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Verse of the Week

Blessed are the merciful; for they shall obtain mercy Matthew 5:7

New Mission Temple
Church of God in Christ

2023 Theme: A Relevant Church in a Changing World 1 Corinthians 9:22-23

  • Sunday School 10am

  • Sunday Worship 11:15am

  • Y.P.W.W. 1:30pm

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Weekly Services


Our Pastor

Herbert J. Purkett Jr 

Elder Herbert J. Purkett, Jr. is the oldest of five children born to Superintendent Herbert J. Purkett, Sr. and Jurisdictional Supervisor Emerita Evonia L. Purkett.

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Our Mission

Serving God's People

To Impact our community by demonstrating God's presence, God's love, and God's word in our everyday lives.


Our Church

New Mission Temple

New Mission Temple was established in the 1970's when during the Southern Illinois Jurisdictional Holy Convocation our founder Elder Herbert J. Purkett Sr. received a call from Bishop Eleazar Lenox asking if he would pastor a church that was in need of leadership.

Ways To Give



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October 1st

New Mission Temple Celebrates 53 years!

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