Many committees share the work at Zion.

Altar Guild
  Zion's Altar Guild prepares the church for worship, cares for the paraments and linens, sets up and cleans up for Holy Communion.


Christian Education
    The Christian Education Committee guides and assists Zion's Sunday School, Bible Study, and Confirmation Ministry programs.  Check the Sunday bulletin announcements for meeting dates and times.

Evangelism & Outreach
   The Evangelism and Outreach Committee plans events and coordinates the social ministries of the church.  Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 PM.   
               Family Promise:  Family Promise of Monroe County is committed to helping local homeless families achieve permanent housing and lasting independence.  Zion is a host church for Family Promise.  Please consider helping out with this ministry. For more information, see Susan Weis or Pastor Melot.

Finance & Capital Stewardship

  The Finance & Capital Stewardship Committee prepares Zion's annual budget for Council and Congregation review, gives input on issues of church finance, and oversees the Capital Stewardship program.


Health Ministries Team
    Zion's Health Ministries Team offers a variety of caring service including education, blood pressure checks, care packages, visits, cards, and meals to the ill or bereaved.


Knit & Crochet Group
   Blankets, sweaters and socks are some of the things we have been making to donate to
various charities! If you have never knit or crocheted, and would like to learn how, give us a visit! We welcome experienced folks as well. We would love to see you there!! Men are welcome too!   WE MEET ON  the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 1:30 pm in the choir room.

    The Property Committee cares for the physical and maintenance needs of Zion's buildings and grounds. There are always many projects and chores to take care of. If you would like to help out with a specific chore, please talk to Pastor Melot or call the church office. 570.992.6988 

    Zion's Stewardship Committee is concerned with helping members be good caretakers of all God's gifts - time, talent, and treasure.


Willing Workers
  Zion's Willing Workers plan and coordinate congregational gatherings (socials, dinners, etc.) provide for funeral luncheons, and sponsor fund raising events. They meet on the first Sunday of each month unless it is a holiday. Come out and join the fun.


 Worship & Music
   The Worship & Music Committee plans the worship and selects the hymns for Sunday and Festival worship services.  They coordinate decorating the church for Christmas, Easter, and  other events.


Zion's Senior Citizen's Group
  For anyone 50 years old and older, the Seniors group meets on the third Thursday of the month at 11:00 AM for lunch, programs, and fellowship.  Bring a sandwich!  Beverages are provided. Gatherings are held in the Parish Hall.


Zion's Youth Group
   The Youth Group sponsors and coordinates events for the young people in the congregation.  They encourage participation in synod-wide and national church events.

               Grocery Store Gift Cards:  ShopRite, Weis, and Giant gift cards are available for sale after the 8:00 AM worship service and before the 10:30 AM service.   Thank you to all who buy gift cards to support Zion’s youth





September 17, 2019

Worship Schedule

Saturdays at 5:00 pm   (informal spoken service)

Sundays at 8:00 am & 10:30 am



Cross Generational Sunday School

2nd and 4th Sundays at 9:15 AM

Free Community Dinner

Wednesday, September 18
5:00 - 6:30 PM

Precious Junk Sale

Friday, September 27 &

Saturday, September 28

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Apple Dumpling Sale

Freshly made apple dumplings $5 each

Deadline to order:

Sunday October 6th

Pick-Up Times:

Thurs. October 10th 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Friday October 11th 2:00PM - 4:00PM












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