Shea Ellis, Ministry Assistant

Email: shea@mountzioncolumbus.com


Shea Ellis was born in Columbus, Georgia and grew up in Hamilton, Georgia, which is just north of Columbus. She began her Business Management career in 2008 working at and managing jewelry stores.  She has gone from jewelry to real estate and now to church ministry. Prior to her ministry work at Mount Zion she was at St. Mary’s Road United Methodist Church for just under 4 years.


Shea has been married to Kevin for 10 years and together they have 2 children, Laela who is 9 years old and Makaela who is 6 years old. Between her ministry work at Mount Zion, her father’s business, Kevin's 2 stores, the school PTA, other volunteer work, and children she stays very busy.  She enjoys the traveling, the beach, exercising, friends and family, the outdoors, crafts and reading!

Blanca Garcia, Nursery Aide

Blanca Garcia has been working as a Nursery Aide at Mount Zion since March 2008. She works for us on Sundays and Wednesday nights. During the weekdays, she manages her at-home daycare.

Paul Smith, Custodian

Paul Smith has been the faithful custodian of Mount Zion since June 2005. He has been married to Pearl, our other custodian, for fifty years.

Pearl Smith, Custodian

Pearl Smith has worked at Mount Zion beside her husband, Paul, for the past nine years. She and Paul have 3 children and 13 grandchildren.