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Who We Are

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Rev. Sonja L. Ayers

Rev. Sonja L. Ayers is a native Sussex Countian, born and raised in Lewes, Delaware. 

Rev. Ayers is a State of Delaware retiree after 27 and a half years of service in the Cape Henlopen School District.  Rev. Ayers is a graduate of Wilmington University.

At the age of 26 she accepted her call to ministry at Burton Chapel AME Church, Milton, Delaware.  She was further guided and nurtured in the ministry under the leadership of Rev. Luther L. Walker, Jr until she was ordained an Itinerant Elder in the African Methodist Episcopal Church on April 21, 1990.

Rev. Ayers’s pastoral appointments in the Delaware Annual Conference include the congregations at Star Hill, Mt. Plymouth, Dickerson Chapel and Mt.  Zion Ellendale, where she presently serves. 

She is the mother of one son, four grandsons, and one great-grandson.


Our Ministries

Steward Board

Eliza J. Price Women’s Missionary Society

Trustee Board

Usher Board

Church School

Stewardess Board

Christian Education

Young People’s Department (Y.P.D.)

Lay Organization

Women’s Ministry

Faith Singers (Choir)

Men’s Ministry

Mighty Men of Mt. Zion Choir

Senior Choir

Youth Choir


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