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


Sundays at 8:30am

and 10am 

at Zion Church  

See information about both services on this page.


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.


New Bible Study on Tuesdays from 11am-12:30 beginning June 7th

Text book - "Bible Themes" by Valli Kane (Zion Member!) In our Fellowship Hall and on Zoom!  We have the books for you.

EMail the church office for information,

For Your Information

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

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.

Welcome to Zion Lutheran Church in Barnegat Light NJ

Our Mission is to share our Faith in Christ with the Community in all Seasons

Pastor Bill Invites You to Join Us 

Click below for the Bulletin for Sunday's service

View the Sunday services LIVE

8:30am Contemporary service via our Facebook Page Click Here

10am Communion Service via our YouTube Channel Click Here

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!

Zion Fellowship Hall Renovation Project

We have opened the Fellowship Hall and the Church!  We happily returned to our church Sanctuary and Fellowship Hall beginning on Easter Sunday. The Fellowship Hall is now open and ready for our Sunday school and all other activities. 

Sunday Services

8:30am Contemporary Service

held at Zion Church Fellowship Hall 

10 am Full Communion Service in the Sanctuary at our Zion Church at 18th Street and Central Ave.

Come and Join Us as we celebrate Our Savior's Birth!

Christmas Eve Service at 5pm - Carols, Candlelight and Holy Communion

Christmas Day Service at 10am - Carols and Holy Communion

Also this Advent Season...

St. Nick's Winterfest - December 6 at 6pm at Zion's Fellowship HallSt.

Carols and songs, games and surprises, dressed in Holiday Fashion! And of course, Food, Food, Finger Food, Figgy Pudding, Christmas Cookies, Holiday Punch.  Come One Come All!

December 17th at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Barnegat Light  

Carols, Hot Chocolate and Christmas Tree Lighting - All are Welcome.

First Communion

On Sunday November 13th six of our youth received their First Communion at our 10am service. A coffee hour was held in our Fellowship Hall after the service to celebrate with the young communicants and their families. Our thanks to our Sunday School Teachers, Aileen and Rick Reynolds, pictured at left. For 25 years they have led the ministry to our children and youth and we are most grateful to them for the faithful witness of their lives. 

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

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