Dirk and Sue Foster have been members of Zion since moving to Buffalo in 1992. Dirk has served on various committees over the years including on the council on three separate occasions. Most recently, he served as President of the council in 2019 and 2020. 2022 will be Dirk’s last year on the Council but he will continue to serve on the Property Committee and Cemetery Committee. He will also stay involved with the Wednesday Morning Workers when his work schedule allows.
The Zion cemetery board held its winter meeting in early March and approved significant modifications to Zion cemetery this summer. Last summer, Zion purchased 3 acres surrounding the cemetery. The purchase extended the cemetery about 50 feet further to the south of the existing property line and also to the east (see the associated land plot photo). The long-term plan is to extend the north/south road running through the center of the cemetery further to the south, turn the road
The Zion constitution states: The Congregation Council shall provide for an annual review of the membership roster. Well…. To tell you the truth, we haven’t been very good at doing this in the past, but we are working on changing that. Most churches aren’t very good at keeping their membership rosters updated, but a small group of Zion council members, along with Angela our Membership Coordinator, have been meeting regularly to create a process that fulfills this requirement. So far,