Social Ministry at Zion Church oversees both the in-reach and outreach efforts directed at helping individuals and families within the community.
A major focus of Social Ministry is directed at hunger. Social Ministry is active with ELCA World Hunger Campaigns and annual appeals; Veterans Outreach Center; Community Food Bank; Your Neighbors, Cook-ins for Your Neighbors; Fair Trade Sales directed towards Lutheran World Relief; Canstruction; Zion Food Ministry; God’s Work- Our Hands; Boilermaker Hospitality tent.
Social Ministry efforts are also active in our Angel Tree and Mitten Tree projects; Christmas Card projects; Christ’s Hands Ministry; Your Neighbors volunteer drivers; ELCA missionaries; donation efforts to Lutheran Care, Mohawk valley Resource Center for Refugees and other organizations.
Meetings are held three to four times a year.