Zion Outreach Mission

“Through church and community effort… this corporation will provide uplifting programs supporting education, economic development, nutrition, recreation, social development, health, safety and spiritual development for residents served by Zion Lutheran Church, Rockford, IL.”

Our mission is carried out with support from partnership agencies as a part of our neighborhood community development in these ways:

  • Tutoring after school (held at Zion Lutheran Church)
  • Food Pantry (Tuesday and Thursday at the yellow house on Fifth Street)
  • WOW children’s program (September-May on Wednesday at Zion for elementary age youth)
  • In The Bag Men’s Group (Wednesday at Zion at 10:30am-12:30pm and includes lunch)

Zion Outreach

“Zion Outreach” is a 501c3 non-profit organization established in 2008!

The members of the board are:

  • President - Mary Norman
  • Vice President - Bill Robertson
  • Treasurer - Arnie Swenson
  • Secretary - Tom Johnson
  • Members -  David Bippus, Jeff Carlson, Mary Norman, Mark Peterson, Bill Robertson, Carl Sefrauns, Pastor Michael Thomas
For more information, contact:
Michael E. Thomas, Pastor
Zion Outreach
925 Fifth Avenue
Rockford, IL 61104