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Here you will find information concerning our church and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need. Feel free to browse through the various areas of our website and learn about our fellowship.

If you are considering a new place of worship or a relocation to our area, we would love to have you be our guest.

When you visit our church, you will find:

  • A caring congregation that will gladly welcome you
  • Preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God
  • Ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age

Contact Information

Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church
345 Main St.
Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549
Phone (217)864-2528


  • Graduation Sunday

    Graduation Sunday is April 22.  If you have a graduate, please let Molly know by April 8.

  • Easter Egg Hunt

    The Easter Egg Hunt, for children ages infant through 6th grade, is Saturday, March 31 at 10:00 a.m.  Candy donations for the hunt would be greatly appreciated!

  • One Great Hour of Sharing Offering

    One Great Hour of Sharing Offering is collected during Lent.  Each gift helps to improve the lives of people who lack sustainable food sources, clean water, sanitation, education, and opportunity.  This offering provides us a way to share God's love with our neighbors in need.  One Great Hour of Sharing makes a difference in the world through three programs:  Presbyterian Disaster Assistance, Presbyterian Hunger Program, and Self-Development of People.

  • Lenten Services

    The Maundy Thursday Service is March 29 at 7:00 p.m. Special music will be presented, so please come join us!

    Easter Services are April 1 at 8:00 and 10:00 a.m.

  • Palm Sunday Brunch

    The Palm Sunday Brunch is Sunday, March 25 at 8:45 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  The Deacons will provide egg casseroles, potato casseroles, milk, juice, coffee, and table service.  The congregation is asked to bring either a fruit dish or bread (rolls, donuts, muffins, etc.)  The choir is invited to eat early so they can be ready for church.

  • Spiritual Retreat

    In Scriptures we read how Jesus would frequently go off by himself to spend time with his Father. Each of us needs time to be alone with God as well, and a retreat provides us with that perfect opportunity. Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church will offer an overnight experience for the weekend of April 6-7, 2018 at Camp Warren in Decatur, IL. The retreat will begin with dinner Friday night and end late in the afternoon on Saturday. The overnight stay will be in the comfortable guest rooms at Camp Warren. Sister Anna Phiri, OSF, will be our guest speaker throughout the weekend and will provide us with three separate sessions of talks with opportunity for small group reflection and alone time to grow closer to God. Trusting Your Spiritual GPS is the theme for the retreat and Sister Anna will teach us where the foundation of our spiritual GPS comes from, what our GPS enables us to do, and how we nurture it through prayer. Cost for this retreat is on a sliding scale based on the number of people per room. Each room has the capacity to house six individuals. Each room is equipped with an en suite bath, two sets of bunk beds and a full size bed. Cost per person will cover retreat, room and three meals. People per room and cost per person:

    1 = $100 per person                         4 = $40 per person

    2 = $60 per person                            5 = $35 per person

    3 = $45 per person                            6 = $30 per person

    Families bringing children will pay $75 total.

    The retreat sessions are for adults and senior high students. While we are in sessions, the younger children will have their own programming with the Camp Warren staff. Scholarships are available. Please see Pastor Mike for more information. Registration forms are due no later than: Sunday, March 25, 2018.  Click here for online registration.  http://www.mtzpresbychurch.net/page/registration_form_for_spiritually_retreat

  • Presbyterian Women's Spring Gathering

    The Spring Gathering for the Presbyterian Women of Southeastern Illinois Presbytery is Saturday, April 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Effingham, Illinois.  There will be a worship service and sharing.  The mission project for the Spring Gathering will be wish-list items for the Effingham Child Development Center.  We have chosen writing and reading items such as envelopes, stencils, pens, pencils, pencil erasers, highlighters, child scissors, notebooks, notepads, books, stickers, and greeting cards.  If you are interested in going, please call Bev Coleman.  We will carpool.

  • From the Mission Field in Honduras...

    A special thanks to everyone who contributed to the February mission trip to LaCeibita, Honduras! Through your generous donations, financial support and prayers, we took a troop of 17 to minister to this village. A team of three American doctors and one Honduran doctor saw 720 patients and delivered over 3,000 prescriptions this year. (We had reports of people traveling for four hours to come to the medical clinic!) We obtained a dental chair which facilitated having a dentist join us. She provided hundreds of fluoride treatments and extracted nearly 50 damaged and broken teeth. We provided 250 people with reading glasses, many who were excited to be able to read their Bibles again! Five Central Illinois churches now sponsor 125 students through the Becas con Bendiciones scholarship program, improving the availability of education for many who otherwise could not attend school. We continue with the sewing ministry, maintaining three Singer sewing machines for the local women to use. The Women’s and Children’s Ministries, including Bible School, continue to be a mainstay. We delivered 20 Children's Spanish Bibles. I have personally seen the tangible and palpable benefits to this village through my six years of participation. Serving the same village consistently has allowed us to develop relationships and accountability with the people of LaCeibita. Each trip has become a rewarding reunion with friends. The incredible growth and success of this mission work is now allowing us to look at expanding our efforts to include a second needy village in Honduras. Thank you all again for helping to spread and share the love of God and Jesus into the world!

    Derin Rominger

  • Milligan Academy

    Milligan Academy has an ongoing need for non-perishable food items.  Financial donations also helpful.  School supplies and clothing needs have been met.

  • History Tab

    We have initiated a new column on the web site labeled the History Page.  Our first article is about the church bell.  Over time we will be bringing articles of the history of the church.  If you have history articles, pictures and such please contact:  Dave Rozanski, Aric Troll, Derin Rominger, or Jessica Sattley about them for adding to the history of our chuch community.

  • Just a reminder

    Please list Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church and/or have a loved one call the Church when you are admitted to the hospital, so we will know you are there.

  • Men's Breakfast

    See you on the first Saturday of the month at 8 am in the fellowship hall. 

  • Liturgists - Coffee Hosts - Ushers/Greeters Needed

    If you would like to help on Sunday as a Liturgist, call Deacon Gene Nenortas; Coffee Host, call Deacon Mark Milnor; Usher/Greeter, call Deacon Erin Valentine.  There is also a sign-up sheets located on the bulletin board outside the choir room for Coffee Hosts and for Ushers/Greeters.

  March 2018  

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