Mission Projects

Moravian Community Dinners

Hosted by Vanderbilt Avenue Moravian Church

On the third Saturday of every month, we serve a FREE dinner to the community from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, meals are available packaged TO GO ONLY. All are welcome! Open to the public.

While hosted at Vanderbilt Avenue Moravian Church, members of all four Staten Island Moravian Churches take turns and participate in cooking, preparing or serving food to our guests.

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Moravians In Mission at our Sister Churches

Prayer Shawls

Hosted by Great Kills Moravian Church

Members of our prayer shawl ministry knit and crochet prayer shawls for persons going through times of sickness, crisis and transition. For more information about helping to make shawls or about receiving a shawl, contact Great Kills Moravian Church.

Moravian Community Garden

Hosted by Castleton Hill Moravian Church

Located on the grounds at Castleton Hill Moravian Church, the SI Moravian Community Garden has 39 garden plots and is handicap accessible. The garden provides space for volunteers to grow their own food to take home and also provides space to grow herbs and vegetables for Project Hospitality’s soup kitchen and food pantry. For more information, contact Castleton Hill Moravian Church.

Clothing Distribution

Hosted by New Dorp Moravian Church

We collect clean, gently used clothing during March, April and early May. In May we sort, and box up the clothing until August when we hold a public clothing distribution at Brighton Heights Reformed Church. In a typical year, we serve over 1,100 individuals and their families. For more information, contact New Dorp Moravian Church.

Thanksgiving Baskets

Hosted by New Dorp Moravian Church

Our churches collect non-perishable food items all through the fall. In most years, we use these contributions to fill around 70 baskets which are given out to families in need during the Thanksgiving holiday. For more information, contact New Dorp Moravian Church