When your family attends Black Zion Pentecostal Church, you can rest assured both you and your children are being taught the Word of God by dedicated and Spirit-filled teachers.


Sometimes jokingly called the "post-teen" class, the adult class studies God's Word, the Holy Bible. Sometimes at the suggestion of some class member or Bro. Richie, the subject is reached. The adult class has open discussion and many participate. Bro. Richie is married to Lori Jones and they one son, Gibbs.

Teen Class Teachers - Bro. David & Sis. Tina Ward, Sis. Christy McCord & Sis. Shanna Wright

Consisting of students from ages 13 to 19, this class is taught by Bro. David and Sis. Tina Ward, Sis. Christy McCord and Sis. Shanna Wright, who have themselves parented teenagers. This active class has seen much spiritual growth in the past year and the youth are a vital part of the Black Zion Pentecostal Church.

Pre-Teen Class - Bro. David Hurd

This class of 11 & 12-year-olds are just reaching the age of accountability, that's why Bro. David considers it important to teach them about the plan of salvation including baptism in Jesus' name and the infilling of the Holy Ghost.

Junior Class - Sis. Debbie Wright

This lively class of 8 & 9-year-olds are eager to learn and love coming to church! Sis. Debbie seeks to arm them with all the spiritual armor they need to face their school days and the problems unique to this generation of boys and girls.

Beginner Class Teacher - Sis. Paulette Anderson

This class of 5 to 7-year-olds has just begun their school years and Sis. Paulette teaches them to put their trust in the Lord even when Mommy and Daddy can't be with them every day. Each student in this class is given love and personal attention to equip them to grow both mentally and spiritually.

Toddler Class Teacher - Sis. Lori Jones

This class consists of 3 and 4-year-olds, and Sis. Lori instills in each one of them a love of the Word by having them memorize a verse of scripture or a thought each Sunday which they then recite before the entire Sunday morning congregation. Such teaching provides these young children of the Kingdom with a firm foundation on which to build a life dedicated to God.

Nursery Class Teacher - Sis. Robyn Riddle

Even though this class of zero to 2-year-olds are barely able to talk and walk, Sis. Robyn teaches them the basics of worship and praise. They even recite Bible verses in the sanctuary.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT - Sis. Vicky Washington

Sis. Vicky has ages 6-10 year-olds. She has been active in the church and seeks to have the best interest of the children at heart. She is the wife of Steven Washington.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT - Teresa Roberts

Sis. Teresa teaches 3-5-year-olds on Wednesday night. She prays with them and teaches them the scriptures. She is married to Derek Roberts.