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We welcome you to the website of historic Mount Zion Baptist Church.

Nestled near the center of Indianapolis, you will find Mount Zion to be  a nurturing, caring community of believers, doing "Ministry that Matters"  in church and the community.  After visiting our site, we hope that you will plan to visit us real soon.

Service Times and Location


Enrichment Hour -

8:45am - 9:45am

 Worship - 10:00 AM


Study and Prayer

11:45 AM & 6:30 PM

3500 Graceland Avenue

(West 35th Street at Boulevard)

Indianapolis, IN 46208

(Enter parking lot on West 35th Street at Boulevard Place)


145th Church Anniversary Souvenir Booklet -(Pictorial Directory)for members. The dates for portraits to be taken are Thursday,April 17 (2:30-8pm) & Saturday, April 19,10am- 4:30pm. These two days are full. Additional days for portraits will be in May. This can also be used as an opportunity to update individual or family portraits.  Contacts: Sis. Janice Conner & Sis. Cynthia Gardner


May 11th: R.T.Andrews Scholarship Commission - is currently accepting applications from high school seniors.  The applications must be returned by May 11th to Sis. Ann Wilkins, Sis. Bessie Burnside or Sis. Michelle Baird.  Contact: Bro. Malcolm Orton. 


Wednesday, April 16 at either 11:45 am or 7:20 pm
"Heaven is For Real" at the Glendale Mall Movie Theatre. Times we will go are two: 11:45 am and 7:20 pm. Price is $6.50 at 11:45 am or $10.25 at 7:20pm.  (If we have 25 or more, the cost will be $8 each.) Please reply as to which show you will be attending. If you would like to car pool from the Church, let us know that also! 


Thursday, April 17th at 6:30 pm
Joint Seder Meal at Allen Chapel AME at 1629 E. 11th St. (Between College & Central) 


Friday, April 18th at 7 pm
Holy Week 2014 "Seven Last Words" at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church 702 Belmont Ave.

April 19th:

Saturday, April 19th at 10 am
Family Fun Day at Mt. Zion!  Easter Egg Hunt, Basketball Game, and Kickball Game.
Hot dogs and Chips will be served.
Please bring donations of candy or eggs to the Church by Thursday, April 17th, thank you!

Contact: Min. LeWana Britt.


Sunday April 20th Resurrection Sunday

Each One, Bring One!  Celebrate our Savior with Family and Friends
8:45 am Sunday Enrichment Hour--classes for all ages!
10 am Morning Worship--a festive celebration, the end of our Lenten Journey!
First Steps Worship available for children up to age 7. 
Please bring a Sacrificial Resurrection Offering, this is above and beyond your tithes and offering!
Your support is greatly Appreciated!!! 

April 25th & 26th: Spring Empowerment Seminar - "Straight Talk!" - Will be held here at Mt. Zion, Friday 4/25 at 6:45pm and Saturday 4/26 from 9am - 3pm. Cost is $15 and includes materials and lunch on Saturday. Please register now! Contact: Sis. Sandra Walker. 


May 11th: R.T. Andrews Scholarship Commission - is currently accepting applications from Mt. Zion's high school seniors. The applications must be returned by 5/11 to Sis. Ann Wilkins, Sis. Bessie Burnside & Sis. Michelle Baird. Contact: Bro. Malcolm Orton. 


Line Dancing:  Every Tuesday at 1pm in Dorcas Hall. The cost is $5 per month. Contacts: Sister Grace Dowe & Sister Lucille Bradley.Culinary Ministry:  In compliance with the new guidelines regarding the use of our kitchen facility. To schedule events, please complete the necessary form provided by the Culinary Ministry. Contacts: Sis Vickie Massey or Sis. Kathryn Woodard. 

Mt. Zion Federal Credit Union -  Is looking for individuals who have a vehicle loan “NOT” financed with us! We need to talk with you right away. Contact: MZFC at 923-4010 or pick up an application by the Glory Room today!

 Your financial support through tithes, offering and special contributions help provide:

-Financial assistance for needy families

-Free health screening and referrals

-Emergency Food

-Food pantry

-Soup kitchen 


Oh God, our Heavenly Father, we come to meet with you today, to worship You in spirit and in truth. Just as we are, forgive and cleanse us from all that offends you. In your presence we shall gain strength that sustains us; we shall gain direction for our lives and understanding that guides our decisions. You are our God, the center of our joy. We shall hope in your promises. Help us ever to be attentive to your voice and live in obedience to your will, which is best for us.  It is in the strong name of Jesus we pray.  Amen!

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3500 Graceland Avenue | Indianapolis, IN 46208  | PH: (317) 924-4748
Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.     Friday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday April 20th 

"Resurrection Sunday"

Proclaiming the Word:

 This Week at Mount Zion 

 Bible Study: All are welcome to the 

"Word of Life"

 Bible Study Class Has resumed with prayer at 11:45am and Bible Study at noon and is repeated at 6:30pm and 7pm respectively.  Breakout Power - 'Simple Essentials of Spiritual Life" - 1 Chronicles 14. Come be a part of moving your spiritual life forward!  Bring a guest too!

145th Anniversary - During our anniversary year as we move forward with Christ; Christian Education is bringing a powerful seminar for our congregation, leaders and guests. Save the date and plan to attend and participate. Our goal is to reach 145 souls for Christ!  Seek the Lord as to whom you will reach. 

Taking the Gospel to the Community: Let God use you to share His Word with our neighbors. Sign -up in the Library or outside the Glory Room for training to communicate or help as a facilitator.   Contact: Pastor James.

Let's Just Not Quit Praising Him!
Click link above for Letter from Pastor James
Exodus 1:12a
But the more they afflicted them, the more they multiplied and grew.