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Click below for the Bulletin for Sunday's service

The Rev. Rudy Schneider
cell: (609) 384-6764

Parish Administrator
Brandy Burfiend
cell: (609) 494-8678

Send a Prayer Request

 Your prayer request will be read

      at the services

Use this button to GIVE an offering to Zion using your credit card or direct from your bank account.

Your contribution to our Mission is appreciated.

Thank you!


18th Street & Central Ave.
PO Box 152

Barnegat Light, NJ 08006

Church Office Hours:
Tuesdays til 3pm or      

ph: (609) 494-8676


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We collect food for the Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit (Manahawkin) Food Bank on the second Sunday of each month. Please bring canned goods and non-perishables to the service. Pastor Rudy takes them to Holy Spirit after the service.

For Your Information

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.

Sunday Services

8:30am Contemporary Service

 now in the Zion Fellowship Hall. 

Pavilion services will resume in the spring.

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You can make a prayer request online during this service on the Facebook LIVE stream.

10 am Full Communion Service in the Sanctuary

at our Zion Church at 18th Street and Central Ave.

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Link to Send a Prayer Request

Prayer requests will be read at the service. 

Please send them by Saturday morning to be read at the next day's service.


Second Sunday Single Service

📢 Exciting News! Starting Sept. 10th, join us for the "Second Sunday Single Service" at Zion Church. 🙏🕊️

There will be only one service on the second Sunday of every month.

🕘 Time: 9:30 am 📚 Sunday School: Same time as service ☕ Coffee Hour follows

All other Sundays of each month will keep our normal schedule of two services; 8:30am and 10am

Let's come together, worship, learn, and connect as a family. See you there.🌟👪

2024 Spring and Summer Pavilion Services 

The schedule for this year's Pavilion services has been set.

Dates: Sunday, May 19 - Sunday, September 1

Our 8:30am Sunday Contemporary Services, currently held in our church Fellowship Hall, will be held at the Pavilion in Barnegat Light beginning Sunday May 19 through Sunday September 1.  The Pavilion is located at the corner of Bayview and 6th St in Barnegat Light.  

Come worship with us along the bay!

Home Group Has Returned!

The subject this year is a new season of The Chosen TV series about the life of Christ.

Each week we study an episode for discussion.  All are welcome to join us!

Find Home Group on the menu at left for more informaion.

Church Members at our Annual Congregation Meeting 2023

Our Ministries support our

Mission to share our faith in Christ with the community in all seasons.
Zion Care Connection

Ladies Guild

Youth Ministry

Facilities Committee

Zion Tech Team

Click on Ministries  to learn more

Pastor Bill Retires

Pastor Bill McGowan has begun his well earned retirement. Check the menu at left for the Pastor Bill Retires page for images and video of memories of his 11 years with Zion.

We are beginning our search for a new pastor for Zion LBI. During this time our "Pastor Rudy" will serve as Vice Pastor. We have a Worship Team made up of congregation members who are ordained or experienced who will conduct the services. We are blessed to have them!  It's a new and exciting time at Zion. Please join us to hear them share the Word.