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Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church

Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church

Organized in 1866, the Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church serves as a vibrant place of worship under the leadership of its Pastor, Reverend Dr. Claude A. Shuford.  Located at 455 West Jeff Davis Avenue.
The mission of Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is to save the lost, nurture the saved, minister to the needs of humanity and build the kingdom of Christ, our Redeemer, in and beyond our environs, by the empowerment of the Holy Spirit and His revelation of the Holy Scriptures to us.

Zion Center

Located at 515 West Jeff Davis Avenue, Montgomery, Alabama, Zion Center is Mount Zion’s ministry center where the following services are provided:

Adult Activity Center – Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (10:00 a.m. –  3:00 p.m.)
Jeff Davis Head Start Program – Monday-Friday (9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.)
Wednesday Morning Bible Study – (9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
Cub Scout Pack #224, Tuesday (6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
Boy Scout Troop #224, Saturday (10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)

Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church Memorial Annex

Mount Zion A.M.E. Zion Church Memorial Annex

Located at 657 South Holt Street, Montgomery, Alabama, this historic treasurer is listed on the nation Register of Historic Places.  It can boast of being the site where the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) was organized on December 5, 1955 and Dr. Martin Luther King was given his first leadership role in the Modern Civil Rights Movement as president of the MIA.  Additionally, the church scenes in the movie, “The Long Walk Home” were filmed in this building.  In 1965, participants in the Selma to Montgomery Voters’ Rights march gathered for rest and refreshments in the fellowship hall of Mount Zion.

Pastoral leader has also helped this landmark to be important.  The seeds of protest were growing in Montgomery long before the arrest of Rosa Parks on December 1, 1955 and the bus boycott.  Reverend Solomon Snowdon Seay, pastor of Mount Zion from 1948-52, led the Black community in early protests as president of the Civic League.  More recently, Reverend Percy Smith, Jr. (1965-72) became the first Black man to run for the Mayor of Montgomery.
In 1990, the congregation of this historic edifice moved to a new church building on West Jeff Davis Avenue in Montgomery, Alabama.


Sunday School - 8:50 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.

Sunday Morning Worship Service and Youth Church - 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study - 10:00 a.m.

New Members Class 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays 9:00 a.m.

Food Bank Ministry Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

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Service Times & Directions

Weekend Masses in English

Saturday Morning: 8:00 am

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 pm

Sunday: 7:30 am, 9:00 am, 10:45 am,
12:30 pm, 5:30 pm

Weekend Masses In Español

Saturday Vigil: 6:15pm

Sunday: 9:00am, 7:15pm

Weekday Morning Masses

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 8:30 am

6654 Main Street
Wonderland, AK 45202
(513) 555-7856
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