WEEKLY NEWS & NOTES


SEARCHING FOR BOTH ORGANIST/ACCOMPANIST AND CHOIR DIRECTOR
We are actively searching for an Organist/Accompanist and for a Choir Director to participate in the Music Ministry here at Zion. If you believe that you or someone you know would be perfect for this position, then we want to hear from you.  Find the details HERE or speak to Pam Hoffman or any other member of the Music Ministry Search Committee (Joy Brown, Jeff Hoffman, Darryl Engler, Butch Hengst, Linda Beegle, Jim Hoffman).


OFFERING ENVELOPES FOR 2022 HAVE NOT YET ARRIVED.
The printing company expects shipment in January (no exact date yet). Find generic offering envelopes to use until they arrive near the offering plates at the back of the Sanctuary. Your envelope number will not change for 2022.


 LOOSE CHANGE SUNDAY, 1/30/2022
January’s Loose Change offering will be collected on Suday, January 30th and will benefit the Glen Rock Fire Company.


HEALING SHAWLS FROM COMPASSION & CARE TEAM
Glen Rock resident, Lucy Cadwallader, contacted Zion with the following request.   For the past 6 years, a free program with 16 volunteers called Compassion & Care Team within the York County Coroner's Office has reached out to families who have lost loved ones. They provide comforting letters, grief support, support group information as needed. Now they wish to offer Healing Shawls to mothers, grandmothers, care givers who have lost a child.  If you have free time to knit/crochet for this worthy cause, please call Lucy (717-873-4971). She will provide the yarn and pattern.  Interested? Please contact Lucy directly.  (This is unrelated to the Prayer Shawl Ministry at Zion.) 


NEW! SOCIAL TIME TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED
The Council voted to suspend Social Time at least through Sunday 2/6/22 , based upon spike in COVID cases in York County. This will be re-evaluated at the Council meeting on 2/7/22.


COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR WORSHIP HAVE CHANGED
The Council respectfully requests that anyone attending Sunday services do the following: 

  • Mask wearing is highly recommended the whole time you are in the church building
  • Keep social distancing in mind when choosing a seat

Communion will continue on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, using the individual chalices while staying in the pew.
Hymns will no longer be printed in the bulletins; hymnals will be used
Sharing the Peace will continue to be done while staying in the pew
In-person Sunday (9AM) service will also be live-streamed on Facebook and recorded each week and posted to YouTube by Sunday afternoon.  


  CHURCH OFFERING
Please continue to support Zion’s mission.  Your financial contribution can be made by:

  1. Mailing a check to Zion Lutheran Church, 47 Hanover Street, Glen Rock, PA 17327.  (Make sure to write your envelope number on the check)
  2. Online Giving on our website. 

CHURCH OFFICE HOURS
The office is now open to in person visits. It is best to contact Brenda before stopping in the office because she is still splitting her time working at home and in the office. Brenda can be reached at 717-235-3276 in the office, or on her cell phone at 717-793-7236.