In its simplest terms, the mission of the VEM is  “helping churches come together” in order to provide a “light for the community”, and to serve the community.

"The unity of the church to help ALL who have a Spiritual or Physical need."

Upcoming Events

Come see for yourself how lives are enriched by the many services that VEM provides. From students to Seniors we are always looking and welcome more people. As they say, “Many hands make light work”.

Our Mission
The VEM provides a framework for cooperation of the churches in Christian education, worship/celebration services, Christian community and mission. Our member Churches represent all different segments and areas of our communities.

​​​​Church Members

Call if you need a delivery 315-493-1341

ALL Donations can be brought to side door.

The food pantry is not just about food; it’s about giving hope.

We feed the Body and the Soul.

"The generous will themselves be blessed, for they share their food with the poor." - Proverbs 22:9 

Volunteers Needed

The Food Pantry

​      V.E.M.
Village Ecumenical Ministries
Mondays 9AM to 12PM - Wednesday 6-8pm -  Fridays 12PM to 4PM

If you would like to support

ANY of our ministries you can

mail a check made payable to VEM,  

to PO Box 566 Carthage NY 13619.
IF YOU would like it designated for a special ministry,

put that in the memo line,

otherwise it will be used where needed.

We have NO employees, all donations are used

100% for the ministries.