In the EMZ Youth Ministry, we grow students to know, love and serve God. we strive to create an environment where our Youth can encounter God through Biblical Teaching, Worship, Fellowship, Missions and Ministry Involvement.
A team of awesome adult leaders and creative Youth together, work diligently to ensure all Youth feel God’s love.
EMZ Youth Ministry provides several programs that include Drill Team, Oratorical Coaching, Music Ministry, Liturgical Dance and others. Many of these programs present opportunities for our Youth to creatively express their FAITH.
The Shirley Coley Scholarship was developed by Brother Zeddie Coley in loving honor of his wife Shirley Coley. Zeddie and Shirley are Elder Members of East Mt. Zion Baptist Church; an Elder Member is one who has been a member for 50 years or more years and has supported the church with their time, talents and monies. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist young people with their goal of obtaining a college degree. The applicant must have a GPA of 2.7 or higher and submit letters of recommendation.
Applications may be obtained from the Church Office. Contributions will be greatly appreciated and used to help young people take advantage of educational opportunities available to them. Applicants may reapply for the scholarship. Applicant does not have to be a member of East Mt. Zion Baptist Church. (Preference will be given to a member in good standing).
Reverend Randy Hardy was an Associate Minister at East Mt. Zion Baptist and was committed to the Tithing Principal.
At the time of his death in 1991 Sister Patricia Hardy invested 10% of an insurance benefit she received to establish a scholarship fund for assistance to East Mt. Zion high school graduates in their pursuit of higher education.
Applicants must be members of East Mt. Zion; have been active in ministries of the Church; and, be accepted by an accredited college or university. Applications may be attained from the Youth Ministry Department or Scholarship Committee members, with an award being made annually and renewable for three (3) years.
Currently, the awardee receives an initial check in the amount of $800.00, with balance of $1900.00 divided over three year renewal period.