Zion Baptist Church - Taylor, MI

Zion Baptist Church - Taylor, MI

Who We Are

Christ-Centered, Word-Driven

Proclaiming the truth of the Bible.
Valuing the service of the kingdom through the local church.
Welcoming inquirers seeking the truth of the Lord as revealed in Scripture.
Welcoming Christians who are seeking a church home.





Our Services

Service Times

  • 10:00am - Adult Bible Study
  • 11:00am - Morning Worship, Children's Church
  • 06:30pm - Midweek Devotions and Prayer Groups

What to Expect

What are services like?
On a given Sunday Morning, the following elements are present in our worship service: -Classic hymns -Scripture readings -Public prayer -Special music -A message (sermon) from the Bible lasting about 30-35 minutes On the first Sunday of every month, we observe Communion immediately following Morning Worship. If you plan to worship with us for the Lord's Supper and would like to participate, please speak with the Pastor or one of the elders beforehand.

What is the community like?
Zion emphasizes biblical expository preaching and teaching in a caring and supportive church atmosphere. We believe that the ministry of the word is of utmost importance to the Christian life and that sound doctrine is necessary for spiritual maturity.

What if I'm not a Christian?
If you're not a Christian you'll fit right in. On any given Sunday there will be others who are also not Christians and many whom you would not guess to be Christians until you talk to them.


Michael Jones

Michael Jones

Pastor Jones is originally from Callahan, FL and moved to Michigan in November of 2000 to serve as Assistant Pastor at Zion Baptist Church. When Zion's previous pastor retired in February of 2003 after 28 years of service, Michael was asked to stay on as Pastor. In addition to being a full-time pastor at Zion, Pastor Jones is also an Adjunct Professor in Bible & Theology and in Applied Theology at Moody Theological Seminary–Michigan. He is completing his PhD in New Testament at the University of Chester (UK) where his research topic is Paul's theology of suffering. Pastor Jones also sits on the board of the Fish & Loaves Community Food Pantry based here in Taylor, and is actively involved in the Taylor community. He also served for several years as president of the Taylor Ministerial Fellowship. Before serving in ministry, Michael was a trading analyst for Chase-Manhattan Mortgage.


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