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  "God calls us to share our faith in Christ with the community in all seasons ."


18th Street & Central Ave.             PO Box 152                       Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Church Office Hours:        Tuesdays 7am to 3pm       

ph: (609) 494-8676


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The Rev. William McGowan, Pastor
cell: (484) 798-3929


10am Communion Service  (Full Communion Liturgy)
Sunday School after Children's Message

FOOD BASKET   You may donate grocery items or funds to the food basket in the narthex any Sunday.  The Ladies Guild collects and delivers the contents to the Food Bank at Holy Trinity once each month.  


Our Bible study for the fall has been completed. We will post the schedule for the next study soon. Bible Study meets at the church fellowship hall on Tuesdays from 11-12:30pm.   Come for one, some or all of the sessions.  You will always be welcomed.

 Please join us for the inspiring sessions.

MINISTRIES  Click on Ministries on the menu above for more about: Ladies Guild          Men's Group        Sunday School and Confirmation        Habitat for Humanity/Thrivent Builds


10am service with communion and song 


Coming Soon! Our Services Live on YouTube

In the December timeframe you will be able to watch our services LIVE on our YouTube channel!  Stay tuned for this exciting new video ministry!  While you are waiting you may visit our YouTube Channel  for past services.  


Transformation and God's Perfect Timing

On Sunday, August 25th, the sermon was delivered by Chaplain Liz Lahti-Rosensaft.

Many have requested that we put the video on our website, so please enjoy this moving sermon.

There is also a text version on our Blog page link above.



Our Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Celebration with St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is coming soon on Sunday, November 24th at 6pm.  We will have all the fixins for our Thanksgiving dinner followed by our joint worship in our Sanctuary.  Come out and join this wonderful holiday meal and prayer with our neighbors.  Sign-up sheets for bringing a pot luck dish are in the narthex on the bulletin board!

We are preparing Thanksgiving Baskets for the needy.  If you wish to contribute the baskets are $35.  Please make checks payable to Zion Lutheran Church and write Thanksgiving Baskets in the memo.  All checks must be received by November 17th.  There is a sign up sheet in the Narthex.

Date Saver - Our popular annual Christmas Sing a Long will be held on Friday, December 6th at 7pm.  Hot chocolate and cookies to follow!

Date Saver - Bishop Tracie Bartholomew of the New Jersey Synod of the ELCA will be coming to Zion to lead worship, preach and greet our members on Sunday, December 15th at the 10am service.  Folllowing the service there will be a reception to meet our bishop and clelbrate our unity in faith and mission.  Come and welcome our Bishop!

Friends of Barnegat Light Beach Patrol fundraiser - Support your local lifeguards!  Purchase a T shirt for $20. 

Call Bob Preston at 201-819-4012.

For Your Information

Zion has received a waiver of the “no parking” on Central Avenue from the township.

We now have Gluten Free communion wafers!

New office hours will be Tuesday from 7am to 3pm.

Hymnal dedication forms are available in the Narthex. Suggested donation is $22.50.

In the event that we have to cancel church services on any Sunday an email will go out to our email list.  Those who do not have email and would like us to call you, please put your name and number on the clipboard in the narthex or call the office on a Tuesday.

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For earlier services at Zion Lutheran Church in Barnagat Light

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    18th Street & Central Ave., Barnegat Light, NJ 08006
    (609) 494-8676
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