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Jesus loves you

Welcome

 

Welcome, and thank you for visiting Zion Lutheran Church, Union Deposit, Hershey, Pennsylvania, online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship and fellowship opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our love for Jesus

Christ and for you, our neighbor.

 

Persons desiring membership in

the congregation may indicate

this at any time to Pastor Ursula Schreffler or Deacon Kate Smith.

Our Mission

 

Our mission, rooted in word and sacrament, is to be the blessing of Christ in the world.  

 

We show God’s love and concern for our fellow man at every opportunity. Through works of charity and opening our doors to listen and love.

Studies in the Word

 

Our church offers Bible studies and classes in addition to regular services.

ONLINE OPTIONS FOR WORSHIP (Click underlined words to go to the website mentioned):

For a video recording click here --> YOUTUBE CHANNEL refresh link as needed.

Services produced by Washington National Cathedral: 

Recorded Archived Services

Morning Prayer and Reflection

Covid-19 Weekly Memorial Service 

     (scroll down the page)

Zion Lutheran, Union Deposit, Hershey, Pennsylvania,  open once again for in-person worship, for two services, 8am and 10:30am.  If you are uncomfortable attending in-person worship, our YouTube sermons will continue - See the flier included with my weekly letter.   Also, please join us for fellowship every Thursday at 10:30am at the South Hanover Township facility on Patriot Way, weather permitting. We will walk and talk and share donut holes. Children are, of course, welcome.  Dress warmly; the wind upon that hill is bitter! 

 

Services

 

Church services are now open for public worship. SEE WEEKLY EVENTS BELOW for further information.  Weekly letters and online sermons will continue (links below). Sermons will be posted on Zion's YouTube page

FALL WINTER SCHEDULE -

Sept. thru May

8:00a.m. and 10:30a.m.

Service of Word and Sacrament

(schedule)

            

                    SUMMER SCHEDULE - 

begins May through August 

              8:00a.m. & 10:30a.m. (2 services)

Service of Word and Sacrament

SEE BELOW FOR GUIDELINES

FOR WORSHIPING IN SANCTUARY

     

  Adult ABC Class - 9:15a.m. -

 Begins at Fall/Winter Schedule 09/08

   General conversation format            

  Sunday Church School - 9:15a.m.

       (BOTH CLASSES IN RECESS

                  UNTIL FURTHER   

                          NOTICE)

Any additional services will be announced in "Weekly Events", 

on our website. 

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WEEKLY EVENTS 

 

Zion Lutheran Union Deposit, Hershey, PA, is open for public worship for 2 services (8a.m. and 10:30a.m.).  Please wear your mask and keep social distance.

Weekly letters will continue to be sent to homes and the weekly online sermon (Links below) will continue to be posted on YouTube. We will provide this worship for the long haul, whatever that may look like.  SEE LIST OF CHURCH ACTIVITIES BELOW.

If you need assistance, please leave your name and number on our answering machine at

(717) 566-3376 and someone will return your call. Our virtual worship will continue. Please CLICK THE LINKS BELOW to join our virtual worship:

THE SIXTH SUNDAY

OF EASTER  

To access all of Zion Lutheran Church of Union Deposit's 

Sermons 

GO TO youtube.com  and search

Ursula Schreffler. For today's sermon,

click Pastor's name above.

All sermons appear together

on Zion's YouTubeChannel

YouTube Sermons will continue to be posted.

See updated schedules below

WORSHIP SERVICE

- May 9, 2021

Resource suggestion:

Worship in the Home

Messages and Sermons 

2021 Sermons and Messages

2020 Sermons and Messages

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Persons desiring membership in the congregation may indicate

this at any time to

Pastor Schreffler or Deacon Kate Smith.

Posted on the main bulletin Board inside the entrance is a complete, updated list of Council Members, Church Officers, Committee Members/Chairs for 2021

AVAILABLE AT THE REAR OF THE NAVE:

Pocket Prayer Cloths

Information relative to Disaster Response of the ELCA

Christ in our Home -October thru December

 Living Lutheran (read and return)

Shopping List for Outreach Needs

Information for Personal Care Kits 

MISSION NEEDS AND CONGREGATION INFORMATION,

For further info

CLICK HERE

MANY ENTRIES HAVE CHANGED, 

SO PLEASE CHECK BACK OFTEN!!! 

GIVING OPPORTUNITIES - ZION WOMEN MINISTRIES

   Our Little Free Library is doing great! The community is reacting as it should, actually leaving books as well as borrowing books.

So, for the time being, please do not leave any books in the

back classroom.  Lynne will let us know when we need more books.

YouTube Sermons continue to be posted

See updated schedules below

 

ZION'S SUMMER SCHEDULE WILL BEGIN; HOWEVER, SERVICES WILL CONTINUE WITH THE CURRENT SCHEDULING - 2 SERVICES -

8:00A.M. AND 10:30A.M.

May 9 ~ THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

                    8:00am and 10:30am - In-Person Worship in sanctuary

                          OnLine Sermon

HYMNS: 

Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee

Love Divine All Loves Excelling

God Is Love (no audio)

Beautiful Savior

Jesus Loves Me

Jesus Still Lead On

May 13 ~ 10:30a.m.

                       Pastor Schreffler and Deacon Kate gather at

                       10:30a.m. on Thursdays at the South Hanover

                       Township building and walk the circular path for

                        about 30 minutes.  Won't you join us?  We will 

                     keep a social distance, but it is your

                     choice  whether to wear a mask. 

June 13 ~ 

              8:00am and 10:30am ~ In-Person Worship

              2:00pm ~ Outdoor Worship Service of Welcome at

                 Harmony at Hershey Retirement Community, Canal

                   Street. Stay Tuned for Updates

 

PRAYER

"O God, you have prepared for those who love you joys beyond understanding. Pour into our hearts such love for you that, loving you above all things, we may obtain your promises, which exceed all we can desire; through Jesus Christ, your Son and our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever.
Amen."

(ELCA Worship Blog)

BIBLE READINGS

Acts 10:44-48

Psalm 98

1 John 5:1-6

John 15:9-17

LOOK UP THE BIBLE READINGS BY CLICKING THE READINGS ABOVE OR

CLICK :

BIBLE GATEWAY

Translation may be changed on the Bible Gateway site.

 

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