Be Better Equipped
To Serve in the Gap
For Your Ministry.

Gap Dwellers fellowship is a Para-Ministry of Zion Christian Ministries International, designed to provide a resourceful space for pastors and ministry leaders to observe effective ministry models, attractive culture, and strategies for effective 21st-century ministry.

Presiding Bishop Christopher A. Johnson, Sr.

Our Vision
Our vision is to become a network and partnership of ministry leaders advancing the kingdom of God together. We fervently seek to break all barriers of race, creed, culture, or denomination in the gospel of the kingdom. Our fellowship will strive to produce opportunities for growth and advancement for ministries regardless of size or notoriety.

Affiliate Pastors, Gap Dwellers Fellowship
For pastors or ministers who desire the comfort of covering, training, and mentorship from the Presiding Bishop and Zion Christian Ministries International, Inc.

Partnering Churches/Organizations
A partnering church, organization, or individual is an established entity with its own structure that may want to partner with Gap Dwellers for projects, activities, or initiatives.

An associate that has not joined Gap Dwellers, but on occasion will assist and avail their resources, energy, and effort to the City International.

Financial Contribution
Annual contributions can be given during any leadership training, events, or activities hosted by Zion Christian Ministries International, Inc. An annual seed for the Presiding Bishop and Zion Christian Ministries is encouraged during the Z Experience Retreat.

Gap Dwellers Membership Benefits:
The affiliate Gap Dwellers membership includes access to the following:
  • The Z Experience Retreat.  The annual retreat in January of every year for Zion Christian Ministries’ leadership teams, volunteers, Gap Dwellers, and designated associates. Registration will be available for each category. 

  • Online Training Portal.  An archived, passcode-protected portal with videos and online training by Zion Christian Ministries' staff or Presiding Bishop. 

  • Leader Labs.  Leadership meetings are held quarterly at Zion Christian Ministries that will be open to all Gap Dwellers affiliates.

  • LEGACY GATHERING.  Annual Convocation for the Gap Dwellers which serves as an opportunity to license, ordain, and appoint new leaders and ministry assignments. This is usually held during the legacy month or August of every year.

  • Z-Academy.  The annual Planning/Strategy meeting is held in December of every year to close out the year and kick off the next year. This is usually a two-day meeting. 

  • Licensing/Ordination Opportunity.  Gap dwellers offers an opportunity for Five-Fold ministry leaders to be licensed or ordained by the Presiding Bishop with the full support and covering of Zion Christian Ministries International, Inc.

Monthly Events

Conference Calls/Webinars- TBA
Email Correspondence- Emails will be distributed as a form of communication throughout the month.