Mt. Zion- Elizabethtown: Transforming our Community one soul at time through Discipleship, Worship, Stewardship, and Fellowship
Mt. Zion- Elizabethtown: Transforming our Community one soul at timethrough Discipleship, Worship, Stewardship, and Fellowship 

Our Pastor

Rev. Edwin M. Ferguson serves as the pastor of the Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church in Elizabethtown, NC. He is a native of St. Louis, MO where he matriculated through various private schools. Upon graduation from Lutheran North, Rev. Ferguson continued his education at Concordia University in Seward, NE (Nebraska).


It was during his journey at Concordia where Rev. Ferguson surrendered to God's call on his life at the age of 17. Rev. Ferguson also received a B. A. in History while studying in the Pre- Seminary program. Upon graduation from Concordia, Rev. Ferguson continued his education at Hood Theological Seminary in Salisbury, NC. In May 2011, Rev. Ferguson received his Master's of Divinity from Hood. Rev. Ferguson is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry program at Hood Theological Seminary.


In January 2011, Rev. Ferguson was appointed to Trinity 'three-in-one' A.M.E. Zion Church in Blacksburg, SC by Bishop Kenneth Monroe, Presiding Prelate of the South Atlantic Episcopal District. He served at the 'three-in-one' A.M.E. Zion church for three years. In October 2013, Bishop Monroe assigned Rev. Ferguson to the Mount Vernon Church 'the MtV Church' in Fort Lawn, SC. In December 2015, Bishop Louis Hunter, Sr., Presiding Prelate of the Mid- Atlantic I Episcopal District and the Cape Fear conference, assigned him to the Mt. Zion Church where he currently serves. He is also an instructor at North Carolina Theological Seminary, Baldwin Branch Church campus.


Rev. Ferguson has received several awards which include but not limited to: Eagle Scout (first Eagle Scout of Washington Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church's Troop 147), one of the first two Prueshener Scholars at Hood Theological Seminary, History of Christianity Award, Bishop Preaching Award, and the Faculty Award all from Hood Theological Seminary.


Rev. Ferguson is married to Norketa Ferguson, also of St. Louis, MO. They have two daughters, Norkesia McGloster and Eryn McKenzie Ferguson.


Rev. Ferguson is one with both a shepherd's and a servant's heart. He is humbled and thankful to God for this unique opportunity to serve God and God's people. He is extremely grateful to be an instrument of God. Please pray for him as he continues to seek what is pleasing in God’s sight for his life.



Office Hours

9:30- 11:30 am: Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

(If there is a change, there will be a notification in the bulletin and on social media.)

Upcoming Preaching Schedule

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Mt. Zion A.M.E. Zion Church

807 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Elizabethtown, NC 28337

Church Phone: (910) 247-6579

Email: mtzionelizabethtown@

Upcoming Events

Friday, May 18th- Saturday, May 19th: Clarkton District Women's Conference @ Greater Chrysolite AMEZ, Lumberton, NC


Sunday, May 20th: Clarkton District Church School Convention @ Greater Chrysolite AMEZ, Lumberton, NC @ 2 pm


Saturday, May 26th: Cape Fear Conference Studies session @ Mt. Zion from 9am- noon


Saturday, June 2nd: Cape Fear Conference Studies session @ Mt. Zion from 9 am- noon


Sunday, June 3rd: PE F.S. Brown appreciation @ 3:30 pm


Friday, June 8th- Sunday, June 10th: Mt. Zion WOW Weekend (Friday- Community Prayer Walk; Saturday- Sole2Soul outreach; Sunday- Church in the Street)


Friday, June 8th: Mt. Zion Youth Rap Session @ TBA


Saturday, June 16th: Clarkton District Blended Meetings (Mass Meeting & Fun Day) @ Ransom Activity Center @ 9:30 am


Saturday, June 16th: ENCED Men's Choir rehearsal @ St. James AMEZ, Goldsboro @ 3 pm


Sunday, June 17th: Father's Day


Monday, June 18th- Friday, June 22nd: Mt. Zion VBS


Wednesday, June 20th- Friday, June 22nd: ENCED Leadership Training Institute @ Greenville Hilton, Greenville, NC


Thursday, June 28th: Mt. Zion CED/ Men's Ministry 'Brother's Keeper' fishing trip


Saturday, June 30th: Cape Fear Conference studies session @ Mt. Zion from 9am- noon

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