Welcome to Mount Zion United Methodist Church

Confirmation Class 2014-2015 moves to Sunday School Hour

Confirmation is a significant event in the faith journey of our youth grades eight and up. Confirmation classes will begin on September 7th with the kick off of our annual Sunday School Classes. There are firm requirements for participation in confirmation such as weekly participation in worship, a youth group activity, and an occasional business meeting of the church. Parents, please discuss the importance of enrolling in this learning experience.

Orientation Class for youth and parents will be held on August 24th at 10:05 am in Conference Room 1.

RSVP to Pastor Malcolm at mstranathan@verizon.net or 301-854-2324 x11.

Announcements

Community Yard Sale - September 27

The Youth Ministry of Mount Zion will be sponsoring a community yard sale on Saturday, September 27 from 8am to 1pm.  The cost is $15 for a 9' x 17' space and $10 for each additional 9' x 17' space.  Vendors can come as early as 6am to set up.  If you would like to reserve a space or find out more information, please contact Elizabeth Blough at eblough@comcast.net or 301.604.6769.  Or contact Rev. Tammi Brantley at tammi.brantley @verizon.net.  All proceeds from the sale of spaves will benefit the youth ministry of Mount Zion United Methodist Church,

Italian Dinner & Pizza Buffet Dinner 9/27 followed by family games

Bring the whole family to Mt. Zion on Saturday, September 27th for an Italian Dinner and Pizza Buffet.  Families can add their own toppings (if they wish) and we will bake the pizzas in our brand new commercial ovens!!!  Other Italian specialties will be on our buffet as well as a salad bar and desserts.  Drinks are included.  The all-you-can-eat dinner buffet is $5 per adult, children (12 & under) are $2.50, and children 3 & under are free.  
Following dinner, stick around to play some fun family games including B-I-N-G-O!  Win prizes and support Mt. Zion missions and programs at the same time!  
Dinner is served from 5 to 7 p.m. (or as long as food remains) and B-I-N-G-O begins at 7 p.m. with family games available to play all night.  

Mount Zion's 2014 Charge Conference October 5th

Mount Zion’s 2014 Charge Conference is Sunday, October 5th

District Superintendent J.W. Park will join us for worship on October 5, at the 11:00 service followed by a potluck then the Charge Conference.  Bring a dish to share and come down to the Fellowship Hall following the 11am service for a church potluck.  Plan to stay for our Charge Conference to hear what we have accomplished over past year and what is coming up next year.

From the Book of Discipline:

The primary responsibility of the Charge Conference in the annual meeting shall be to review and evaluate the total mission and ministry of the church, receive reports, and adopt objectives and goals recommended by the church council that are in keeping with the objectives of The United Methodist Church.