God's Global Barnyard
December 7, 2020 - January 5, 2021

Zion Lutheran Church - ELCA Good Gifts - God's Global Barnyard OrnamentsAs we enter the season of Thanksgiving, the Christian Education Committee would like your help in supporting ELCA World Hunger by giving through God's Global Barnyard.  By purchasing an ornament from the Barnyard, you will be helping families in underdeveloped countries. Animals provide food to eat, fertilizer to grow crops, and milk, honey and eggs to sell at market. 

Here's how you can help...

ELCA Good Gifts - Zion Lutheran Church - God's Global Barnyard - Ornaments for givingAt the back of the Sanctuary you'll find our Barnyard display.  Please browse and pick up the literature that explains your choices. Then...


  1. Chose an Ornament from the Barnyard display (Goat, Pig, Honeybee, Chick) .
  2. Pick-up an envelope provided at the table, and place the donation amount inside.
  3. Write your name on the envelope so that your contribution can be credited.
  4. Place the envelope in the offering plate OR on the door of the secretary's office.

Please keep the ornament as a reminder of your love and generosity for others.

Another way to help?

ELCA Good Gifts - Zion Lutheran Church - Coin Boxes for collectionPick up a Barnyard Coin Box from the display table. There are also coin boxes ready for coloring and stickers for children to use.Take your box(es) home to collect change throughout the month of November. Please return your collection to church by December 1st.  All donations will be used to purchase animals and, NEW THIS YEAR, fruit-tree seedlings.

As we prepare to celebrate the season of Thanksgiving, please join us in making a difference in people's lives around the world.

"Forgive us, Lord, for wanting gifts only for ourselves.  Teach us the joy of giving - to family and friends, the poor and the needy - and to You."


The Christian Education Committee includes: Lois Goodling, Gevene Harden, Pam Hoffman, Jeff Hoffman, Bill Ream, Gloria Ream, Jim Ream, Bev Reindollar, Evelyn Roser, and Pam Spangler.

For more information about our Christian Education Ministry and/or to discuss how you might take part in their work, contact Committee Chair, Bev Reindollar at 717-428-2772, 717-578-7413, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..