MINISTRIES

 

Acolytes Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to serve God and help the Pastor perform various tasks during the worship service. To exhibit the joy of the Lord as we submit to authority, humble ourselves in the sight of God and maintain self control.

 

Buds of Promise

The mission of this ministry is to train up a child in the way he should go and when he is old he will not depart from it. To create and develop in the children ranging from ages 1-12 an interest in missions through Juvenile Christian Culture. To stimulate the spirit of giving of themselves and their possessions for the good of others.

 

Celestial Choir

The mission of this ministry is to provide God inspired choral music for programs, worship and church efforts advancing the physical and spiritual enhancement of the church body and for the advancement of God’s Kingdom, etc. President, Sis. Floree Moore

 

Deaconess Board Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to serve and minister to the sorrowing, suffering and sin laden world. We are to be ready to take up any duties for which willing hands can not otherwise be found. Coordinator, Sis. Sheila Carter

 

Economic Development Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to provide economic literacy-training for adults and youth of St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church towards spiritual and financial security in a global society.

 

Evangelism Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to assist the local church in reaching the unsaved through the gospel of Jesus Christ, to disciple them…that they may become disciple-makers for the building up of the Kingdom of God. Coordinator, Rev. Molinda Blevins

 

Lay Council

The mission of this ministry is to provide an opportunity to encourage Christian Fellowship and demonstrate creative abilities to meet the spiritual, physical, intellectual, social and emotional needs of others ignited by the indwelling Holy Spirit. Coordinator, Sis. Kimberly Maynor

 

Liturgical Dance Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to draw as many souls unto God within our church and throughout this vast land and believing in the words of the Lord, saying, “that if I be lifted up I’ll draw all men unto me.” This is achieved as the Holy Spirit draw individuals closer to God by taking the spoken word and translating it into physical form, etc. Coordinator, Sis. Keisha White

 

Men’s Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to encourage, lift up and edify the total man of God that he may fervently be established in his walk in Christ, etc. Coordinator, Rev. Augustus Carter

 

Ministry of Kindness

The mission of this ministry is to work closely with the Pastor as we feed the hungry, give drink to the thirsty, receive the stranger, clothe the naked, care for the sick and visit those in prison. To improve the quality of the lives of members and others by providing them with a trusted and confidential source emergency assistance and other benefits and services as would help them build a stronger relationship with the Lord, the membership and the Pastor.

 

Praise Team Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to usher in the presence of the Holy Spirit through the ministry of song. Invoke the membership into worship through the uplifting of God’s praises. Coordinator, Bro. Brian Tillman
 

Prayer Ministry

The mission of this ministry is help connect people to Christ through prayer. The prayer ministry aims to teach and lead the church in both individual and corporate prayer. Coordinator, Rev. Marilyn Turner

Property Development

The mission of this ministry is to create a property development proposal and investment plan, which promotes functional church outreach programs and addresses spiritual and community-related needs. Coordinator, Sis. JoAnne McDonald

 

Seasoned Saints

The mission of this ministry is to further enhance God’s love in our church and in our community and to share with others the gift of experience and wisdom as we are empowered through the Holy Spirit. Coordinator, Rev. Annie M. Davis

 

Singles Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to promote and establish wholeness and well being in the mind, spirit and body of single men and women of God, to develop and elevate spiritual and self-awareness, to encourage and achieve self-respect and self-esteem. To teach singles that they can be vessels of honor, sanctified and fit for the Masters’ use and prepared 8unto every good work. (II Tim. 2:21) Coordinator, Sis. Margrett (Starr) McDonald,

 

Stewardess Board Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to assist the preacher’s steward in making provisions for support and comfort of the Pastor and his family.   Coordinator, Sis. Minnie Coles

 

Stewards Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to serve the Pastor in the capacity of his needs as well as servicing the local church and the community at large; and to support him spiritually. We are to edify the body of Christ for the building of the Kingdom of God. Coordinator, Bro. Fed Hoofe


Trustee Board

The mission of this ministry is to perform as keeper of all church properties and to prudently manage the business of the church in order to promote, support and advance the over all guiding mission of St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church. To address the needs of the people of the church and of the community, etc. Coordinator, Sis. Jessie G. White

 

Usher Board #1

The mission of this ministry is to always keep a desire for the success of worship by showing love as we escort clergy, members and visitors to their seats, by keeping order and decorum and by observing the Pastor during worship as when to provide assistance as may be necessary. To also fellowship and assist our Pastor and choirs when invited to other churches, etc. Coordinator, Sis. Denise Mulligan

 

Usher Board #2

The mission of this ministry is to follow the leadership and example of the Pastor. To demonstrate Christian behavior, patience and understanding. To greet everyone warmly, initiate and encourage devotion and worship, observe the necessities of the congregation including visitors, children and the elderly.

 

Voices of Judah Choir

The mission of this ministry is to strive to praise God through song as we, the youth and young adults, mature and are led by the Holy Spirit to not entertain, but to give God the glory and edify His people by utilizing our vocal talents serving God both in the church and in the community, etc. Minister of Music, Bro. Brian Tillman

 

Wellness Ministry

The mission of this ministry is to present programs and literature for physical and spiritual wellness. To provide sources with information on home healthcare, diet and exercise and to encourage healing through seminars, prayer and faith, etc. Coordinator, Sis. Priscilla Dodson

 

Women Home/Overseas Missionary

The mission of this ministry is to serve and work with the Pastor by telling the good news of Jesus Christ to others day by day through witnessing, testifying and glorifying Christ. To nourish our personal faith and commitment though studying the bible, praying without ceasing and fellowship, etc.