MINISTRIES, AUXILIARIES, AND BOARDS

Class Leaders

Class Leaders assist the Pastor with staying in touch with members who are assigned to their specific classes. They make the Pastor aware of any sickness, sporadic attendance and any bereavement among church members.

Dance

  • Collegiate/Young Adults sharing God’s Word through dance.
  • Collegiate/Young Adults Praise and Worship group sharing God’s Word through dance.
  • New Generation (ages 4-16) sharing God's Word through dance.
  • New Generation and Collegiate/Young Adults sharing God's Word through MIME.

Girl Scouts

This organization introduces young girls to the physical, social and spiritual values of Scouting. The Girl Scouts meet on Saturdays.

Hospitality

Persons in this ministry greet worshippers before the Sunday services and at special church events, along with distributing pertinent church information to all guests and sell CDs after the worship services.

iBelieve Media Ministry

This ministry is responsible for the recording Celebration Worship Services and other special services, producing and selling CD’s and DVD’s, preparing the PowerPoint for Celebration Worship Services and ensuring accurate sound levels during services.

Iron Men/ Sons of Allen (Men’s)

The Sons of Allen was formed for the purpose of encouraging men to establish and/or strengthen their relationship with God. The Sons of Allen coordinate fellowship activities for the men of New Mt. Zion Church.

Jewels (Women's ) Ministry

This Ministry encourages woman to establish and/or strengthen their relationship with God. The Ministry coordinates exciting, spiritual enriching activities and fellowship for women of New Mt. Zion and engages in a Prayer Call each Tuesday morning at 6 a.m.

Lay Organization

The official organization for non-clergy persons. This ministry is responsible for organizing and training lay members of the church. They encourage love and appreciation for the history, tradition and principles of African Methodism.

Married Couples

The purpose of this ministry is to support, encourage and instruct married couples of the church. The ministry plans fellowship activities, seminars, small group Bible studies, workshops and retreats for the married population of New Mt. Zion Church, all of which are designed to build stronger Christian marriages.

Music

Usher the people of God into God’s presence through worship, song, and exaltation. The Music Ministry is composed of various music groups that include the following choirs:

  • Mass Choirs, 1st Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m Celebration Worship Services; 3rd Sunday at the 11:30 Celebration Worship Service.
  • Choir #1, 2nd & 4th Sundays, at the 7:45 a.m. Celebration Worship Services.
  • Voices of Praise, 2nd & 4th Sundays at the 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Celebration Worship Services.
  • Men of Faith, 1st Sunday at 7:45 a.m.; and 3rd Sunday at the 7:45 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Celebration Worship Services.
  • New Generation (Youth) Choir, 4th Sunday at the 9:30 a.m. Celebration Worship Service.
  • Women's Choir, Father's Day all services and special Celebration Worship Services determined by the Minister of Music.

Necrology

Assists the bereaved family of deceased members of New Mt. Zion by preparing and serving the repast after all funerals at the church.

New Members Orientation

Meets on the 3rd Sunday each month at 9:00 am in the Carolyn Colson Classroom, Phase II. The orientation is conducted and designed to prepare new members for full membership. Instruction is given in the history, doctrine, and discipline of the AME Church, as well as the study of God's Word, tithing and the Christian walk.

Parking and Traffic

Provides a friendly, organized and safe environment for all worshippers and guests entering and leaving the grounds of New Mt. Zion AME Church.

Pastor’s Aide

Assists the Pastor with temporal needs throughout the year.

Prayer Band

The prayer band meets regularly on Mondays at noon to pray for God's blessings upon the Church’s ministries and the sick and shut-in. They coordinate various prayer meetings in order to call on the Lord for specific needs.

Prison

Shares the gospel of Jesus with those incarcerated and declares to them that Jesus is the Way, the Truth, and the Life each Saturday on Spring Hill Rd. from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Public Relations

Writes press releases and disseminates information to the media for all church events.

Sensational Seniors

The seniors ministry coordinates fellowship opportunities for the elderly of the New Mt. Zion Church. The ministry provides care and support to its members.

SHOUT Magazine

Produces various reports throughout the year highlighting events of the church.

Singles

Brothers and sisters in Christ who support one another in developing a closer walk with God, thus building up men and women to become vessels of God. This ministry ministers to single persons that have never been married or who are divorced and widows. The ministry meets once a month on Fridays.

Stewardess

The Stewardesses are women in the church who assist the Stewards with their duties relative to Love Feast, Baptism and Holy Communion. More specifically, they provide the elements for Holy Communion and Love Feast, which includes dressing the pulpit and altar rail. Stewardesses are appointed by the Pastor. Each Stewardess Ministry serves one quarter.

Stewards

The spiritual leaders of the church. The Stewards direct and ensure there is spiritual harmony within the body of the church. They comfort the distressed and the needy. Stewards help the Pastor and ministerial staff in carrying out their duties. Stewards are appointed by the Pastor and confirmed by the Quarterly Conference.

The Church School

The Church School provides opportunities for Biblical training and spiritual growth. These Sunday activities and classes are offered to children and adults.

The Hook (Collegiate/Young Adult Ministry)

Reaches out to college students, by providing transportation from local universities to New Mt. Zion for the Sunday Celebration Services, weekly Bible Study sessions and activities that promote Christian fellowship.

Train Up Children’s Church

Three times a month (1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday) this group ministers to children16 and under during the 11am service (through various biblical activities).

Transportation

Serves the Lord by transporting persons to Church School and Celebration Worship Services.

Trustees

Spiritual leaders charged with the care and upkeep of the church’s property. Trustees are nominated by the Pastor and elected by the Church Conference.

Ushers

Ushers are the Lord's "doorkeepers". They greet worshippers, distribute worship bulletins and other pertinent information, receive the offerings and direct worshippers to available seating. Persons desiring to serve as an usher can choose from the following:

  • Male Ushers serve 1st Sunday services
  • Ushers #1, serve 2nd Sunday services
  • Ushers #2, serve 3rd Sunday services
  • Collegiate Ushers, serve 4th & 5th Sundays 9:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. Worship services
  • New Generation (Youth) Ushers, serve 4th & 5th Sundays at 7:45 a.m. Celebration Worship Service

Women’s Missionary Society

The WMS endeavors to make possible opportunities and resources to address the changing needs and concerns of people throughout the world. They meet regularly to discuss the Bible and are involved in mission activities in the community.

YPD

The YPD provides meaningful training opportunities on all areas of church life in order to enable children and youth to fully participate in the total mission of the church. YPD provides opportunities for leadership experience. Under the supervision of the Women’s Missionary Society, the YPD focuses on the young people of the church. The director and president plan programs to help the youth develop spiritual and social values.

Zion Cares, Inc.

The mission is to support community-wide initiatives by identifying gaps that may exist and proactively identifying potential avenues through which to provide future support. Zion Cares, Inc. is dedicated to restoring hope to the community through Outreach initiatives, Hope-Building Activities and Purpose-Driven Programming.

  • Feeding of the Homeless
    Each 5th Saturday, this group prepares and serves a meal at the homeless shelter.