October Blessings Thrift

Blessings, Zion Lutheran’s thrift ministry, is hosting a one-day summer clearance/back to school sale, Friday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.             The sale features gently used fall and winter clothing and school uniforms along with general household items, books, toys and holiday decorations.             A limited take-out kitchen menu is available. Major credit cards […]

Offering envelopes stopped

Based on the recommendation of the Finance Committee, Church Council has approved the removal of 133 envelope numbers. These were numbers that have not been used to make an offering in the last year and a half. If you are one of those with numbers removed but would still like to receive offering envelopes, please […]

Harvest Home – Oct. 15

Harvest Home will be celebrated October 15 at the Sunday 9:00 am Service. Please begin to bring in your non-perishable items as soon as possible. There is a table set up in the Gathering Room for them. The items will be used for our People’s Pantry. 

Check benefits Rescue Squad

For the fifth time, Tamaqua Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Culinary and Outreach teams presented a check for $2,000 to a community emergency unit. This year’s recipient is the Tamaqua Rescue Squad. The money is raised through a July benefit ice cream social and through the monthly Zion’s Blessings thrift sales at the church. Present at […]

Culinary: Hoagies & Halupkis

The Culinary Ministry at Zion Lutheran in Tamaqua is making hoagies. Order by Sun., Sept. 24 online below or by calling 570-668-4451. Pick up is Thursday, Sept. 28, noon to 3 p.m. PIEROGI pick up is this Thursday, Sept. 7, noon to 3 p.m. HALUPKIS, $3 each; order by Oct. 15 online below or by […]

Cemetery update

We made significant progress on a recent Saturday morning. Seven volunteers worked together and completed the tree work, which got branches away from the street, fence, and access roads in the cemetery. We also worked on general maintenance, including trimming and mowing. Thank you to everyone who helped out, and those who loaned us the […]

Welcome new members

Please welcome our new members John, Cindy and Jen Baranovich, Michelle Valentine, Azalea Evans, Alice Hahn, Marilyn Hahn & Brittany Voelpel. May they be blessed by their commitment to God and their participation in this faith family. 

5th Sunday financial report

 It has been recommended by several church consultants that a congregation be kept informed of the church’s finances on a regular basis—not just once a year. Consultants suggest four times a year with reports issued months having a fifth Sunday. Here is our report to the Zion congregation for the second quarter of 2023. If […]

Zion VBS

Thank you to all the VBS Helpers for this year! Through incredible teamwork we were able to serve almost 50 children at VBS this year! We had an excellent week of learning that Heroes are called to be more like Jesus! I’d like to thank our congregation for their generosity and support of the VBS […]

Power of prayer

Ron Dietrich offers his witness to the power of prayer in this inspirational Temple Talk.