What are some of Mt. Zion’s beliefs? 

The Trinity 

Through scripture we believe that God exists in three persons…God the Father (Ephesians 1:3), God the Son…Jesus Christ (John 1:1) and God the Holy Spirit (2 Corinthians 3:17-18). 


We believe in the one true God (Deuteronomy 2:35). The God who created the heavens and the earth. We have been made in His image and all blessings we receive are from Him. 

Jesus Christ 

Through a miracle, Jesus Christ was born to the virgin Mary (Matthew 1:18) and the Word (Jesus Christ) became flesh (John 1:14). Perfection described the life of Jesus as He was sinless (Hebrews 4:15). Jesus came to this world to reconcile us with our Heavenly Father. The righteous (Jesus) was crucified for the unrighteous (humans) as an ultimate sacrifice for sin (1 Peter 3:18). Through his sacrifice, we have the free gift of forgiveness and salvation available. 

The Holy Spirit 

The Holy Spirit indwells those that have been baptized in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit (Acts 2:38; Matthew 28:19; Romans 8:11, 1 Corinthians 6:19-20). The Bible is not the Holy Spirit.  He is a seal of ownership that God has placed on the hearts of Christians that is a guarantee of what is to come. 

The Bible 

The Bible is God breathed and was written by inspired writers (2 Timothy 3:16). We use His word to guide us in our lives. 

The church 

The church exists to bring glory to God (Ephesians 3:21). At MTZ, we gather to glorify our creator and to edify one another. The church worships God and strives to grow the kingdom by reaching out to those in the world who do not have a relationship with Him. 


“Baptism” comes from a Greek term meaning “to dip, to plunge, to immerse.” 

In Acts 2:38, Peter stated to those gathered on the Day of Pentecost:
“Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”

The water we are baptized in is not miraculous. It does not save us. Christ’s sacrifice on the cross is what saves us. However, baptism is symbolic.  When we are baptized, we are buried with Christ and emerge from the waters a new person in Him (Colossians 2:12). 


The Lord’s Supper was implemented shortly before Jesus’s death. The Bible speaks of the “Last Supper” in Matthew 26:26-28:

“While they were eating, Jesus took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it and gave it to his disciples, saying, “Take and eat; this is my body.” Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.” 

Following Jesus’s death, we conclude that the early church met together on the first day of the week and observed the Lord’s Supper (Acts 20:7). As a result, each Sunday at our worship assemblies we designate a special time to partake in the Lord’s Supper. We reflect not only on the sacrifice Jesus made for our sins, but also on his earthly ministry and the promise of eternal life we have through Him. 

We do not practice closed communion at MTZ. We invite all believers to break bread with us.