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CHURCH MINISTRIES

 

 



DEACONS MINISTRY
The Deacons Ministry assists the pastor with the spiritual affairs of the church by doing benevolence work, visiting the sick, being alert to the spiritual needs of the congregation, promoting unity within the church, and facilitating the spread of the gospel.


TRUSTEES MINISTRY
The Trustees serve as faithful stewards of the Church by ensuring integrity of the Church’s finances and assets by making responsible decisions regarding improvements and upkeep of the Church.


DEACONESS MINISTRY
The Deaconness meet the needs of the Church under the spiritual guidance of the Pastor and Deacons by promoting the spiritual growth of the Church and assisting with the needs of the overall congregation.



ADULT PRAISE DANCERS MINISTRY
The Adult Praise Dancers render praise, worship, and service unto the Lord and to the Church through the effective use of dance with a spiritual emphasis.


BROTHERHOOD MINISTRY
The Brotherhood Ministry brings all men to Christ through brotherly love, support, spiritual growth, and Christian fellowship.


CARE CALLERS MINISTRY
The Care Callers Ministry shares the Gospel of Jesus Christ and spreads good cheer by regularly contacting the elderly, the sick, and homebound members.


CHILDREN’S CHURCH MINISTRY

The Children’s Church Ministry was organized to encourage the children as the begin their walk with Christ by teaching and sharing the gospel, and celebrating and honoring God through prayer and service.  The curriculum consists of biblical based lessons and activities that are age appropriate.  Children’s Church is held every Sunday during morning worship for all children ages 3 to 9.  Children are dismissed from the sanctuary to attend Children’s Church during the morning offering.


EDUCATION MINISTRY
The Education Ministry assesses the spiritual needs of the Church, and develops and implements programs to address these needs through the Growth Institute, which is held each year. The Education Ministry also acknowledges students for their academic achievements such as the honor roll and graduation.  This ministry provides school supplies to the ZCBC youth, and supplies to the ZCBC#1 college students. The Education Ministry is also responsible for organizing February’s Black History Month’s presentation and Heritage Dinner.


EMERGENCY READINESS MINISTRY
Motto: Being prepared with the necessary tools for survival.
To provide emergency weather survival kits that would be beneficial to each household at Zion Chapel Baptist Church #1. One kit per household will be issued. Kits will be used in preparation for emergency weather conditions such as snow/ice storms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and all other natural disasters that may occur throughout the year. Secondly, to ensure that each household at ZCBC #1 is equipped and have proper knowledge of the supplies, and safety procedures needed in case of emergencies of evacuations.


FOOD SERVICE MINISTRY
The Food Service Ministry ensures that adequate kitchen supplies are available for official church events.


GOOD WORKS MINISTRY
The Good Works Ministry helps others, no matter the circumstance!  The members of the Good Works Ministry provides aid to the communities’ homeless population by volunteering to distribute supplies and food.


GREETERS MINISTRY
The Greeters Ministry is positioned at the door each Sunday morning to reach out and greet members and visitors with a friendly smile, hearty good morning, and a handshake. During morning worship services, the greeters provide a welcome to all visitors and an acknowledgement of all returning members.


GRIEF MINISTRY
The Grief Ministry provides expressions of condolences by assisting in planning and coordinating funeral services, and fellowshipping with members and their families during their time of bereavement.


JUNIOR JUBILEE CHOIR MINISTRY
The Junior Jubilee Choir praises the Lord in songs by rendering jubilee songs to the Church family, friends, and neighboring churches.


NEW MEMBERS MINISTRY
The New Members Ministry greets and orients new members in the doctrines of the Church body of Christ with Christian love, enthusiasm, knowledge and excellence. Its purpose is to prepare God’s people for works of service so that the Body of Christ may be built up.


PEARLZ AND GENTZ MINISTRY
A young adult ministry geared toward organizing fellowship and social events, shadowing officers of the church, and encouraging young adults (ages 21 to 45) to get involved within the church.


PHOTOGRAPHY MINISTRY
This ministry provides the Church family and friends a wealth of spiritual connections through DVDs/CDs and photographs of church related services and events.


PULPIT AIDE MINISTRY
The Pulpit Aide Ministry prepares and provides refreshments to the pastor and other ministers on the pulpit.


SANCTUARY CHOIR MINISTRY
The Sanctuary Choir provides songs of worship during Sunday worship service, special events, and travels to other churches to bring forth the good news of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ through the ministry of songs.


SENIOR CITIZENS MINISTRY
The Senior Citizens Ministry is organizes activities for the senior citizens of ZCBC#1 and their friends. Every year this ministry sponsors a bus trip to Asheville, NC for the seniors in the church and community to the apple farm and the farmers market.


SENIOR JUBILEE CHOIR MINISTRY
The Senior Jubilee Choir is committed to ministering through singing that is dedicated to the Glory of God. This ministry’s a capella, hand-clapping delivery continues with the tradition of our ancestors who used music to express hope, faith, and joy. The choir members are committed to service through their desire to express gratitude, love, and honor to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. It is this ministry’s mission to deliver passionate, meaningful songs that enhance the worship services by delivering the message of God’s promises and His abundant love. It is also the choir members’ mission that their singing will help others to know Christ, to have a closer walk with Him, and to live for Him. As according to Psalm 105:2 (NIV), we will continuously “Sing to Him, sing praise to Him; tell of all His wonderful acts.”


SENIOR MISSIONARY MINISTRY
The Senior Missionaries nurtures it’s membership through study, education, fellowship, and prayer. It reaches others through personal ministry, witnessing, and evangelizing in the name of Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.


SENIOR USHER BOARD MINISTRY
As doorkeepers, this ministry maintains decency and order in the house of the Lord by serving with Christianity, courtesy, alertness, promptness and discipline.


SPOT-LIGHTING MINISTRY
The purpose of the Spot-lighting Ministry is to highlight members of the church that have contributed and worked within the church to show that each of these contributions and each person’s hard work is much appreciated.


SUNDAY SCHOOL MINISTRY
The Sunday School Ministry commits to teaching and nurturing members of all ages in the Church and community.  Classes are held every Sunday morning, and everyone is welcomed to attend.


YOUNG WOMAN’S AUXILIARY (YWA) MINISTRY
This YWAs promote a collaborative effort with members and churches in order to serve the kingdom of God through mission and education.


YOUNG PEOPLE OF ZION (YPoZ)
The Young People of Zion is a ministry that raises funds and organizes events for the youth of ZCBC#1. The goal of YPoZ is to promote church-centered activities for today’s youth.


YOUTH CHOIR MINISTRY
The Youth Choir  nurtures, guides, teaches, and cultivates each young person’s spiritual growth and development in order that their individual talents are manifested through their love of singing praise to our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. This ministry strives to showcase the youth’s talents during worship services and special events throughout the year to draw more young people to publicly acknowledge our Lord.


YOUTH CHURCH
Youth Church is led by associate minister Rev. Capers every third Sunday during morning worship to teach the youth (ages 10 to 18) the principles of the Bible and biblical based life lessons. The youth of the church are dismissed from services to the education building during the morning offering.


YOUTH PRAISE DANCERS
The Youth Praise Dancers contribute to Sunday morning services and special events by praising God through dancer. The Youth Praise Dancers consist of both younger, elementary-age children and teenagers.


YOUTH USHER BOARD
The Youth Usher Board exemplifies Christ through its service as doorkeepers on 4th Sundays. It is composed of young people ready to serve and not allowing their age to limit their abilities. The young people are trained to always set an example for believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.