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Mission Work

Here at St. Timothy's, we are called to serve as part of our discipleship, reaching out with compassion and unconditional love to those in need as the hands and feet of Christ. God has equipped us for every good work, providing for us abundantly in both physical and spiritual needs, so we gladly give back by helping our neighbors. Join us in these missions and become active in your faith.

A box filled with school supply donations
Parishoners volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, building a front porch
Volunteers holding up a finished plarn mat for the homeless

Current Missions

We've just finished a collection for RIP Medical Debt, an awesome organization that combines donor generosity with debt industry experts to provide medical debt relief to those weighed down by the burden. You can learn more about them or give a donation here:

Our next project will be supporting Lutheran Charities of WNY and the ministries it supports that work for the underpriveleged in our local communities. Please contact our office if you'd like to participate in the Golf Classic, or you can donate to this essential ministry here:

St. Timothy's is also participating in the Ride for Roswell this year. To ride with us or donate, contact the church office at

Ongoing Missions

Community of Good Neighbors logo, hands holding a heart

The Community of Good Neighbors in Buffalo, in partnership with Resurrection Village, always accepts shelf-stable food and other essentials for their food justice ministry, as well as monetary donations to purchase further supplies for those they serve and to build their new spiritual ministry. Donations can be given by using the Upstate New York Synod form here and choosing the Community of Good Neighbors drop-down where it says "give to." To learn more about the Community of Good Neighbors, visit their website at

St. Timothy's is collaborating with both the Habitat for Humanity Buffalo and Niagara Falls organizations for their Faith Build Coalition, "bringing people together to put faith into action." We participate in building homes, praying for the families who are being helped by this initiative, and donating funds to allow their work to continue. Volunteering is now underway.

Habitat for Humanity logo, people standing under a roof
Hearts for the Homeless bin in front of church parking lot

In our parking lot, you'll find a Hearts for the Homeless donation bin. Hearts for the Homeless is a missions organization that provides meals, clothing, information on services, companionship, and hope for the homeless in Buffalo.


Please note that while they usually accept all textiles, they have a limited capacity during the COVID pandemic and are asking for only gently-used items that can be sold in their thrift shop, including housewares. The shop serves a low-income community in Buffalo, and all the proceeds after expenses go to running their mobile soup kitchen. Please also continue supporting them in prayer and through monetary support as they continue feeding the needy. Click here to donate.

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