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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

God’s work, our hands

God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday is an annual an opportunity to celebrate who we are as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America – one church, freed in Christ to serve and love our neighbor. If you have a photo from GWOH Sunday that you would like to share, please send it to 


Altar Flower and Bulletin Sponsors needed for 2023 – The Altar Flower and Bulletin Sponsor list for 2023 is on the bulletin board. The costs of the flowers are $36.80 (please note price increase) and individuals will be billed from the florist. The cost of the bulletin sponsorship is $16.00 and monies are due when […]

Celebration of baptism

Please welcome Mason Hayes Linkhorst, son of Amber and Derek Linkhorst, as a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mason’s Godparents are Kayla Edmonds and Dylan Rynkiewicz. He will receive the Sacrament of Holy Baptism during our Sunday morning July 9 worship service; May the blessing of our Lord be upon the parents and godparents […]

Joyful Noise

The Joyful Noise offering is given the third weekend of the month as well as monthly on the Zion giving page. The offering is given to organizations (local, national and international) which benefit humankind and exemplify Zion’s mission. Your generosity is appreciated.