NEXT STEPS

FIRST STEP • 1/16 • 11 AM - 12 PM • FELLOWSHIP HALL

Are you new, or have you been attending Mount Zion, and are interested in finding out more about us? If so, then our First Step gathering is a great place to answer any questions you have, and get information about the Vision, Mission, Leadership, and Connect Group opportunities at Mount Zion. Our First Step gathering is led by our Connection Ministries Coordinator, Donna Rex. This is a very informal casual time to get a better glimpse of who we are, and to connect with others like yourself. We hope you can join us!  

CONFIRMATION CLASS • 1/19 - 4/6/22 • WEDNESDAYS 6:30-7:30 PM 

Children/Youth who are 10 years or older, that are ready to take the next step in their faith walk, are invited to attend Confirmation Class. This class is designed for children/youth to and learn, grow, and build their relationship with Christ and learn about becoming a member of Mount Zion. There is a weekly meeting commitment, and an additional required Friday night gathering on April 8th, where we share a meal, with students and parents and cover the salvation message. During this evening, we will equip parents with tools to discern the spiritual readiness of your student to receive Christ. Confirmation Sunday will be on May 1st. REGISTER HERE

DISCOVERING MOUNT ZION • 1/30 • 12-3:30 PM • FELLOWSHIP HALL

Have you ever wondered about the "in's & out's" of Mount Zion? Have you considered joining the church, but would like more information? We hope you will join us for our next Discovering Mount Zion class. Childcare provided upon request. REGISTER HERE by Monday, January 24th. The class will meet in the Fellowship Hall.

DISCOVERING SPIRITUAL MATURITY • 2/17 6:30-9 PM

A class that I will help participants begin, and continue, the basic habits every Christian needs in order to grow to spiritual maturity. 

REGISTER HERE

DISCOVERING MY MINISTRY • 3/31 6:30-9 PM

A class that will help participants discover their unique design for ministry and help them commit to develop and deploy their gifts and abilities in serving God and others through our church family. REGISTER HERE

DISCOVERING MY MISSION • 4/28 6:30-9 PM

A class that will equip participants to be willing, and able, to share the good news about Jesus Christ in a way that people can understand and that the Holy Spirit can use. REGISTER HERE

UPCOMING EVENTS

SERMON SERIES • ONE BECAUSE OF CHRIST • 1/9-2/20/22

Paul’s letter to the church in Ephesus emphasizes the unifying power of new life in Jesus Christ. This series of messages will explore this letter a section at a time over the course of seven weeks.

1/9    God’s Plan and Our Place in It

1/16  God’s Power to Reconcile

1/23  The Mystery and Meaning of Faith

1/30  Unity in the Church

2/6    Life in the Light

2/13  Human Relationships in Christ

2/20  The Spiritual Battle

WINTER CONNECT GROUPS • BEGIN THE WEEK OF 2/6

What are Connect Groups? A Connect Group is usually 8 to 12 people who come together with similar interests. A variety of interest based groups for children, youth, and adults are offered three times a year. Why Connect Groups? Smaller is better. Jesus spoke often on the value of friendship and community. Sign-up for Winter Connect Groups now by contacting the individual leader directly.

CONNECT CATALOG HERE

ELEVATE KIDS INFANTS - 5TH GRADE • WEDNESDAYS 6:30-7:30 PM • Sept- May

A weekly program where children engage in interactive lessons that involve games, science, cooking, crafts and more, that are designed to match Mount Zion's mission and vision to call children Upward, Onward and Outward in their walk with our Lord. FREE REGISTER HERE (Elevate Kids resumes 1/12/2022)

 

ELEVATE YOUTH 6-12TH GRADE • WEDNESDAYS 6:30-8 PM • Sept- May

Elevate Youth is open to all youth who are in 6th-12th grade. Youth do not need to be a member or attend Mount Zion as their home church to participate. Throughout the year Elevate Youth holds weekly ministry on Wednesday nights, plus weekend retreats, fellowship nights, and a yearly summer mission trip. FREE REGISTER HERE (Elevate Youth resumes 1/12/2022)

CONFIRMATION CLASS • 1/19 - 4/6/22 • WEDNESDAYS 6:30-7:30 PM 

Children/Youth who are 10 years or older, that are ready to take the next step in their faith walk, are invited to attend Confirmation Class. This class is designed for children/youth to and learn, grow, and build their relationship with Christ and learn about becoming a member of Mount Zion. There is a weekly meeting commitment, and an additional required Friday night gathering on April 8th, where we share a meal, with students and parents and cover the salvation message. During this evening, we will equip parents with tools to discern the spiritual readiness of your student to receive Christ. Confirmation Sunday will be on May 1st. REGISTER HERE

FAITH & FUN FLAG FOOTBALL •  Girls & Boys K-5th Grade • Cost $25
Our flag football program teaches football fundamentals in a fun environment that emphasizes good sportsmanship and introduces them to Jesus Christ. Season begins the first week of March, and ends April 9th. Teams will be broken up by grade level as follows:
Kindergarten & 1st Grade; 2nd-3rd Grade; 4th-5th Grade. Each week teams will have a 1 hour practice that will include football practice and a devotion time, with a 50 minute game the following Saturday. Families with more than one child playing are eligible to receive a discount for additional players in the same residence.
REGISTER HERE

ELEVATE YOUTH LOCK-IN • 6-12TH Grade • 2/4-2/5 • 7 PM - 7 AM

Join Elevate Youth for the 2022 Youth Lock-In! 6th-12th Grade will enjoy a night full of fun activities, food, games, music, friends, movies, and much more! REGISTER HERE

ILLUMINATE YOUTH CONFERENCE •  3/4-3/6  6th-12th Grade
During the weekend we will travel to Ridgecrest Conference Center at Black Mountain, NC and dive into Scripture, hear from passionate speakers and fellowship with other youth groups who are all navigating middle/high school too! There will be a lot of laughs, activities, games and more!  Cost $125 Cost includes: transportation, lodging, meals, and Conference T-shirt. 
REGISTER HERE

HS YOUTH RETREAT TO WASHINGTON DC •  3/25-3/27  8th-12th Grade

Cost $100 - Cost includes: transportation, lodging, meals, and tickets into the Bible Museum

Join us for our High School Retreat as we spend the weekend exploring the new Bible Museum as well as site seeing in Washington DC. Register by 1/31, %50 deposit due at time of registration.  REGISTER HERE