Zion UCC Ministries

Altar Guild

     The Altar Guild enhances the worship experience by preparing the Communion Elements, caring for the chancel paraments, creating visual reinforcement of the message, providing seasonal decoration and other creative activities.

Board of Christian Education

     The Board of Christian Education (BOCE) administers the Christian Education ministry for children and adults. This includes Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.


     The Consistory is the governing body of the Congregation.  This group of four (4) Elders and eight (8) Deacons are elected by the Congregation to serve two year terms.  They are charged with oversseing and coordinating the ministry and mission of the church.

Finance Committee

     The Finance Committee manages the financial resources of the church, prepares an annual budget and assists the Stewardship Committee in raising awareness of our need to support God's church.

Mission Outreach Committee

     This outreach ministry is responsible for feeding the hungry through our Feed-A-Neighbor Food Pantry and Community Meal and the Summer Lunch Program.  Monies contributed to the Mission Outreach Committee are also used to support disaster relief efforts, educational institutions, a child sponsorship, the Carbon Count Dental Van and much more!

Music Ministry

     Zion's Music Ministry enhances the worhship experience through choral and instrumental music.  Currently our music ministry includes Chancel Choir, Junior Choir, Senior and Junior Bell Choirs and various ensembles.  The church also spearheads an ecumenical Christmas Cantata complete with orchestra which is held in our beautiful Sanctuary on the first Sunday of Advent.

Personnel Committee

     This ministry deals with employee issues, interviews and recommends candidates for positions and salary and wage packages.

Property Committee

     The Property Committee is charged with the maintenance and upgrading of our physical buildings and surrounding gorunds. 

Spiritual Council

     Four of the elected Consistory members serve as Elders.  They are responsible for the Spiritual well-being of the Congregation.

Visitation Team

     When you are sick or homebound, this group of consecrated and lay ministers assist the Pastor with visitations and the serving of the Sacrament of Holy Communion.

Welcome Team

     Greets guests, serves as a hospitality team and invite visitors to Zion to become members.

Zion Opera Workshop

     A unique group of thespians and musicians who perfrom an annual musical each March in Smith Auditorium.  Members are from Zion and from the public at large.