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No Educational Classes Sunday 12/30

Adult Forum, Sunday school will be in recess until January 6th. Coffee and Christian Conversation (CCC) will be in recess until the end of January in order to give folks an opportunity to take advantage of the special Adult Forum series GETTING GOD’S BEST OUT OF WORSHIP during the month of January.

“GETTING GOD’S BEST OUT OF WORSHIP”
Please join us beginning January 6th for a special Adult Forum series about worship taught by the Rev. Tim Wengert, our pastor’s husband. Rev. Wengert taught for 25 years at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.  He has written many

“GETTING GOD’S BEST OUT OF WORSHIP”
Please join us beginning January 6th for a special Adult Forum series about worship taught by the Rev. Tim Wengert, our pastor’s husband. Rev. Wengert taught for 25 years at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.  He has written many books and articles about the history of Lutheranism and Martin Luther. The topic for the first session on January 6th is: “The Center of Worship.”  There are several things that Christian worship cannot do without. Find out what they are and why they are so important. Look for more detail and a complete schedule in the January LVL newsletter!

Special Adult Forum Series – “Getting God’s Best out of Worship”

Please join us beginning January 6th for a new Adult Forum series about worship taught by the Rev. Tim Wengert, our pastor’s husband. Rev. Wengert taught for 25 years at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia.  He has written many books and articles about the history of Lutheranism and Martin Luther. The topic for the first session on January 6th is: “The Center of Worship.”  There are several things that Christian worship cannot do without. Find out what they are and why they are so important. Look for more detail and a complete schedule in the January LVL newsletter!

Comfort My People

Our grief support group, “Comfort My People” meets on the fourth Thursday each month. The Group will not meet in December, but will meet again on January 24th at 10:00 AM. We invite those who have suffered loss of any kind to join us in the Adult Forum Room of Faith Hall. We share our stories and look to insights from Understanding Your Grief by Alan Wolfelt.”

Adult Bible Study this Tuesday

Pastor Ingrid will lead the Tuesday Bible Study group on December 4th 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 and bring a friend!

Educational Opportunities

Sunday School classes, will meet at the normal time – 9:15 AM with students and parents gathering in the sanctuary. Students will be practicing for the Christmas Pageant and Music Sunday for part of their class time. Pastor Ingrid will conduct  her first Adult Forum this Sunday at 9:20 in the Adult Forum Room, and the topic this week is “Intro to Pastor Ingrid”!  Next week will be “Intro to the Gospel According to Luke”. Grab a cup of coffee and join the conversation!

Note: the Coffee and Christian Conversation group will be on hiatus through December.

Community Tree Lighting Next sunday

The Community Tree Lighting will take place here at Zion on December 2nd. The Long Valley Junior Women and the Garden Club have put together a schedule of events that are happening town-wide – culminating with the tree lighting and cookies in Faith Hall. Please see the fliers for all the events associated with the day on the bulletin board in Fields Hall! We are looking for volunteers for the evening to set-up, usher (we need about 4), 2-4 folks to help with a kid’s movie in Fields Hall, and some folks to help control traffic in the parking lot and direct people into the sanctuary, etc. If you can help or have any questions, please contact Megan Davis at [email protected] or by cell at (908) 798-8168, or Laura in the office.

Trip Down Memory Lane Rescheduled!

Pray for good weather and join the Parish Life Group for a “Trip Down Memory Lane” on, Friday, November 30th 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 about the old days. It’s sure to be an afternoon of laughs and all ages are welcome to join the fun! Contact Vi Muriello for questions at [email protected].

Bereavement Group

Our grief support group, “Comfort My People” will meet on the fifth Thursday in November rather than the usual fourth Thursday due to Thanksgiving Day. We invite those who have suffered loss of any kind to join us on November 29th at 10:00 AM in the Adult Forum Room of Faith Hall.  We share our stories and look to insights from “Understanding Your Grief by Alan Wolfelt.”

Adult Bible Study this Tuesday

Pastor Ingrid will lead the Tuesday Bible Study group for the first time on November 27th 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 and bring a friend!