Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church
"Raising A Higher Standard"

250 Bronson Avenue, Rochester, New York, 14611
(716) 328 -4660


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Esther House
Men's Fellowship
Project Faith
Project Spirit
Breakfast Program
Summer Lunch Program
Kidz Cafe
Food Cupboard
Operation Open Arms
Prison and Jail Ministry
Social Witness Ministry
Sisters With A Vision


Esther House

A domestic violence facility for women and children located at 236 Bronson Avenue. Volunteers are encouraged to assist with such services as DSS referrals, substance abuse treatment, parenting education, household management and values instruction, religious education and health education.

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Men's Fellowship

An interdisciplinary approach to ministry which addresses multifaceted issues specifically related to the spiritual needs of men in the church and community. All men from 18 years and older are encouraged to join the Fellowship on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m sharp. Support groups are offered o a regularly scheduled basis.

Contact: Deacon Oscar Rayam


Project Faith

For persons suffering from AIDS and HIV infection, this ministry offers support, counseling and spiritual renewal. Persons from the community are also encouraged to join.

Contact:


Project Spirit

A ministry for substance abuse and alcohol dependent individuals who seek total deliverance from these addictions. One session of Project Spirit is held on Fridays at 7:00 p.m. and meets at the church. The Serenity Bible (12 Step Program) is the program used in this support group. Additional program components include referrals, counseling, and prayer.

Contact: Brother Lamont Williams


Breakfast Program

Zion Hill Church is located in the poorest area of Monroe County where homelessness and hunger have reached epidemic proportions. In response to this serious need, our church, along with Action for a Better Community, sponsors a community breakfast program each Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Approximately 400 persons are fed on a weekly basis.

Contact: Sister Patricia Bell


Summer Lunch Program

A free lunch program for children from ages 3 through 16 years old. Monday through Friday, children are provided nutritionally balanced meals in lieu of the school lunch program.

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Kidz Cafe

A free Breakfast program for children ages 3 through 12 that provides a nutritious meal on Saturday and Sunday morning from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Contact: Sister Robin Hill and Reverend Thomasina Owens


Food Cupboard

The emergency food cupboard provides assistance to families who have run out of food due to exceptional circumstances.

Contact: Deacon Oscar Rayam or Sister Bell


Operation Open Arms

A ministry for women of all ages who are victims of physical, emotional and sexual abuse. Two 12-week sessions are held each year (spring and fall). It is a confidential group which meets on Saturdays at 12:00 noon.

Contact: Rev. Valerie Smith


Prison and Jail Ministry

Evangelism, Bible Study, and worship are the major program objectives of this ministry. The Albion Correctional Facility for Women and the Monroe County Jail are the program sites.

Additionally, the Prison Bus Service transports families to prisons located in remote areas of New York.

Contact: Sister Pearl Snell or Brother Julius Porter


Social Witness Ministry

This ministry is called the "conscience of the community." Position papers, press conferences, workshops and conferences are sponsored in order to counteract systemic bias and prejudice against poor people.

Contact: Sister Catherine Priester or Sister Beverly Majors


Sisters With A Vision

Our focus is to offer support and encouragement to women. Each weekly meeting consists of steps and meditation passages to help identify concerns and biblical scriptures to help us understand what God is calling us to do about these concerns.

Also, each month there are schedules, workshops, open discussions and Christian video nights. Meetings are held Fridays at 6:00 pm at Zion Hill, room #12.

Contact: Sister B. Knight.

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