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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 Makes a difference"  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

Sanctuary Prayer Time 9:45

 Worship - 10:00 AM

Wednesday Bible Study at 12 noon at Mt. Zion

6:30 pm on Facebook page  Mt. Zion Baptist Church

3500 Graceland Avenue

(West 35th Street at Boulevard)

Indianapolis, IN 46208

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


****  Online Giving Is Available To Use!  ****

Please feel free to try out the "Online Giving" process. Click on "Online GIving" and follow the prompts.  When making your online donations , please select a designation for your funds at the time of your giving.  There can be no changes after posting.    Please let us know what you think about the process and if there are any improvements that can be made.       Thank You!

Ministry Opportunities/Announcements

        Happy Blessed Birthday to Everyone Born In September!   

Thanking God for this next Year of Gratitude!             Come Celebrate...

  • Bible Study – Please utilize this time for your At Home Bible Study and prayer time.  We will continue to have Corporate Prayer at 9 am on Saturdays!   Bring your family and join us.
  • Meet us in the Sanctuary for "Hour of Power" in the presence of the Lord - James 5:16  Saturdays 9am-10am;
  •      Commemorative Walk on Oct. 26th from 10-12 noon.  We will journey from a site close to 10th and Fayette St. And make our way to Mt. Zion on Graceland.  Training Dates: Walk 30 Min. After Service on 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29. Walk for 45 min 10/6, 10/13. and 10/20.  See Sis. Pam Tate-Baird for more information and to sign up!
  •    Thursday Oct. 31st 6-8 pm, Cars and volunteers are needed as we provide a safe place for all children and youth to gather, have fun and receive candy and a meal! See Min. LeWana Britt for more information
  •  150 ann    Saturday, Nov. 2nd --Church Anniversary Gala held at the Julia M. Carson Building 300 E. Fallcreek Parkway N. Dr.  5:30 pm Tickets are $50 includes Buffet Dinner, Music and Souvenir. Tables of 8: $400 and a 1/2 page ad. Money is due by Oct. 13th
  • Thanksgiving

    Saturday, November 23rd--Volunteers will be needed!  Last year we served about 200 people!  Stay tuned for more information. Sign up to volunteer on the Board outside the Glory Room.
  • Our Mount Zion Food Pantry: Please donate canned goods to the Food Pantry. Place them in the container out side the Glory Room! Our goal is to have it open monthly. Your donations of Food and Your Time allow this Ministry to continue. Thank you for your support! Sis. Vickie Massey, Crisis Ministry
  • CDs of today’s message will be available immediately after Morning Worship in the Music Office.  Cost  is $7, Thank you!
  • Website -   Check us out on Facebook: Mount Zion Baptist Church Indianapolis, Indiana;       YouTube: Mt. Zion Baptist    Church


You are challenged to pray more, and more earnestly during this first Month of the New Year.  

By Prayer God will launch and lift you into the orbit of His Grace needed for the Journey of 2018.

Read: Jeremiah 29:7; Jeremiah 33:3

This 1st week of January pray for Men.... fathers and young adult men

The 2nd week pray for Women.... mothers, young adult women 

The 3rd week pray for marriages and families 

The 4th week pray for Children, Youth and Teens 

- Pray and ask God to lead us, to give us ears and hearts to hear his voice, and obey his voice

- Pray and ask God to keep us and Cleanse us from hidden faults, our negative attitudes, lack of faith, and Keep us from deliberate sins! 


- Pray and ask God for a closer walk with him


- Pray to be more bold in your witness for him


- Pray for grace to practice loving each other as we want to be loved


- Pray  for more patience in attitude and and the grace of hospitality when activities you serve in go longer than you planned stay


- Ask God to heal you every where you hurt.... And to Restore the Joy of your salvation...


- Ask God to keep you aware that it is in His presence that the full completeness of Joy is found

- Ask God to work through you to help add 100 new believers to our congratulation in 2018!

There is power in prayer!  Imagine what is possible as we focus in together and pray this month!

The Spiritual Promise:

Make your request known unto God.... And the peace of God which surpasses all understanding..... 

Shall guard your heart and mind through Christ Jesus our Lord!  Phil. 4:6-7

Dr. Philip K. James - Pastor

The Historic Mount Zion Baptist Church

Mt. Zion Federal Credit Union - MZFCU needs your support! 
As the credit union expands its field of membership in order to remain “Mt. Zion”, the Credit Union needs all members of Mount Zion Baptist Church and your immediate family to be members of the Credit Union.  We are also looking for individuals who have a vehicle loan “NOT” financed with us! We need to talk with you right away. 
Let’s support the dream. 
Please call for additional information.  
Contact: MZFCu at 923-4010 or pick up an application by the Glory Room today!

We’re Here for You!  Come See Us!

                                         For personal loans!

                                       Residential Mortgages

                                       Savings (personal, Christmas, etc.)

                                       Auto Loans and more!

                                  Hours:  Tues. & Wed. 10am-2pm

                                                 Fri. noon-6pm & Sat. 9am-1pm

                                                3549 Boulevard Place

                                                Indianapolis, IN  46208



 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 


“No church can be bigger than God wants it to be…But most   

churches are smaller than they have to be…You have to pray and be

prepared to reach the person who doesn’t know Jesus.”  Dr. R.A. Vernon

3500 Graceland Avenue | Indianapolis, IN 46208  | PH: (317) 923-4010

The Proclamation of the Word

Sunday, October 13th. 2019

Dr. Philip K. James




 This Week at Mount Zion 

Mt. Zion's 150th Church Anniversary

November 3rd, 2019

10 AM Speaker: Dr. Edward Wheeler, Former CTS President from Atlanta, GA

Special Music by the Worship and Creative Arts Ministry.

Souvenir Booklet Ads are available: Camera ready art must be submitted by Oct. 6th.

Full Page--$150

Half Page--$75.00

Quarter Page $50

Business Card--$25,00

See Min. Britt for Ad Form or with questions. Email Ads to:

Building a Prosperous Future Through Faith

Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 

Chairpersons: Sis. Michelle Baird/Sis. Brenda Deforrest


Check us out on Facebook:

Mount Zion Baptist Church Indianapolis, Indiana;

and on  YouTube:

 Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Indiana; 

More information coming re:     

Our Vision:

To become a nurturing community of believers; where persons and families feel love; participate in worship; develope their God-given gifts in ministry and committed discipleship, in order to meet the spiritual, physical and social needs of the congregation and community, to the glory of God. 

Because He lives, we can face tomorrow!  May God Bless your week in a Supernatural Way! 

May Jesus be the Center of your Joy!

You are in our prayers.