About Us


Church History

According to church records, Zion Baptist Church was established in 1927 with the following members:  Otha Mills, Minnie Mills, B.T. Talley, Mattie Talley, Walt Collins, Minnie Collins, Ben Smith and Margaret Smith.  Rev. A. B. Roberts served as pastor for one year.    Read More

Our Pastor and Shepherd

Our Pastor and Sheperd

 Bishop Lionel W. Smith is a Minister of the gospel working for the advancement of the kingdom of God, and a vibrant member of the community.  Bishop is married to the lovely First Lady Doreen Smith and together they have 6 children and 13 grandchildren of whom are living  Read More 


Our Mission Statement

The Mission of Greater New Zion Baptist Church is to empower people t​o use their passions and faith; to be in the presence of Christ within our community and in the world.