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Ministerial Staff

Rev. Aaron Williams

Senior Pastor

Reverend Aaron Williams became Mount Zion’s 24th senior pastor in May 2008. He is a native of Augusta Georgia and accepted the call to the ministry at age 18.

Reverend Williams received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, and a Master of Theology with an emphasis in Systematic Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas.

Prior to coming to Mount Zion, Rev. Williams was the Pastor of the Senior Ministry and Young Adult Ministry at Mount Hebron Baptist Church in Garland, Texas. He also worked as an instructor of Bible Exposition at Southern Bible Institute in Dallas. Reverend Williams also has a wealth of secular employment experience in the aviation industry.  Read full bio.


Rev. Dr. Samuel Berry McKinney

Rev. Dr. Samuel Berry McKinney

Pastor Emeritus

Dr. McKinney served as pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Seattle for 40 years (1958-1998), during which time he served the church and community in multiple roles. Read full bio.


Rev. Ricky Barlow

Rev. Ricky Barlow

Rev. Dr. Phyllis Beaumonte

Rev. Dr. Phyllis Beaumonte

Rev. James Bigham

Rev. James Bigham

Rev. Frank M. Byrdwell, Jr

Rev. Frank M. Byrdwell, Jr

Min. TraVaughn Cobbs

Min. TraVaughn Cobbs

Rev. William Henry

Rev. William Henry

Rev. Dr. Patricia L. Hunter

Rev. Dr. Patricia L. Hunter

Min. Edward Jackson

Min. Edward Jackson

Rev. Larry Jiles

Rev. Larry Jiles

Rev. Rick Malone

Rev. Rick Malone

Min. Sidney Williams Ridley

Min. Sidney Williams Ridley

Rev. Julie Vaughn

Rev. Julie Vaughn