Serve in the Community

Jesus told us, his disciples, to make disciples of all nations. One of the most important values of this church is our mission to the world. It begins in our own community, and spreads overseas to every nation.

Community Ministries

If you see a community ministry that matches your time and talents or if you feel you are called to start a new ministry, reach out to the contact person for that ministry or call the Parish Office and someone will contact you regarding your interests.

Blanket ministry

Sew quilted blankets which are distributed to area shelters and programs.
Contact: Judy Brennan

Blessings Thrift ministry

Oversees the maintenance and operation of the Blessings Thrift Shop.
Contact: Judy Brennan

Culinary Crew

Hosts many church and community events including, seasonal socials, benefits and congregational breakfasts. Conducts food fundraisers that benefit Zion ministries.
Contact: Glenn Fritzinger

Diaper ministry

Provides free diapers to families in the Tamaqua Area School District.
Contact: George Taylor

Faith Fellowship Network

Brings lay leaders from other churches together to promote cooperation and understanding and offer ecumenical events and programs.
Contact: George Taylor

People’s Pantry

Oversees the operation of Zion’s emergency food pantry on Greenwood Street.
Contact: Arlene Derr

Prayer Shawl ministry

Provides prayer shawls for individuals with a need.
Contact: Judy Brennan

World/Community mission ministry

Reviews and promotes world and community sevice oportunties.
Contact: Judy Brenna

Got Questions?

How do I get involved with one of these ministries?

Reach out to the contact person listed for each ministry. If that is not possible, contact the Parish Office at 570-668-2180 or to express your interest.

Suppose I see a need in the church or community. Could I start a new ministry?


How would I move forward with such a ministry idea?

First, think through your idea and pray for insight. How would it work? What resources are needed? Then, take your idea to Pastor Cindy White. She will help guide you.

Check out our Church ministry opportunities.