Installation and Celebration

We welcome Pastor Ingrid Wengert’s family and special guests as we celebrate her Installation today. We thank Bishop Tracie Bartholomew for presiding over the Installation of Pastor Ingrid, and Pastor Bruce Davidson for preaching the sermon. Pastor Ingrid will take her place in the history of Zion, becoming the thirtieth Pastor of Zion and only…

Stamping Angels

Please join Zion’s Senior Youth on Saturday, January 26th at 5 PM for our 2021 ELCA Youth Gathering Annual Shareholder Dinner. The menufeatures:Appetizers, Caesar Salad, Roast Beef Carving Station, Baked Potato Bar, Vegetables and Rolls, and a Fabulous Desert! All food is served by Zion’s Youth Gathering Attendees, Free Will donations accepted, suggested donation $25 per person. Reservations will be taken during coffee…

Operation Christmas Child Shoe Box Update

We received this letter in the office on December 20th: Dear Friends! This family received the presents from you. Tanya—9 years old, Kolya—6 years old, he is invalid, Angelina—3 years old. If (it) is possible you may send them the letter to (this) address: Tanya and Kolya Holomozy Sadova 22, Zabirya, Kyevo-Svyatoshynski rayon, Kyivska oblast,…

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…

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…

Make Cards with the Stamping Angels

Join the Women’s Ministry “Stamping Angels” and learn how to make beautiful stamped cards – no experience necessary! The next event will take place on Tuesday, December 18th, from 6:00 to 9:00 in Faith Fall. Contact Jance Denzler at [email protected] for more information.

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…

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…

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…

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…