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.
GREAT FIGURES OF THE NEW TESTAMENT
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
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.