7:30 a.m.  Rite I - Holy Eucharist

10:00 a.m.  Rite - II Holy Eucharist 


9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist w/laying on of hands and anointing - Chapel 
10:15 a.m. Bible Study, 
Conference Room

Youth Classes


9:00-9:40 a.m.

  Young Disciples: grades 4 - 6

Journey to Adulthood & Young Adult Christians: grades 7-12   

August 15-19, 2016
9:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon

This one-week Monday through Friday program is open to children ages 4-12. Students in grades 7-12 are welcome as volunteer helpers. This year's curriculum, "Cowabunga", consists of the Joseph in Egypt stories from Genesis. It is a non-denominational curriculum including Bible stories, science, crafts, games, music, and snacks, all related to the theme and story of each day. The success of the program depends on attracting children and volunteers.
Please spread the word to your family, friends, and neighbors.
Peggy Kelland 297-0507
Losing Susan: Brain Disease, the Priest's Wife, and the God Who Gives and Takes Away 

Friday, June 24th
7 p.m.
 Zion Parish Hall

 Fr. Victor Austin, who was Curate at Zion for four years under Fr. Michael Webber before
serving as Rector at Resurrection in Hopewell for 14 years, has written a memoir,Losing Susan: Brain Disease, the Priest's Wife, and the God Who Gives and Takes Away -a poignant personal story with theological reflections. He will present some insights into the writing of the book as well as do some reading from it. There will be time for questions and answers and informal talk. Refreshments will be served.

Copies of the book will be available for $11 and can be signed by the author. For advance copies call Liz Pavelka at 297-4907.


Mission Bells
Zion's Weekly Newsletter
June 26, 2016
Can you spare 30 minutes a week to help in the Columbarium Garden?   We need volunteers to help weed! Perhaps you can team up with a friend.
Please contact: Mary Boscher 845-462-3923 or
Marianna Martin 845-462-6015.           

Coffee Hour
There is Coffee Hour in the Parish Hall immediately after the Eucharist. Debbie and John Singler will host the 7:30 Coffee Hour. The Carlough Family will host the 10:00Coffee Hour. If you are visiting Zion Church, please join us. The Verger will direct you to the Parish Hall if you are not certain where it is. Sign-up Sheets for Coffee Hour are in their usual places.

 The Military Bulletin 
Board is in progress. 
 We are  honoring our troops and veterans by placing their photos (in full uniform if possible) on a Military Bulletin Board which is located in the Parish Hall. Don't forget to put the name and branch (Army/Navy, etc.) (if deceased Veteran) on the back, and your name and phone number too.  There is a mail slot in the office building where photos can be placed or they can be given to Carol Jane Walker or Mary Boscher.  You can pick up your photo after it's been resized and added to the display - in a box underneath the bulletin board.

   If you are gluten
intolerant, rice wafers are available. Let the priest know when taking communion.

 Bible Study 
Zion's Tuesday 
morning Bible Study
meets in the Rectory from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Bring any version of the Bible that suits you, or use one of ours. Come join our lively discussion.


List Info 
When a name is initially submitted, it will remain for one month. After that time the name will automatically be removed. To keep a name on the prayer list, please call the office (297-9797) monthly. To place a new name call anytime. This does not apply to those who are permanently in Health Care Centers.   


If you have changed  your email address and want to receive Mission Bells,  
Chimes or other notices from Zion, please call the church office - 297-9797   


Daily Office
You can access the Daily Office readings online.   Just GoogleTHE LECTIONARY and the web site provides the 4 readings for that given day.  It also provides the applicable readings for Sundays.


Next Week's Readings: 
First Reading:
2 Kings 5:1-14;
Psalm 30;
Second Reading:Galatians 6:7-16;Gospel:
Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

Learn something new this summer! Grant Konno is starting a ukulele and guitar class.
 The class will be after the 10:00 service (after coffee) on Sundays. The first class will be June 26th   and will continue until August 7th. There will be a $5.00 fee per class. The focus will be "The Ukulele Songbook: Hymns & Songs of Worship". Participants must provide their own ukulele or guitar. Grant will have 2 or 3 instruments that can be used for the class until class members can purchase their own. Come join the fun!

Memorial Requests:  
         Altar Candles, Plant in the Chapel, 
                      Altar Flowers
            Contact Joan Artz 831-7321
                   Sanctuary Light
    Contact Carol Jane Walker 297-5540
 Candle at the Statue of St. Margaret of Antioch and 
          the Votive Candle in the Lady Chapel
          Contact Terri Rhoades 462-4808

The new hymnal, "Lift Every Voice and Sing II", is being added to our pews as a uniquely American, easy-to-sing, collection of gospel and old-time-favorite hymns. We have already received 32 copies of "Lift Every Voice and Sing II" from Al and Louise Fridkis' children.  The labels inside the front cover will dedicate the books in their honor.  If you would like to purchase a hymnal, we are able to order them from Amazon for $15 apiece, which includes tax.  To purchase, simply notify Mary Bendas, our trusted treasurer.  Let her know what you would like written on the inner label.

Women of Zion - It's time to slow down and connect at our annual picnic. Once again, we will gather at Doris Niles' on Saturday, July 30th at 12 noon. Ladies are asked to provide a main dish, side dish or dessert. Sign-up sheet is located in the crossway. For more information contact Thomasine Vaughan (313-478-5870) or Paulette Sibert (845-747-4217). 

BOOKFriends of Darbonne Read-A-Thon - There is still time to participate in  this year's Read-A-Thon!. Any young person who would like to read books and help raise money for scholarships for our partners in Darbonne, please contact Marcy Wagman (298-0634)  for a Read-A-Thon package. If you would like to sponsor a young person's summer reading efforts, please contact Marcy and she will help to make the arrangements.


Zion's Intercession List
(as of June 21st)
Hospital: Austin Reid (Florida Hospital); Myron Edmonds (Vassar); Carol Wyant (Vassar)
Health Care Facilities: Fredericka Adams, Carol Boscher, Ann Christopher, Ruth Foster, Jensine Hansen, Will Happ, Hak Shil Kim, Scarlet Ludwich, Joseph McKinney, Marialice Olsen, Esther Paskey, Therese Savard, Angie Skalicky, Jennie Sorbello, Peggy Timmeny, Cathrine Tolbert
At Home: Ann Marie, Jason, Jessica, Joe, John, Melissa, Mike, Nella, Nick, Pam, Dorothea Ames, Ron Andersson, Peggy Artz, Alicia Ayala, Andrea Bell, Bob Beattie, Fran Beattie, Jonathan Behnken, Elizabeth Benedict, Jill Bennett, Melanie Boast, Catherine Boscher-Murphy, Betsy Boulerice & Family, Allison Brannen, Dionne Brooks, Ethney Brown, Elaine Browne, Nicholas Browne, Judy Buechele, David Cabrera, Alice Casale, Ida Mae Chuilli, Mario Chuilli, Sr., Jack Claudio, Jerry Conners, Sally Corbet , Tony Corbet, Ida Dale, Maureen Dale, Rita Darling, Donna Daughton, Ebony Dawson, Howard Dearborn, Rob Dearborn, Steve Dearborn, Charlotte Delaney, Kelly DelSanto, Joan DeLuca, Ron DeLuca, Jr., Linda Devine, Hilda Durr, Ken Durr, William Durr, Bob Fox, Betty Gelormino, Nancy Giaccone, Gloria Gibson, Tom Goodwin, Mike Gore, Grace Graham, Melanie Roberts, Dorrie Hansen, Mark Hasson, Dick Hill, Marilyn Hill, Andrew Holbrook, David Hoose, Robert Howard, Phoebe Jackson, Stephanie Jackson, Bob Keller, George Kieffer, Donald King, Candace Lewis, Beverly Linton, Ken Lutter, Jessica MacDowell, Debby Mackey, Donna Mahabir, Matthew Mahabir, Dr. Armen Manasar, Jim Maryniak, Jermaine Matthews, Bert Mazzuto, Joseph L. McCabe, Tony McSorley, Alice Mietz, Debbie DuBois Mueller, McKenzie Munro (baby), Patrick Murphy, Jeanne Murray, Marta Norman, Marlena Norris, Terrance Norris, Katy O'Neill, Julian Paige, Tina Paige, Kathleen Passante, Leanne Pazzi, Sally Perkert, Carmen Pitman, Joe Polese, Michael Polese, Ethan Puletz, Jeffrey Relyea, Richard Rhoades, Tye Roberson, Jim and Nancy Rogers, Conrad Ruppert, Jr., Elsie Sheppard, Theresa Simone, Mildred Singler, Cody Stevens, Gwen Stevens, Betty Strang, Bob Strang, Curtis Strang, Betsy VanDuzen, Joe Veach, Evelyn Wagner, Carol Jane Walker, Mary Ward, Kevin Wirsch, Sharon Young
This week we are asked to pray for Church of
St. Nicholas-on-the-Hudson, New Hamburg.
glove-flag.jpgWe pray for our brothers and sisters in the
Armed Forces:
Bryan Caceres, Joshua Deitz, Justin Di Nonno, Stacy Finn, Brandon Fry, Michael Greifenstein, Patrick Holly, Todd Holly, Justin Hosmer, John Howe, Chris Montgomery, Michael Patterson, Vivica Patterson, Warren VanAllen and Christopher Walker
Office Hours This Week: Monday 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.Wednesday & Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.;
Friday Closed
Monday, June 27 [Cornelius Hill]
Neighborhood Daycare 6:30-6:30 p.m., Undercroft
Tuesday, June 28 Irenaeus of Lyons
Neighborhood Daycare 6:30-6:30 p.m., Undercroft
Holy Eucharist with laying on of hands and anointing 9:30 a.m., Chapel
Bible Study 10:30 a.m., Conference Room
OA 7:00 p.m., Undercroft
AA Meeting 8:30 p.m., Parish Hall (Set up 7:00 p.m.)
Wednesday, June 29 St. Peter & St. Paul
Neighborhood Daycare 6:30-6:30 p.m., Undercroft
Food Pantry 12:30-2 p.m. & 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 30
Neighborhood Daycare 6:30-6:30 p.m., Undercroft
AA 8:30 p.m., Parish Hall (Set up 7:30 p.m.)
*Friday, July 1 [Harriet Beecher Stowe] [Paul Murray]
Neighborhood Daycare 6:30--6:30 p.m., Undercroft
Saturday, July 2 [Walter Rauschenbusch, Washington Gladden, and Jacob Riis]
Next Generation Youth Group 10 am - 12 noon, Parish Hall
AA 8:30 p.m., Parish Hall
Sunday, July 3 7 Pentecost (Proper 9)
Holy Eucharist 7:30 a.m.
Holy Eucharist 10:00 a.m.
* Special Devotion

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL - Zion's annual Vacation Bible School will be held August 15-19, 2016, from 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 noon. This one-week Monday through Friday program is open to children ages 4-12. Students in grades 7-12 are welcome as volunteer helpers. This year's curriculum, "Cowabunga", consists of the Joseph in Egypt stories from Genesis. It is a non-denominational curriculum including Bible stories, science, crafts, games, music, and snacks, all related to the theme and story of each day. The success of the program depends on attracting children and volunteers. Please spread the word to your family, friends, and neighbors.
Peggy Kelland *297-0507*
Our Platoon is a group of  5 women and 15 men who have been deployed from New Mexico to Kuwait.  They are working as Customs Agents with the US Army. There is a small PX Store and a Chow Hall is available but unfortunately it may not be open when they are able to eat.  They have access to microwave ovens. Ideas for items that could be sent (letters are prized above all): REQUESTSPocket Protein snacks: Trail mix, nuts, sunflower seeds (different flavors), granola/protein bars, beef jerky/sticks, cookies, crackers, tuna or chicken pouches, coffee (ground & single serve), creamer, sugar, Land O Lakes hot cocoa, drink mix singles (Jolly Rancher, Gatorade, MiO), assorted candy, gummy bears, Werther's Originals (soft n chewy), green chile (NM).  Toiletries (travel size preferred): deodorant, razors, bath/baby wipes, feminine hygiene items, body wash, foot powder/ spray, body powder, eye drops, toothbrush/paste, lip balm, dental floss, hand sanitizer.  Miscellaneous:  sportswater bottles, beanie hats, mechanic's gloves, laundry pods and anything to help boost Soldier's morale: letters/mail, current magazines (Motorcycle, Workout, Car, Ladies), DVD Movies, music CD's, puzzle books, sports balls or games, board games, assorted greeting cards to send home, stationary, envelopes, retractable pens, etc. Marcy Wagman

Please continue to pray for the needs of our Love INC neighbors. 
  • for those who have become discouraged about their situations and are losing hope that things can ever be any better for them.
  • for those who are transitioning into their own place after being homeless and have many material needs.
  • for those facing health issues and surgeries themselves or in their families
  • for the children getting out of school for summer who will have less structure, supervision, and nutrition and for ourselves that we never judge these needy - but for the grace of God, they could be us!