Ballroom Dance Lessons

by admin on January 4, 2015

Once again, dance lessons will be available each Thursday evening 6:30-8:00 beginning January 15th. – ZFH

The basic steps of the Waltz, Rhumba, Salsa, Fox Trot, Swing, Polka, Cha Cha, and Tango will be covered – nothing fancy just fun.

No previous dancing required, people with two left feet are welcome, as are the students from past classes (a good review and some new dances). The classes will be the 15, 22, 29, and Feb. 5 followed by a Valentine’s Party/Dance Feb. 12th. All are invited to the party, whether you attended the lessons or not — come and have a great time

Ballroom Dance Lessons

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A Year of “Firsts”…

by admin on January 2, 2015

I flipped the cover over on my brand new calendar, and there it was – January 1, 2015 – the first of 365 days, without a mark on it!  A whole, new year stretched out ahead of me, full of endless possibilities!  Who knew what lay ahead? I closed my eyes and thought about what a new year has always meant for me: A fresh start!  A new beginning!  A second chance!  A clean slate! Who hasn’t longed for that, at one time or another? No matter what the year past held for me, the beginning of a new year fills my optimistic soul with hope, and I can hardly wait for the new year to begin!

As this new year dawns, what are you hopeful for?  A new job?  A new relationship?  For a broken relationship to be mended? For school to begin or end?  For healing to come?  More money?  Less stress?  More fun?  Somehow, no matter what you are longing for, it always seems more attainable on January 1st.

What if you could make 2015 an entire year of January 1sts?  What if you could get up every day this year, flip the calendar over, and it would have the number 1 on it?  How might that affect the way you looked at each day?  Could each day be a fresh start?  A new beginning?  A second chance?  How might it help to keep hope alive in your heart even in the most difficult times, if you knew that tomorrow would be another “first”?

I’m not talking about living in denial.  I am talking about living one day at a time.  In his sermon on the mount, when Jesus said, “Don’t worry about tomorrow,”  he was basically saying, “Live for today.”

Yesterday is gone; tomorrow may never be.  All we have is today.  And, a new day is a gift from God that we receive every morning , as long as we are still breathing.  Whoever said, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life,” knew what they were talking about!

So, as you begin the rest of your life, fresh every morning, may it be with renewed hope at the dawning of each new day!

May 2015 be a year of “firsts” for you and your loved ones.

Happy New Year!   Pastor Barb   <><

Do not worry about tomorrow; for tomorrow will care for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own .  Matthew 6:34

 

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Christmas Play a Success!

December 15, 2014

Thank you to everyone who helped in any way, it was a lot of hard work but worth it when you see the children put on a great show! Here are some pictures from the play: Post by Zion Lutheran Church ELCA.

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“An Unplugged Christmas!”

December 14, 2014

“An Unplugged Christmas!” Sunday, December 14, 2014 – 5:30 p.m. We invite everyone to come enjoy an evening of song as our very talented children perform the Christmas musical, “An Unplugged Christmas” on Sunday, December 14th, at 5:30 p.m. Rehearsal for the musical is on Sunday, December 7th, immediately following worship (lunch will be provided). […]

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Christmas Memories

December 1, 2014

There is something about Christmas that brings out the child in all of us. I must admit that even though my children are grown and gone, I still find it hard to go to sleep on Christmas Eve. I lie awake, far into the night, and think about Christmases past – more now than I […]

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Bus Trip to Beaufort, South Carolina for a Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Musical!

November 26, 2014

 Gloria Sheppard is organizing a trip to the University of South Carolina Beaufort Campus on Friday, Dec.5th, 2014 for a Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Musical from 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. The Zion bus will leave the church at 5:30 pm. and be back around 11:00 p.m. The trip includes a craft tent, food tasting, and a […]

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ZION’S CHOIR TO SING AT JERUSALEM, EBENEZER

November 10, 2014

ZION’S CHOIR TO SING AT JERUSALEM, EBENEZER The Zion Adult Choir will join with Jerusalem’s choir to sing at Jerusalem’s annual Advent Service on Sunday, November 30th, at 7:00 p.m. at Jerusalem Lutheran Church. The Zion congregation is invited to come worship that evening and enjoy the Advent Cantata the choirs have been practicing.

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Come to the Family Table

November 10, 2014

Come to the Family Table: engaging your faith as a family.    On Sunday, November 30th at 5:00 p.m. we invite you to join us in   the Zion Fellowship Hall for our 5th Sunday event called the Family Table. The Family Table is designed for all ages. We explore God and our faith, pray, sing, create, […]

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Rock The Boat…

November 2, 2014

I have had a song stuck in my head all day. You know how that goes. You hear a song on the radio and all day long, out of nowhere, you catch yourself singing a line of it out loud, and everyone wonders where that came from. Today, I have Don Henley in my head, […]

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All Saints Sunday

October 30, 2014

All Saints Sunday is a celebration of the life of our members who have lived and died in the faith during the past year. This year, All Saints Sunday will be observed on Sunday, November 2, 2014. During the 11:00 worship service, we will light a candle, ring a bell and have a moment of […]

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