Regular Announcements



Members as a reminder:

In order to confirm service cancellations in the event of bad weather, please refer to our local television stations:

Fox 5, ABC 7, or News Channel 8 for updates or by tuning in to radio stations 103.5 FM, 103.9 FM or 107.7 FM

Additionally, cancellation updates can be viewed from our website or by calling the church office voicemail.

(Please keep this information readily available)



-Members & Friends -

We are requesting your assistance in keeping the reserved handicapped parking spaces located in the front of the church and the rear of the church cleared for those in need.  If your car does not have the identifiable handicap placards or decals then please refrain from parking in those spaces and/or moving the traffic cones.

Let's remain courteous and keep those spaces accessible for those in need.  Thank You.


mzbc has a notary

Mt. Zion Baptist Church now has a notary, Sis Jeanie Smiling (Finacial Secretary). If you need a notary she is available: 

Monday through Friday 8 am - 4 pm.


helping with Children's nursery ministry

We are looking for Saints to volunteer help for the Children's Nursery on Sundays. Must be ages 13 and up. For more information, contact Deaconess Marie Michael at 540-720-5977


ushers needed

Members interested in joining one of the best ministries here at Mt. Zion, come out in September to the Sr. Ushers Ministry Meeting and be a part of the face of MZBC. We line the doors of the sanctuary with smiles from the Grace of God and you will smile too! Come join us. No experience necessary. See Deacon Rick Taylor or Trustee Ronald Jackson soon!


barefoot sunday

We have partnered with Soles4Souls to help collect new and gently used shoes for the 900 million people living in extreme poverty around the world. You can make a difference by going barefoot with us and bringing shoes to donate!

Date of Event:

4th Sunday of EVERY MONTH 

Service Times:

Before and After 10:00 Church Services

Shoe Bins will be located in the Multipurpose Room

Special Announcements


All ministry leaders please submit your budget for 2019 to deaconess randle by october 1, 2018 at Thank you very much


Women's conference

and annual women's day


Theme: Just Show Up

Colors: Mauve and Cream

 Conference Date: Sept 22

Women's Day Date: Sept 23

Scripture: Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord - 1 Corinthians 15:58

Rev. Ritta Armstead, Executive Minster to the Pastor at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site), Fredericksburg, VA.


All women are asked to pay $30. You may sign up in the multipurpose room after service each Sunday.

This is a very important meeting for all Women of Mt. Zion, we will discuss plans to attend.

Sis. Angela Tillman, President

Deaconess Sandra Randle, Vice President


outside preaching engagement


Pastor will be preaching at Star Bethlehem Baptist Church, in Triangle, VA, Sunday, September 23rd, at 3 pm, for their Annual Homecoming Service. The Sanctuary Choir will render the music, all Ushers and members are asked to accompany. Dinner will be served.


Hallelujah workout

September 29th

8:00 am

Come work out with Nikki Montgomery and Brittany Mickens. It’s time to get fit!

outside preaching engagement


Pastor will be preaching at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Fredericksburg, VA, Sunday, September 30th, at 3 pm for their Annual Homecoming Service. The Men's Choir will render the music, all Ushers and members are asked to accompany. Dinner will be served.


gospel worship experience scholarship program

There will be a Gospel Worship Experience October 6th from 5-8:30 pm. This worship experience will be an empowering celebration for the love of Jesus Christ. Recommended ticket donations are $10 for Adults. All Children are free. Proceeds from the GWE will be used to support scholarships that will be given the night of the concert. We would love for each child recognized to receive a wonderful blessing.

Please RSVP to Deacon Kenneth Lee at or 540-408-3330 no later than August 18th to confirm your participation.

applebee’s flapjack fundraiser

You’re invited to an Applebee’s Flapjack Fundraiser breakfast to support Aides to the Pastor Ministry. The meal includes Pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, and a beverage (coffee, soda, or tea).

October 13, 2018

8am - 10am


1000 Stafford Market Place

Stafford, VA 22556

Ticket cost is $10

Contact info:



2nd annual joplin road cleanup

October 13th

8:00 am

Join the Men’s Ministry at their second annual clean up of Joplin Rd

all ministries day

Sunday, October 14th, we will celebrate All Ministries Day at our 10:00am service

save the date: pastoral anniversary

Let’s celebrate 44 years of dedicated love and service with Rev. Dr. Alfred Jones, Jr. and First Lady Goldie Jones.

October 21, 2018


Joint ministry meeting

Joint Ministry meeting is scheduled for October 22nd at 7:30pm. All Deacons and Trustees are asked to be present.

outside engagement

Pastor will be preaching at Clevers Oak Baptist Church at Golden, Va on Sunday, October 28th at 3:00pm, for their 18th Pastoral Anniversary, for Rev. Dr. E.L. Smiling, Jr. and First Lady Jeanie Smiling. Men’s Choir will render the music. Ushers and members are invited. Dinner will be served.

church business meeting

Pastor has scheduled a Business Meeting, November 6th at 7:30pm. Please members make plans to attend your church meeting.

 Sunday school lessons for september:

9-23     Relationships Are Important         Genesis 2:18-24; 4:1-2