Missionary MinistrtyThis ministry is made up of women of all ages, separated into departments for specific work. This is the main ministry in the church that sacrifices and seeks to help the hurting of our community and world while sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. The mission is clear “The World for Christ.” The Missionary Society participates in many service projects throughout the year locally as well as denominationally. Operating under the umbrella of the Connectional Church, this ministry is organized with supervision comprised of six departments that provide mission development of all age levels of the membership.



Parent Body

Department Leader:  Joy Harrington

Contact:  parentbody@__________


Age Group
41 & Up
“The World for Christ”

Purple (sorrow, suffering), Gold (honor)

Theme Hymn
“Lift Him Up”

The purpose of the Parent Body is to:

  • Promote growth in the knowledge and understanding of God and His plan of redemption for the world, as revealed through Jesus Christ and the power of the Holy Spirit;
  • Teach the concepts of Christian missions and provide experiences for participation in mission work and its ministries;
  • Exemplify the principles of Christian living and to win others to Christ;
  • Promote the cause of World Evangelism;
  • Serve as a financial support system to undergird the world mission outreach of The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, at home and overseas, to the end that, through the power of the Holy Spirit, Christ is exalted and God is glorified.