Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church

Calendar | What's New
Worship | Educational | Service and Witness | Fellowship and Support | Youth
Mission Statement | Pastors | Staff | Church Council | History

News & Events

FOOD PANTRY:

The December food is: MACARONI & CHEESE

The January food is: CEREAL

See info below under "Other Events" for December/January events, or the December - January Newsletter for more details.

 

DECEMBER WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

December 7/ Advent II
    8 & 10:30 A.M. Services of Holy Communion
                   
December 14/ Advent III
    8 A.M Worship
   10:30 A.M. Sunday School Christmas Program 

December 21/ Advent IV
    8 A.M. Contemporary Worship with Holy
                       Communion
10:30 A.M.  Worship with Holy Communion

December 24/ The Nativity of Our Lord
    4 P.M. Children’s Service- with Holy Communion
    7 P.M. Candlelight Holy Communion Service
                (Orcheband music begins at 6:30 P.M.)
  10 P.M. Candlelight Holy Communion Service
            
December 28/ Christmas I
   8 A.M.  Holy Communion/ 10:30 P.M. Worship

 

JANUARY WORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

January 4/ Christmas II
    8 & 10:30 A.M. Services of Holy Communion
           
January 11/ Baptism of Our Lord
    8 A.M. Worship/ 10:30 A.M. Service of Holy
                      Communion
           
January 18/ Second Sunday after Epiphany
    8 A.M. Contemporary Worship with Holy
                       Communion
    10:30 A.M. Service of Holy Communion
           
January 25/ Third Sunday After Epiphany
    8 A.M. Service of Holy Communion/ 10:30 A.M.
                            Worship


OTHER EVENTS:

Captains needed for "Opportunity House Meals
Contact Church Office if you can help, or can serve as "Captain"

Bear Creek Camp
Check out the year around activities

NORTHERN BERKS COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT
75 X 100 foot garden at Zion's
Check our Northern Berks Community Garden web page for how you can help or support this project.

DECEMBER EVENTS:

DECEMBER - Wednesdays (3, 10,17, 31) - Advent Worship
10 am & 6:30 pm in the Gold Room
Have some quiet time. Hear some good music.
Learn about Advent. For all ages. (30-45 minutes)

DECEMBER 7th - DEADLINE
Submission for Annual Reports

DECEMBER 7th - DEADLINE "Angel Tree Ministry"
If you took a tag for the Angel tree, please see that the gift is returned
to the church no later than Dec. 7th*
Please do not wrap gifts.
Due to delivery difficulties, we will not accept gifts after that date.

DECEMBER 10th - MILLER-KEYSTONE BLOOD DRIVE
Sponsored by Shoemakersville Area Lions Club
4:30 – 7:30 pm. - Here at Zion’s Lutheran
Contact: Gary Rothermel at 610-562-7620

DECEMBER 10 - Chruch Decorating
Zion’s will decorate the church for the Christmas Holiday at 6 PM
We will have an enjoyable evening decorating the tree, windows, balcony and front entrance doors

DECEMBER 14th - Zion's Sunday School Christmas Program
During 10:30 am Service (Snow date: December 21st)

DECEMBER 20th - CAROLING
Caroling in Kutztown with Bruce Rohrbach and Trinity Lutheran Church. 
If you would like to go to this, the group will meet at 9 am. at Trinity Lutheran, Main St. Kutztown.
Sign the sheet in the Narthex. 

Then we will return to Zion’s from 12-4:30. Lunch would be 12-1 and caroling from 1-4:30 pm.
Any instrumentalists and carolers welcome of all ages. A signup sheet will be posted for lunch count.
Any questions call Daniel Geist 610-926-5077.

DECEMBER 28th - Hamburg Area "Church Christmas Tour"
Watch for more information

JANUARY 7, 2015 – 6:00 PM. - Church UN-DECORATING
W we will meet to undecorated and store all items properly

JANUARY 18th - Zion's ANNUAL MEETING and Congregational Dinner
in the Fellowship Hall immediately after our Worship Service.
Snow date is January 25th

JULY 2015 - ELCA Youth Gathering in Detroit

 

EMERGENCY ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NOTE: Emergency information about church activities will be announced as follows:

1) if small group meetings need to cancelled or postponed - the group's
participants will be called by phone.

2) Information for large groups, Sunday School and Worship services
will be posted on WFMZ-69 - the information will be on the scrolling bar
at the bottom of the TV screen, or on the Web at: Channel 69 News
under "Weather" - "School and Business Closings".

3) The church's answering machine announcement will have a recorded
message announcing all weather related schedule changes.
(610) 562-3112

 

About Us | Privacy Policy | ©2004 Zion's Evangelical Lutheran Church