Our ministry resource & support departments are designed to build strong relationships in order to effectively do ministry. While each member of the body has its own assignment, it takes each member working together to reach the goal of the Church. Our team is committed to serving God and His people in excellence. Below is a listing of department heads that make up the executive staff of Mount Zion. They are listed in alphabetical order after the (C) level officers. To email any member of our team click on their portrait.
Chief Administrative Officer
Pastor Cleveland is currently responsible for improving the operating efficiency, supporting the CEO/Senior Pastor in administrative decisions and ensuring accurate financial reporting. He operates from the perspective of bringing the expertise and experiences of business entrepreneurship together with the mission of the Church.
Chief Financial Officer
Elder Ward oversees our Accounting & Finance Department ensuring accurate reporting and timely financial information, addressing issues surrounding capital structure and economic forecasting to ensure the success of the Church. She also manages tangible assets, insurance regulations and human resources.
Ministry Resource Director
Deacon Johnny oversees the Enabling Ministry and the Facilities Department. His responsibilities are to provide leadership and resources for E-Team and Ministry Leaders and to provide support during events. Johnny is also responsible for the care, use and management of all Church owned and leased property.
Online Campus Pastor & Ministry Resource Director
Pastor Marieno leads the Evangelism Team and oversees the iChurch Online Campus by providing leadership, programming and ministry development. In addition, He works with the Creative Team to identify future innovative opportunities. Marieno also assist with outreach.
James I. Brooks, IV
Director | Marketing | IT & Administration
James leads our Strategic Marketing Team, managing brand awareness, graphic design, web development, online and television broadcast, digital imaging and the communication teams. He also oversees Information Systems and Administration. James works with the Creative Team to identify future innovations.
Director of Solomon's World
Na’tosha directs our afterschool and summer enrichment programs, providing strength in learning for our children while exemplifying strong leadership development within the school. Na’tosha has developed a long-term program that will provide stability, maturity and continuing growth. She also serves on the Youth Ministry Advisory Council.
Staff Pastor / Ministry Resource Director
Pastor Gralin leads the Exaltation Ministry, organizes the order of worship experiences through Planning Center and partners with the ministries that support worship. In addition, Gralin works closely with the Creative Team to identify future innovative opportunities to assist with visual presentation and productions.
Mike works with the Media Team by providing insight and direction with media equipment set up. He coordinates the development, production and distribution of audio and video products.
Executive Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor
Monica's responsibility is to enhance the Senior Pastor’s effectiveness by providing information and management support. In addition, she works closely with the Creative Team to identify future innovative opportunities to assist with visual presentation and productions.
Joseph Frierson, Jr.
College & Young Adult Pastor
Pastor Joe gives oversight and direction to the College and Young Adult Ministry. In addition, he serves as the Discipleship and Outreach Coordinator. Pastor Joe works closely with the Creative Team to identify future innovative opportunities to assist with visual presentation and productions.
Dream Team Director
Shayla oversees the Dream Team which is our team of dynamic volunteers who use their unique gifts from God to serve others. She is responsible for recruiting, developing, and coaching new Dream Team members. In addition, Shayla ensures that all Dream Teamers are encouraged and appreciated on a regular basis.
Vanessa serves as administrative support to the executive staff of the Church. She also coordinates the usage of the facility for church affairs and manages facility rental. In addition, Vanessa is responsible for assisting with administrative operations.
Andi leads our graphics team, overseeing print design and web content. Andi serves on the Communications Team & works closely with the Creative Team to identify future innovative opportunities to assist with visual presentation and productions.
Children's & Youth Pastor
Minister Jayvon oversees and covers the children and youth of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Greensboro. He believes that we are in the midst of the NOW Generation! He has a passion to develop young leaders and disciples of Jesus Christ, while assisting them to cultivate within themselves their own relationship with Christ.
Demetria serves as administrative support to all ministries of the Church. She also manages events for the church, and any facility rented events. In addition, Demetria provides administrative support to the Marketing, Information Systems and Administration Teams.
Pastor of Visitation
Pastor Walker provides pastoral care to members who are hospitalized, in extended care facilities, and confined to their homes. Pastor Walker also facilitates prayer requests and home-going communications on behalf of the members to the leadership and church body. She also serves as the contact person for bereaved members and as presides over the funeral services.
Staff Pastor / Ministry Resource Director
Minister Kiya develops and provides spiritual, relational, organizational and administrative leadership for the Encouraging and Equipping Ministries. She also manages resources and provides support for their long-term stability, ongoing maturity, and continued growth.
Director of Music & Arts
Minister Corey oversees our Music, Dance and Fine Arts Ministries. These departments are an extension of the Exaltation Ministry and are directly involved in the majority of our worship experiences and events. Minister Corey also works closely with the Creative Team to identify future innovative opportunities to assist with visual presentation and productions.