Global Mission Ministry
Zion’s Global Ministry Committee focuses on ministry opportunities beyond our local community, focusing on Zion’s mission statement – serve those in need, sharing Christ’s word, strengthening faith and serving those in need.
Partners and Projects
- Harvest of Hands by Joy Arens, Harvest of Hands Coordinator The Harvest of Hands annual sale held on November 2 was a success! To date a total of $15,835.65 has been raised. This includes approximately $8,500 from the craft area, $1,000 from the White Elephant rooms, $1,700 from brunch, $2,000 from the silent auction, and $1,100 in donations. The funds will help ...
- Coffee From Around the World Ron & Gloria Siemers moved to Buffalo in 2006. Their son, Ron Jr., and family live in Buffalo, and their daughter, Beck, and family live in Marlborough, MA. We have four wonderful grandchildren – Aleesha, Kyle, Sam and Tim. They bring joy and love to our world. Gloria enjoys her work for the Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose School District as ...
- Pastor Kelly on Doing Good The following article by Pastor Kelly Chatman appeared in the November 2013 Faith Matters, the newsletter of Redeemer Lutheran Church in North Minneapolis. Redeemer has been a partner congregation of Zion’s for over 20 years. The Zon Global Missions Committee donates $4000 a year to support Redeemer’s ministries. This article is a summary of many of the key ...
- Kelsey in Malaysia: In 2009 and 2010 the congregation helped support Kelsey Mackereth as she spent a year in Malaysia through the Young Adults in Global Missions program with the ELCA. Kelsey’s Blog
- Schelleng Congregation in Nigeria: Information about Schelleng
- Murnyak Family in Tanzania: For 25 years, Zion helped support Dennis and Meredith Murnyak’s ministry with fish farming in Tanzania. Newsletter Articles about the work of the Murnyak family