching position? Maybe you are looking for something while the kids are in school and a job that has the same calendar/holidays as your children. Long Valley Christian Nursery School is seeking a (preferably), certified…

Confirmation Instruction begins Next Wednesday, September 13th

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 [email protected] We would especially appreciate a few mentors as…

Hurricane Relief

Zion will continue to gather special gifts in the weeks to come to send to Lutheran Disaster Relief as they move resources and personnel into the Houston area to assist in relief and rebuilding efforts after Hurricane Harvey. As this is published, Hurricane Irma threatens the Florida coast and surrounding territories. Since the ELCA has standing organizations for this work, you…

500 years of Reformation

Did you know . . . that Martin Luther was not the first person to call for reform and to find himself in trouble with the Roman Catholic Church?  Nearly 100 years before Luther posted his 95 theses, John Huss, a Czech priest, spoke out boldly against what he saw as corruption in the church. …

HURRICANE HARVEY

Hurricane Harvey has literally rained disaster down upon the people of south Texas and continues to spread north and east to this day.  Please know that the Lutheran Church is active in disaster relief in the area and will be continuing its relief efforts for months to come.  The latest reports show 120 ELCA churches…

Make Life Easier with “Simply Giving”

Often the summer months are the most challenging for church finances. “Simply Giving” is what it says it is – a simple way of giving to the church on a regular basis.  “Simply” sign up for the program and an amount of your choosing can be withdrawn from your bank account or charged to a…

Council Changes in Progress

We thank Larry Salvatore for volunteering to fill the Secretary position on the executive council  after the departure of Jance Denzler.   New council members are considered temporary until voted on by the congregation at the next congregational meeting in January, 2018. Contact Fred Humcke at [email protected] if you are interested in serving Zion as a…

THE SACRAMENT OF HOLY BAPTISM

Celebrate with us as we receive two children into the life of the church through the sacrament of Holy Baptism! On Sunday, September 3rd during our 9:00 am service of worship we will baptize Logan Charles Dietlein, son of Jennifer and Michael Dietlein. The Dietleins live here in Long Valley. On Sunday, September 10th during…