Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of East Petersburg
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Petersburg

Community Outreach


As a faith-based community, we are committed to providing services to those who are in need. We thank our tireless sponsors, volunteers and donors for their continuing support.

Meals / Grab & Go Lunch


Grab & Go meals are served each Monday of the year from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.


This is a no-contact option to ensure the safety of all participants. Zion partners with other local churches and groups from our area to prepare and serve the meals.

Clothing Bank


Zion has its own clothing bank.


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Petersburg - Clothing Bank

The Zion Clothing Bank is available by appointment—call the Parish Office at (717) 569-1359. Donations are greatly appreciated throughout the year.

Food Bank


Zion members support the Hempfield Area Food Pantry.


The Hempfield Area Food Pantry, located in Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church of Landisville, is a member agency of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank fulfills its mission by working in partnership with a network of community agencies.



The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is an independent entity with a Board of Directors consisting of community volunteers. The Food Bank is also a member of America's Second Harvest-The Nation's Food Bank Network, comprised of more than 200 food banks and food-rescue programs.

From jars of peanut butter to canned vegetables, the Hempfield Area Food Pantry welcomes shelf-safe food contributions, as well as monetary donations.


Donation Vegetable Garden


Zion Lutheran members plant, weed and harvest a small garden.


With a variety of fresh vegetables and fruit that are grown Spring to Autumn, our continuing harvest provides fresh produce for those who attend Community Meals.


Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, East Petersburg

Zion’s Angels


Zion’s Angels is a group of Zion members who sponsor year-around events in support of the Relay for Life.


The Relay of Life mission is to raise cancer awareness—providing funds for research in order to cure cancer. Zion’s Angels sponsor many events in the community. Once a year, there is a Zion’s Angels / Relay for Life Golf tournament.

Twice a year, the Zion’s Angels go into high gear and produce chocolate products that are sold to the congregation for Christmas and Easter festivities. Other fundraisers are done annually to engage the congregation and our community.

Backpack Give-Away


Prior to the start of the school year, Zion sponsors a Backpack Give-Away.


The community program centers on local school students who may be in need of school supplies and/or backpacks.


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