As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

Proverbs 27:17

Leadership is a ministry of service, assisting the pastoral staff with the day to day administration of the needs of the church and its members with intercessory prayer, benevolence, devotion, bereavement, communion, visitation of the sick, shut-in and incarcerated, family ministry and the work of the church.



Albert Simmons and Willie Jones
This ministry offers men of the church the opportunity to enhance their relationship to God through fellowship,  Bible Study, Intercessory Prayer, and Service. The primary mission is to minister to identified needs of  the Church Family and Community and to provide support for short-term mission projects such as: surveying, visitation and providing disaster relief at home and in other communities. The Brotherhood Ministry meets each first Sunday at 8:30 a.m.


Willie Jones and Jacob Grier
The Deacons Ministry consists of strong men, filled with the Holy Spirit, leading the way to promote spiritual unity, spiritual growth, spiritual nurturing within the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Family.   This will be done by assisting the Pastor with the planning and implementation of the ministry model, and methodology for the congregation.



Mary Dunnum

Wilbur and Hyacinth Wright
This ministry receives new members to become part of the church family by welcoming them, collecting necessary data for church records, and providing directions for their orientation.

new member orientation


Ira Thompson, Minister Fonda Thompson and Sara Benson
This ministry provides a four week course of instruction taken from the Bible, Church Doctrine and Church Ordinances to aid the new members in learning whom they are in Christ, where they are in Christ, what we believe as a Christian Church, and the work that awaits a believer in Christ Jesus.  Participants have an opportunity to learn about all active ministries of the church as well as the history of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Albany.

Charles King, Sr.
The Pastor’s Aid Ministry supports the Pastor and his family with requested special projects in the church, i.e., The Aluminum Can Project of the local Habitat for Humanities Organization, various benevolent acts of kindness, encouragement, and prayers.  This ministry also gives special recognition to the Pastor and his family on Birthdays, Family and Church anniversaries, Christmas and other special occasions as voted by the membership.

Sr. usher ministry

Sarah Harris and Grady Thompson
This ministry consists of both men and women with a desire to be doorkeepers for Christ and serves to insure that the Pastor and congregation are comfortable during worship services.  Meetings are held in the Fellowship Hall on each Friday before the first Sunday at 7:00 p.m.


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