Welcome to the online home of Mount Zion Baptist Church. We are excited about all that God is doing at our church. We desire to be a church that worships God, connects with others, and serves the world. You will see these themes displayed throughout our website. If you are looking for a church home we would love for you to visit with us.
For His glory and His gospel,
Jeff Gongwer – Lead Pastor
Sunday Service Times:
9:30 AM – Blended Worship
11:00 AM – Contemporary Worship
8:15, 9:30, and 11:15 AM – LIFE Groups (Bible Study Classes)
Jeff is a metro Atlanta native and has served as Lead Pastor at Mount Zion since December 2005. Prior to Mount Zion, over his career he has served as Senior Pastor at Liberty Hill Baptist in Hampton, Georgia; as a mission pastor in a manufactured home mission church through First Baptist in Jonesboro, Georgia; and as a solo pastor at Central Baptist in Dyess Arkansas. In his early days of employment Jeff and Sheri worked for Chick-Fil-A and they helped open and operate a free-standing store with Jeff serving as an assistant manager in the Atlanta market.
Jeff has been married 25 plus years to the love of his life, Sheri and they have two grown sons, Daniel and Samuel. Jeff and Sheri love dating each other and spending time with their sons, friends, and their extended family—just hanging out or sharing vacation time together. Jeff enjoys getting a good workout at the YMCA, target shooting with family and friends, and playing an occasional round of golf and riding on bike trails.
Jeff is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned a Master of Divinity and a Doctorate of Ministry degree. His undergraduate is from Georgia State University with a major in Psychology and a minor in Management.