About Us


Welcome! We have two Sunday services to accommodate a wide variety of needs. We offer a 9:00 a.m. worship service with our Contemporary Praise Band and Children’s Church School. We also offer a 10:30 a.m. Traditional service with our choir, monthly bell choir, and beautiful organ music. Each service is followed by a Coffee Hour for fellowship. We are handicapped accessible and welcome to everyone.


Choir, Hand Bell Choir, Praise Band

Christian Education:

Children’s church school: preschool through Junior High
Confirmation class for grades 7-8
Vacation Bible school: 1 week in the summer during the evening. Check the Calendar for dates.

Health Ministry:

Zion was one of the first churches in the area to begin the Parish nursing program. This team works in our church and in the community to promote health awareness and assist with other health related issues.


Men’s fellowship: 2nd Saturday of each moth at a the Family Tree Restaurant, 4346 Bailey Ave, Amherst, NY 14226.
Church Life: promotes fellowship through coffee hours, dinners, and pot lucks.
Count on Me: supplies meals following memorial services and recovery from surgery, and supports families during funeral services.
Youth Group: Every 1st and 3rd Friday night from 7-10pm.

Bible Study:

Weekly Bible Studies are Wednesdays from 11am-12pm. There are evening Bible Studies during select times of the year. Check the Calendar for updated schedule.

Pastoral Care Ministry Team

Members of the Pastoral Care Ministry Team assist the pastor by visiting our home-bound members and those who are hospitalized.

Special Events:

Annual Strawberry Festival, Spaghetti Dinner, Mother’s day breakfast, and much much more!


Free Monthly Community Dinners, Zion Food pantry, Heritage center support-a-child, UCC 5 for 5, Ken-Ton Crop Hunger Walks, Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walks, and more!


Many organizations meet at Zion for their regular meetings and individual events. Kuck Hall is our large fellowship hall, but smaller rooms are available also. Zion has ample parking. Those interested in using the hall, contact Marilyn Stewart 694-1997, or Pastor Elizabeth Duffy 836-6220.

Open and Affirming

Zion UCC is an Open & Affirming Congregation. We are welcoming to LGBTQ persons.

The United Church of Christ:

For more information about our denomination, the United Church of Christ, please visit the United Church of Christ