SERVICES

Saturday October 24th, 2020 

TIME: 4:00 pm

and

Sunday, October 25th, 2020
TIME: 10:15 am

We move back inside this weekend.

We had our first services in church last Saturday and Sunday. All went well and there was an equal distribution between the two service. We will no longer ask for RSVPs. 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. 

SERMON OCT. 18

Twentieth Sunday in Pentecost
October 18, 2020 


Pastor leads in the digital worship service. Pastor using his knowledge of history and a visual aide to illustrate the message of the sermon.  

We have set up a page with the Bulletin on it. BULLETIN HERE or go to the tab on the main menu that says Bulletin.

Thanksgiving Baskets, You can now contribute to the thanksgiving outreach electronically. Simply use the option on our giving page to donate to Thanksgiving Baskets.

Thank you!

NEXT SERVICES
ACTIVITIES

Creative Crafters Holiday Sale

Get a head start on holiday shopping.   On Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25, Creative Crafters is having a holiday sale in the church undercroft after the church services.  
A variety of items have been hand-crafted for the sale.  Some featured items are every day and holiday design face masks, hanging holiday kitchen towel sets,  wooden spool Christmas trees and wreath ornaments, fleece blankets, holiday and all-occasion greeting cards.  
Items will be packaged in clear plastic and will be displayed on tables spaced six feet apart to adhere with social distancing.  Face masks will be required.  Cash and checks are acceptable.  Checks should be made out to Zion Lutheran Church.  All proceeds are donated to charities.  
We hope to see you there!  

THE RED WAGON

On Sunday, October 17, the food donation was 166 pounds (82 pounds from curbside donations and 84 pounds donated by two individuals.) This brings our current total to 5,471 pounds.  Groceries were distributed to the Westwood immediate needs pantry and to the Helping Hand Food Pantry.  Monetary donations remain at $8,081.  The Food Ministry used $30 of the ministry’s funds to purchase items to supplement the curbside donations

Current Needs:  Regular shelf milk;  sugar;  cereal suggestions: Special K, Cheerios, Rice Chex; soup suggestions:  Italian wedding, lentil, split pea, New England clam chowder;  snack suggestions:  crackers,  cookies, potato chips, popcorn.

Thank you all for your continued support and prayers!  

SUNDAY SCHOOL
GIVING

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. 

October 18th Sunday School

Pastor gives an introduction to this weeks Sunday School video. It is on our new Sunday School page. It requires a password that you will be emailed in the Saturday announcement.

 

We have your new lessons and crafts for the next four week available for pick-up at this weeks Worship services at 4:00 on Saturday and Sunday at 10:15am inside the church. 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!

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 office@zionwestwoodnj.org 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. 

 MINISTRIES

Zion Lutheran Church is blessed to have many ministries that help both the church membership and our local community and beyond.

ZION LUTHERAN
EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

We offer an excellent program for 
2 1/2 year old children
through Pre-Kindergarten.

For more information,
 visit the school's website at
zionlutheranearlychildhoodcenter.org
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!

CONTACT US

EMAIL US AT

OFFICE@ZIONWESTWOODNJ.ORG

OR CALL US AT

201-664-1325

ADDRESS

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH

155 SECOND AVENUE
WESTWOOD, NJ 07675

 

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