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Pastoral Supply Schedule – Third Quarter 2013

Jun 30, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

Second Quarter 2013 Pastoral Supply Schedule

 

July 7 Paul Nordeen
July 14 Charles Austin
July 21 Charles Austin
July 28 Louis Dunkle

August 4 Fred Schott
August 11 John Melin
August 18 Lou Dunkle
August 25 Fred Schott

September 1 Fred Schott
September 8 Arnd Braun-Storck
September 15 Arnd Braun-Storck
September 22 Fred Schott
September 29 Arnd Braun-Storck

In The News – 6/23/2013

Jun 23, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

Blessed with gifts representing the life-long stewardship of one of its members, Mr. Emil
Takach, the congregation continues its support for the ministry of the church by creating
the Zion Lutheran Church of Garfield, New Jersey endowed scholarship fund. The fund
will be established with a gift of $50,000.00 to the Lutheran Theological Seminary at
Philadelphia (LTSP).

Presentation of Gift

Presentation of Gift


Pastor John Puotinen from The Lutheran Seminary in Philadelphia came to lead worship and accept Zion’s gift. He expressed the Seminary’s gratitude for this thoughtful and important contribution.

Zion's Congregation with Pastor John.

Zion’s Congregation with Pastor John.

In The News – 3/31/2013

Mar 31, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

 

Easter Sunday – Christ is Risen!

Zion is pleased to welcome Pastor Arnd Braun-Storck back to the pulpit.

Your newly elected church officers are:

Barbara Lucas, President
Ted Sudol, Vice President
Mike Zadoroznyj, Council Secretary
Dave Lucas, Treasurer

Zion is planning a clean up day for Saturday, April 13. Please speak to Dave if you can come – or if you can’t attend that day, but would like to know what is needed that you can do at a time more convenient for you.

We would like to hold a dinner in honor of the $50,000 gift we are forwarding on to LTSP. Please see Sarah if you have ideas or want to suggest dates.

Lutheran Day at Great Adventure is scheduled for Monday, July 1. Please speak to Barbara Lucas if you would like tickets.

Pastoral Supply Schedule – 2013 – Q2

Mar 31, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

Second Quarter 2013 Pastoral Supply Schedule

 
April 7 Pastor David Burke
April 14 Pastor John Melin
April 21 Pastor Richard Kiesling
April 28 Pastor Richard Kiesling

May 5 Pastor LouisDunkle
May 12 Pastor Fred Schott
May 19 Pastor Richard Kiesling
May 26 Pastor Arnd Braun-Storck

June 2 Pastor David Burke
June 9 Pastor Arnd Braun-Storck
June 16 Pastor Richard Kiesling
June 23 Pastor David Burke
June 30 Pastor Fred Schott

In The News – 3/17/2013

Mar 17, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

Zion is pleased to welcome Pastor David Basset to the pulpit.

Loaves and Fishes received the good news that their Non-Profit status was reinstated. Their next board meeting is April 4.

Zion’s new council meets tomorrow – Monday, March 18 – at 7:00pm. Thank you to Barbara, Ted and Mike for continuing for another term on council, and thank you to Linda and Ellen for volunteering to be our new alternates. Joan, Eubie, and Leah Ann are in the second year of their term, and Dave remains treasurer. Next Sunday we will find out who was elected President and Secretary at the meeting.

Lutheran Day at Great Adventure is scheduled for Monday, July 1. Please speak to Barbara Lucas if you would like tickets.

This Wednesday will be the last mid-week worship at Ellen’s House. Holy Week worship is as follows:
Palm Sunday, 9:00am, Pr. Paul Brndjar
Maundy Thursday, 7:30pm, Pr. Paul Nordeen
Good Friday, 7:30pm, Pr. Arnd Braun Storck
Easter Sunday, 9:00am, Pr. Arnd Braun Storck

Today (Sunday)

9:00am

Worship
 11:30am Spanish Ministry
Tuesday

8:00pm

NA Meeting
Wednesday

7:30pm

Worship @ Ellen’s
Thursday

7:00pm

Spanish Ministry
Friday

8:00pm

NA Meeting
Sunday (3/24)

9:00am

Worship –Supply Pastor: Pr. David Basset

Altar Guild: Jackie Matyasovski

Communion Asst: Lisa Grohsman

Reader: Jackie Matyasovski

In The News – 3/10/2013

Mar 10, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

Zion is pleased to welcome Pastor Braun-Storck back to the pulpit.

Our sympathies go out to Dave Lucas and his family on the death of his mother. The Wake and Funeral are on Tuesday.

June Snyder is home and hopes to join us at worship soon.

Christ Vitone is back in HUMC with an infection in his shunt and expects to be there a couple of weeks.

Loaves and Fishes received the good news that their Non-Profit status was reinstated. Their next board meeting is April 4.

Thanks to everyone for a very interactive and productive Annual Meeting. Hopefully we will accomplish all the items on our “to do list” for this year.

Thank you to Barbara, Ted and Mike for continuing for another term on council, and thank you to Linda and Ellen for volunteering to be our new alternates. Joan, Eubie, and Leah Ann are in the second year of their term, and Dave remains treasurer. We will learn who is president after their meeting Monday, March 18, 7:00pm.

Lutheran Day at Great Adventure is scheduled for Monday, July 1. Please speak to Barbara Lucas if you would like tickets.

Today (Sunday)

9:00am

Worship
Worship Committee Meeting

11:30am

Spanish Ministry
Tuesday

8:00pm

NA Meeting
Wednesday

7:30pm

Worship @ Ellen’s
Thursday

7:00pm

Spanish Ministry
Friday

8:00pm

NA Meeting
Sunday (3/17)

9:00am

Worship –Supply Pastor: Pr. David Basset

Altar Guild: Joan Pierce

Communion Asst: Chris Vitone

Reader: Ellen Grexa

 

Emil Socha (1927-2013)

Mar 5, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

Emil Socha a lifetime resident of Garfield, passed into life eternal on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the age of 85. Prior to his retirement in 1984, he worked in the shipping department of Continental Can Company in Passaic for 31 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean Conflict, receiving the Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, and was a life member of the Garfield V.F.W. Benda-Roerich Post 2867. He was a lifetime member of the Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Garfield, a member of the national A.A.R.P., an avid Yankee baseball fan, and was inducted into the Garfield Baseball Hall of Fame. Emil was the devoted son of the late Andrew and Anna (nee Luckach) Socha, dear brother of John Socha of Garfield, and the late Andrew Socha, Johanna Molchon, and Helen Gavlak. Emil is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service Tuesday, 10 AM, at the Kamienski Funeral Home, 207 Ray Street, Garfield, officiant Rev. Janet Blair. Interment Lodi Cemetery in Lodi. Visiting Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

In The News – 3/3/2013

Mar 3, 2013   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

June Snyder was scheduled to be released from the hospital on 3/2.

Loaves and Fishes received the good news that their Non-Profit status was reinstated last week. Their next board meeting is scheduled for April 4th.

Thanks to every on for a very interactive and productive annual meeting. Hopefully we will accomplish all the items on our “to do” list for this year.

Thank you to Barbara, Ted and Mike for continuing for another term on council, and thank you to Linda and Ellen for volunteering to be our new alternates. Joan, Eubie, and Leah Ann are in the second year of their term, and Dave remains treasurer. We will learn who is president after the first meeting in two weeks.

Lutheran Day at Great Adventure is scheduled for Monday, July 1. Please speak to Barbara Lucas if you would like tickets.

Weekly Calendar:
Today (Sunday) 9:00am Worship / 11:30am Spanish Ministry
Tuesday 8:00pm NA meeting
Wednesday 7:30pm worship at Ellen’s
Thursday 7:00pm Spanish Ministry
Friday 8:00pm NA meeting
Next Sunday- 9:00am Worship / 11:30am Spanish Ministry
Supply Pastor – Pr. Arnd Braun Storck
Altar Guild – Jackie Matyasovski
Communion Assistant – Jackie Matyasovski
Acolyte –
Reader – Mike Zadoroznyj

Worship Committee – next meeting Monday, March 11, 7:30pm
Council – Next meeting Monday, March 18, 7:00pm

A Dialog Between a Student and a Professor

Apr 16, 2012   //   by zike   //   General, Zion's Blog  //  No Comments

I found this post on Facebook of all places.  I thought that I would share it here, since I think that many of you will find it interesting.

A Dialog Between a Student and a Professor

Professor : You are a Christian, aren’t you, son ?

Student : Yes, sir.

Professor: So, you believe in GOD ?

Student : Absolutely, sir.

Professor : Is GOD good ?

Student : Sure.

Professor: Is GOD all powerful ?

Student : Yes.

Professor: My brother died of cancer even though he prayed to GOD to heal him. Most of us would attempt to help others who are ill. But GOD didn’t. How is this GOD good then? Hmm?

(Student was silent.) Read more >>

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