Mardi Gras Sunday

Mardi Gras Sunday is at the 8:30a.m. service and coffee hour on February 7! Can’t get to New Orleans this year for Mardi Gras?  Don’t worry!  Mt Zion’s early service will put you in a party mood while praising God. Join with ‘Fessor Hurst and His Windy Hill Wizzards Ragtime and...

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What about prayer?

Have you noticed the changes in the alcove in the narthex next to the Upper Room? It is now being used as a prayer room, but we are also calling it a War Room. In response to the movie War Room, people from Mt Zion have been searching for ways...

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Haiti trip planned

Hello all! This spring 8 students from my school St. Johns Northwestern Military Academy, and I, will be heading to Haiti to help a small town that has still not recovered from the earthquakes in 2010. Our team has been learning about Haitian history during the past few months as part of our...

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Coming to the Light

Reflections from Chris Kress, one of the women who played the role of Mary in our live nativity on Dec. 11. Some slowly … some dancing … some running … some stopping and starting … but all the children came closer.  What were they coming for? Was it the animals,...

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Bells and chimes ring out!

After 25 years of silence, Mt Zion’s Bell Tower is ringing again! The bell tower will be formally dedicated during both services on Sunday, December 13, as the W. Lawrence Shrode Bell Tower, honoring Larry, who had been the music director and organist at Mt Zion for over 30 years, until his...

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Live Nativity this Friday!

So often in the rush of Christmas, we forget the reason we celebrate. This Friday night, Dec. 11, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm, Mt Zion is presenting our Third Annual live nativity, complete with animals (petting encouraged), the Holy Family, angels, shepherds, wise men and choir singing carols. It will...

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Advent Devotions

“God Pause” Advent Devotional Are looking for a way to enhance your advent journey? Sign up for “God Pause” daily advent devotional. You will start receiving daily devotions by email when you sign up. God Pause will feature “Creator of the Stars of Night” during Advent (Nov. 29 – Dec. 24)....

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Time to Make a Difference

Good Morning!  I am Sara Bailey.  I am one of the newest members of the church leadership board, and you can usually find me at the 2nd Service.  I have two small sidekicks, Belinda and Melody and my husband, Brad. It is time for us to Make a Difference here...

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