Unexpected Endings & Beginnings

When Tim and I left our home in Riverton, NJ and moved into the parsonage, we had imagined returning to Riverton regularly and eventually retiring to that house. However, this congregation has been so welcoming and the parsonage renewal committee did such a fantastic job that we immediately felt very at-home here! Returning to Riverton…

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE STAKEHOLDERS DINNER

On Saturday, May 4th at 5PM Please join Zion’s Senior Youth for their 2021 ELCA Youth Gathering Shareholder 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.

EASTER SUNDAY BREAKFAST

Please join us for Easter Breakfast between church services. Breakfast will begin at 9:00 am. Breakfast will feature pancakes, eggs, ham and potatoes and more! Free will donation to benefit the 2021 Youth gathering. Bring your friends and family!

No Adult Bible Study Next Tuesday

The Tuesday Bible Study will take a break for Holy Week and will not meet next Tuesday, April 16th. The group will meet again on Tuesday, April 23rd 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…

WORSHIP INSIGHT: Baptismal Font – Central

In ancient times, churches were built over running water in order to make use of it in the practice of baptism, and the built-in font usually took a central place in the gathering. The font isn’t merely to be remember only at baptisms, but rather, it’s what all the baptized gather around each Sunday, something…

EASTER FLOWER ORDERS DUE THIS SUNDAY

It’s that time of year already! Please use the form in the Narthex to order Easter flowers from Donaldson Farm in Hackettstown. All orders are due today. Flowers will adorn the altar for Easter week and then may be taken home or donated to the homebound.

PARENTS NIGHT OUT

The Zion Congregation Council would like to offer an evening of free babysitting to the families of our youngest members. Invitations are on the way to the families of those recently baptized at Zion for an evening of child care on Saturday, April 27th from 5-8 PM. Adults and high school youth will be at…

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Washington Township Historical Society offers a $1,000 scholarship each year to a deserving student with an interest in history and demonstrated involvement. A short essay is required as part of the application. Please contact the Historical Society for more information.

LENTEN SUPPER Next WEDNESDAY

Join us this Wednesday, April 10th for our traditional mid-week Lenten Soup Supper and Service. Supper will start at 6:15 PM in Faith Hall, and we will proceed to the sanctuary for Lenten Vespers at 7:00 PM. Candlelight vespers are in the format of Holden Evening Prayer and the Apostles’ Creed is the theme. This…