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New Zion Missionary Baptist Church was organized on November 7th 1937 by the late Rev. William Jones, who became the church first Pastor. Between the years of 1947- 1951 the church experienced several Pastoral leadership changes. On January 5th 1951, Rev. Dr. T.L. White was elected the next Pastor. Under his administration the churches experience a bold progressive move upward for the Lord. With this upward bound attitude the church never lost its vitality and spirit that had its spiritually rich movement forward. After serving for 32 years as Pastor Dr. White was called from labor to reward in February 1983. On June 15th 1983 Rev. Dr. Napoleon Word law was elected Pastor. He would lead the New Zion Missionary Baptist church for the next 25 years. Under his leadership the church experience tremendous growth. A new church edifice was built. Along with a Banquet Hall called the UPPER ROOM as well as the New Zion Child Care Academy. Enormous Ministries was established under Pastor Wordlaw’s great leadership. The church has become and influence in the community and throughout the Chicago land area. And unto this day it continues to be model for the nation. Pastor Word law is now serving as Pastor Emeritus. In September of 2010, New Zion Missionary Baptist Church elected Rev. Dr Nicholas Brown to be the church’s Pastor. Through the Aid of the Holy Spirit he is carrying out the Mission of the Master that God has already set before him.


Mission Statement

To become heavens beacon of light in a dark world, by lifting up Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, through prayer, praise, and the preaching of the Gospel.


Vision Statement

Proverbs 29:18 - Where there no vision the people perish

To be visible , vocal, viable.

*Vocal in our praises to God.

*Visible in our representation of Jesus Christ

*Viable in the lives of our members and the community in which we serve



FYIWhere there is no vision...

Favorite Scripture
Proverbs 29:18 - Where there is no vision the people perish...




Messagefrom the Pastor...

"I thank you for viewing the website of the New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. If you have a sincere desire to visit us, come and I guarantee you will be blessed. God will give you and upper room experience. May God Bless and keep you is our prayer.”

by: Rev. Dr. Nicholas Brown, D. Th., Pastor

Our Motto

quote  In Thee O Lord, Do I Put My Trust"

Psalm 31:1

Latest Events

Easter Sunday
April 24, 2011
Invite a friend and be our guest as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Contact NewZion

+1 312.733.1262
1252 S Wolcott Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608