July 2019   
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Donis Smead

Bro. Donis accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior, at the age of nineteen while in his mom's Sunday school class at Kingsland Missionary Baptist Church, Kingsland, Arkansas (Bro. Tony Atkins, Pastor). He accepted God's call to the ministry during revival services at Macedonia Baptist (Bro. Russell Rhodes, pastor) in Magnolia, Arkansas where he and his wife, Michelene Joy (Corder) Smead of Thornton, AR, were members while attending school at Southern Arkansas University. Bro. Donis completed is undergraduate degree at SAU in Mathematics Education in 1989, his master's degree in educational leadership at Arkansas State University in 1993, a Master's of Divinity from Central Arkansas Baptist Bible Institute (CABBI), and has had the privilege of pastoring several of the Lord's Churches in Arkansas including New Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Kingsland and Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Bonnerdale. Bro. Donis and Sister Missy have 4 children, Cathrine, Kreg ,Katelyn, and Curt. "I want everyone to know that God has graciously led me to Mt. Zion in 2008 where I continually and prayerfully look forward to leading, learning, following, teaching, ministering, worshipping, developing new and lasting relationships with people in the Malvern area, and fellowshipping with the Lord's church and her members at Mt. Zion."

Minister of Music and Youth

Paul Buck

Bro. Paul is a graduate of Henderson State University with a Bachelors Degree in Music Education. He is married to Wanda Buck of Haskell, AR and they have two daughters Mikayla and Kristie. Bro. Paul has served as a minister of music for over 20 years including Faith MBC in Arkadelphia and First MBC of Mabelvale. Bro. Paul has been with Mt. Zion since April of 1995.

Administrative Assistant

Cheryl Finley

Cheryl Finley has been a member at Mt. Zion since 1993 and has served as our church secretary since 2002. She is married to Jeff Finley of Malvern and they have four children -- Rachael Oswalt of Oregon, Piper Nelson of Malvern, Ian Finley of Benton and youngest daughter Ryan of Memphis, TN.