Second Sunday in Advent
Saturday December 5, 2020
NEW TIME: 3:00 pm
Sunday, December 6, 2020
TIME: 10:15 am
LIVE ADVENT SERVICE
December 2, 9 and 16 at 2:00pm
We continue to have services in church Saturday and Sunday. All is going well and there was an good distribution between the two services. We will no longer ask for RSVPs. Please Note: The church will be cleaned between the services. We require masks and social distancing rules will be respected. Every other pew is marked for use. We have hand sanitizer stations as you enter through the main doors and by the elevator for your convenience.
ADVENT, DEC 2
Wednesday Advent Service
December , 2020
Pastor leads in the digital worship service. Join us as we celebrate the first Sunday of Advent. We have added the words to the screen on the video to make it easier for you to sing along.
Join Pastor for a brief service for Thanksgiving Eve. Even in this time of challenges, we have much to be thankful for. God is always with us. We are not alone. At Zion we continue to reach out to spread the love and message of hope and love that can only be found with Jesus Christ.
THE RED WAGON
NEXT FOOD DRIVE
Nov. 21 at 3:00 pm New Time
Nov. 22 at 10:15 am
On Sunday, November 15, the food donation was 98 pounds, which brings our current total to 5,819 pounds. Monetary donations remain at $8,231. The Food Ministry used $20 of its funds to purchase items to supplement the curbside donations
Current Needs: Hearty soups, white and brown rice, corned beef, juice, macaroni and cheese, peanut butter (creamy/crunchy), jelly (assorted flavors), boxed mashed potatoes, gravy, small boxes of sugar.
Thank you all for your continued support and prayers!
The Giving Tree
This year we will doing The Giving Tree a little differently. Our heart and the goal remains the same... to help some of our neighbors in need enjoy a little Christmas and know that Christ's community has not forgotten them. Even in these trying times we continue to do the Lord's work.
In order to help keep everyone safe and give parents the joy of shopping for their children, we will be supplying parents with a gift card from our local toy store.
If you would like to contribute to this outreach effort, please click here. You will see the Giving Tree as an option. There are also envelopes in the back of the church.
Thank you all for sharing the love of Jesus as we head toward the Christmas season, blessed knowing that Jesus loves us, He is always with us and those two statements are forever.
November 22nd Sunday School
Moses and the 10 Commandments
Pastor reads the story of Moses and the ten commandments and some very special guests pay close attention. Pastor sings some songs that I bet you will be able to join in! It is easy and fun. There is an animated short cartoon on the Baby Moses on our Sunday School page.
We have your new lessons and crafts for the next first four week available for pick-up at next Sunday's Worship services at 3:00 on Saturday and Sunday at 10:15am inside the church, Nov14/15. You can also stop by the church office, Tuesday through Friday from 9:00 to 2:00 to pick up a packet.
We hope to see you soon. We have two classes. PreK through 1st grade and 2nd grade through 4th grade. New students welcome. JOIN US!
Electronic Giving, fast, easy and secure. Help us to continue spreading the love of Jesus.
Thank You, to the many members who have graciously continued to support our church in these troubled times. We sincerely thank you for all the support and prayers.
We have added electronic giving options for Thanksgiving Baskets, Family Assistance and The Christmas Giving Tree. Click here and look for the fund you would like to contribute to. Follow secure and easy instructions. We have always been blessed at Zion to be able to help those in need.
YOU ARE ALL IN OUR PRAYERS AT THIS TIME.
Pastor Pranschke is sending out daily devotionals at 1:00 p.m. by means of our "All Call" system. If you, yourself, would like to be added to our calling list, please email the church office at or call 201-664-1325.
At Zion we will continue disinfecting the church building. This includes washing the pews, counter surfaces and spraying with disinfectant- we are currently having live worship services in the church yard at 9:30 on Sunday mornings. If you do not feel well, please stay in and contact your doctor. Above all, we encourage eveyone to pray! If you would like more common sense information we recommend the website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/protect/index.html We have a new youtube channel we will be adding videos to and you can follow Pastor on instagram, @tompranschke
ABOUT OUR CHURCH
Zion Lutheran Church is a member church of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod. We were founded in 1905, with our current church building erected in 1923 and enlarged in 1955.
EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER
We offer an excellent program for
2 1/2 year old children
For more information,
visit the school's website at
or call the office at 201.664.8060
MAY THE LORD BLESS YOU AND YOUR LOVED ONES TODAY AND ALWAYS.
YOU ARE INVITED TO SHARE OUR FAITH
We are blessed at Zion with many members who share their time, talent and treasure.
We invite and encourage you to come and visit us.
There is power is standing, singing and praying with your fellow Christians!!
YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AT ZION!