NJ CONSERVATORY SPRING CONCERT

The NJ Conservatory (njconservatory.com) celebrates spring by presenting Mozart and Vivaldi in concert with choruses and orchestra Sunday, May 5, 2019, 4:00 PM at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 246 Woodport Rd., Sparta, NJ. The program will include Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ and ‘Ave Verum’ and Vivaldi’s ‘Concert for Two Trumpets’ and ‘Magnificat’. Ford R. Foster,…

Worship Insight: Gospel Verse

The Gospel Verse is sung by the congregation to introduce the gospel reading for the day.  We pay special attention to the reading from one of the Gospels as a way of revealing that the gospel (good news) of Jesus Christ crucified and risen is at heart of all of the readings. The “stand-by” Gospel…

Stakeholders Dinner this Saturday

On Saturday, May 4th at 5PM Please join Zion’s Senior Youth for their 2021 ELCA Youth Gathering Stakeholder Dinner Annual Fundraiser. Dinner will feature: Appetizers, Salad, Roast Beef , Carving Station, Baked Potato Bar, Vegetables and Rolls. More details will follow in upcoming publications. For questions please see Jance Denzler.  

Adult Bible Study Will Resume This Tuesday

The Tuesday Bible Study will meet again on Tuesday, April 30th at 1:00 PM in the Adult Forum Room and will continue the tradition of meeting at Pezzo’s in Long Valley to share lunch (“Dutch Treat”) at 12:00 PM before heading over to the church.  

MOTHERS’ DAY IS BLANKET SUNDAY

Let’s celebrate our Mother’s on Sunday, May 10th and remember their warmth and kindness by dedicating blankets in their name to the Project Comfort Fund. Your special gift of $5 will enable the Lutheran World Relief Organization to supply blankets to those who are facing hardship. To dedicate a blanket, please fill out the form…

Coffee Hour Volunteers Needed!

Deena Salvatore is now scheduling Coffee Hour Hosts. We do not have a host for this weekend. Please contact Deena if you can host, co-host or help by providing a dish or two so she can fill out the calendar for the year. If we lack hosts, the free will offering at the 10:30 AM…

EDUCATIONAL CLASSES RESUMES

Sunday school will resume this Sunday. Parents and children will meet in the Sanctuary at 9:00 AM for opening. The Adult Forum will resume at 9:15 AM in the Splash Room. Crossroads Director Anthony Briggs will be on hand this week to discuss how our partnership with Cross Roads Camp and Retreat Center is an…

THANKS TO ALL!

Many thanks to all who made the Holy Week such a success here at Zion. Special thanks to Marilyn Hibler, Marlena Schilke and the senior and bell choirs for all of their beautiful music, Malainie Hibler and the Altar Guild crew for keeping up with all the changes to the Sanctuary for the Holy Week…