Pastor Bill speaks about The Story by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee. It's the Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People. Contact us for a book and join our services each Sunday at the Barnegat Light Pavilion or on Facebook at 9am.
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ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH
18th Street & Central Ave.
PO Box 152 Barnegat Light, NJ 08006
Church Office Hours:
Tuesdays 7am to 3pm
ph: (609) 494-8676
A memorial service for former Pastor John Pearce will be held during out Sunday church service at the Barnegat Light Pavilion at 9am, September 19th.
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Zion's former pastor, the Reverend John Pearce. Pastor John came to Zion as a young pastor straight out of seminary 30 years ago. With a small but courageous congregation behind him Zion thrived and grew through the years under his leadership. Confirmation Class, Bible Study, First Communion with Pot lucks and bazaars. In 2015 Pastor John returned to Zion to preach at our 75th Anniversary Celebration.. What a great day that was for him and for all of us at Zion. Noted for his great sermons, his love for the Pinelands ( he authored a 500 page book about the history of the Pinelands) and a great religious presence to the whole Barnegat Light Community. Known around town as "Pastor John", he made a difference for so many in our community. He initiated the "Blessing of the Fleet" community celebration and so many other outreach ministries that Zion was about in those years. His picture has long hung in our fellowship hall. Dressed in his green vestments, looking over us one and all as we came and went from our Zion Church home and enjoying the life we share together in Christ. It was 12 years ago or so that Pastor John retired from Zion. He moved south to Georgia where he served on occasion as supply pastor and finally moved to Florida. He passed away in a Nursing Home that he has lived in for the past two years. He died peaceably in the company of his friends and caregivers. Let us remember Pastor John for all that he did to grow our church over the years. It seems like we have lost so many of the pillars of Zion these past two years, yet we stand still on solid ground in faith in Our Lord Jesus Christ!
Memorial Service for Ruth Reeder
A memorial service for longtime and beloved Zion member, Ruth Reeder was held on Sunday, August 15th at 11am at the Barnegat Light pavilion/. The recorded service can be watched on our Zion Lutheran Church LBI Facebook page.
Pastor Bill will host Bible Study on Tuesday at 10am via a Zoom conference call. Contact Pastor Bill or a church member for information on how to join the call.
All are welcome to join us.
For earlier services at Zion Lutheran Church in Barnagat Light
Please send questions and comments to ZionChurchLBI@gmail.com
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.