Budgeting for Generosity

Was it crowded at Zion on Christmas Eve? I like to think of all the churches around the world as a vast army ready to change the entire world for the better. They are in position, but are too often…

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The Sacredness of Time

Happy New Year! It is so often at this time of year that we take the time to make plans, set goals, reflect on the previous year and dream about the year to come. As I was reflecting on how…

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New Leadership at Grace Place

Change is ever-abounding, and that goes for Grace Place in Montrose as well. In mid-October, Pastor Kimberly Buffie started her leave of absence as pastor and mission developer of House of Grace Lutheran Church and executive director of Grace Place…

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Blessing Closet 2018

The November 15 Blessing Closet distribution was a huge success. Zion was able to serve 254 attending families from 22 different cities. Most importantly, we clothed 592 children and 373 adults with 9,823 items of clothing. This being our last…

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Fare for All 2018

Fare for All ended 2018 on a high note on Tuesday, December 4. The program served 378 households and 616 food packs, a record for Buffalo and one of the largest ever recorded distributions in the 33 year history of…

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