‘Great Figures of the New Testament’ at Zion Lutheran

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION – “Great Figures in the New Testament” is the name of the video lectures to be presented by Jan and Jim McRoberts in the Zion Lutheran Church Library on Sunday afternoons this winter. The lecturer is Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of Religion at the Divinity School, Vanderbilt University. Each of 12 sessions will consist of two 30 minute lectures with a break and discussion times. The series is on Sundays from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. A sign-up sheet and a brief course description has been placed on the table in the Gathering Room. Call 570-668-2180 to register.


By Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, Professor, Vanderbilt University Divinity School 

Session 1 11/24 The New Testament (Course Overview)  John the Baptist 

Session 2 12/1 The Virgin Mary, Joseph, Magi, and Shepherds 

Session 3 12/8 Peter, John and James, the sons of Zebedee 

Session 4 12/15 Martha, Mary and Lazarus, Doubting Thomas 

Session 5 12/29 The Gentle Mother, The Good Samaritan and the Prodigal Son 

Session 6 1/5 The Samaritan Woman, Mary Magdalene 

Session 7 1/12 Pharisees and Sadducees, The Herodians 

Session 8 1/19 Judas Iscariot, Pontius Pilot 

Session 9 1/28 James, Stephen 

Session 10 2/2 Phillip, The Centurians 

Session 11 2/16 Paul, the Hero of Acts, Paul. The Epistolary Evangelist 

Session 12 2/23 Jesus of Nazareth/The Christ of Faith

Free diapers for Tamaqua area families

Diaper Depot, a ministry of Zion Lutheran Church in Tamaqua, is providing free diapers to families living within the boundaries of the Tamaqua Area School District.
Program guidelines and an online request form are available at www.ziontamaqua.com.
Diaper distribution takes place the third Saturday of the month and is by appointment from 9 to 11 a.m. Requests must be made the Wednesday before distribution Saturday.
Individuals must provide proof of residence and a birth certificate or some other identification for each child being served the first time they pick up diapers. Diaper sizes newborn to size 6 and some pull-ups are available for children to age 4.