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The mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples for Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
The vision of Mt. Zion UMC is: Making a Difference Loving, Caring Serving
The Adult Learning Cluster desires to educate and equip people for a lifelong personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
"give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, running over, will be put into your lap; for the measure you give will be the measure you get back."
Due to COVID-19 and church closings, plans are on hold for summer basketball. Please continue to show interest by registering, if you would like, and further details will be posted here, as plans unfold.
The Mt. Zion UMC Youth Sports Ministry is Christ-centered and has been dedicated to helping boys and girls enjoy fun sports, improve their skills, and grow in a safe environment since 1987. The Youth Sports Ministry staff is highly experienced in managing youth sports and ministering to children and youth. Christ-centered devotions are shared for each activity.
Hoops2Heaven Premier League – This league is the premier middle school age summer league in the area and designed for players who love hoops! Players are grouped primarily by skill level, and we honor carpool requests if possible. The effective date for age participation is June 1, 2020. Ages 11-14 are eligible. Our league is coed. Games occur twice per week for seven weeks on Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm or 7:45 pm. The fee is $100 per child (max $250 family). First 66 are assured a spot.
Basketball Dreams Camp - The very popular Basketball Dreams camps sponsored by Hoops2Heaven are as follow: June 8-11 M-Th (9:30 am to 12:30 pm) and July 22-24 W-Fri (9:30 am to 1:30 pm) for ages 6-12. The camp is co-ed. The fee is $100 per child.
Register and pay online https://mtzionumc.org/ysm or mail registration form and check to:
Mt. Zion UMC, Attn: Hoops2Heaven Ministry 1770 Johnson Ferry Road Marietta, GA 30062
Coordinator - Coach Dan Farr
Coach Dan began the Mt. Zion UMC basketball ministry in 1987. He has coordinated, directed, and coached in the youth sports ministry and brings a wealth of experience in mentoring coaches and working with young people. Dan is also the chaplain for a local high school football team and is employed as an area representative for the North Fulton Fellowship of Christian Athletes and also serves Pope High School.
TrainEmUp Staff Member - Coach Alec Mincey
TrainEmUp and H2H are in partnership with the H2H Premier League. Coach Alec has participated in our year-round ministry since 2016. Alec is a graduate of Pope HS, and he manages the Atlanta branch of Train ‘Em Up LLC and trains many young people in innovative basketball and training techniques. Alec is assisted by Brendan Wormley, a graduate of Morehouse College where he played football. Alec and Brendan give 1x1 training lessons year-round at Mt. Zion.
Basketball Dreams Camp Director - Coach Matt Tchir
Coach Matt has 20+ years of experience in basketball instruction and summer camps after a career as a Division I player. He is the owner of Basketball Dreams, Inc. and has provided this very popular summer camp experience for Hoops2Heaven since 2013.