Our Pastor

Reverend Kevin J. White

The ministry of Reverend Kevin James White has served the global gospel community for over 25 years.   For the past decade Reverend Kevin James White has served as the Pastor and Senior Servant of New Zion Baptist Church of Elizabeth, New Jersey.


As Senior Servant he has utilized his God given gifts of administration and stewardship to implement an impeccable administrative infrastructure for New Zion and its members propelling New Zion to a higher level of ministry; spiritually, physically and financially.


Reverend White has a vast array of accomplishments which include creating Constitution and By-Laws, helping assist several churches to bring infrastructure and stability to their ministries. Additionally, he serves as the CEO of Zion Horizon Enterprises, which established a 501C3 for nonprofit organizations, and founded the Zion Land Summer camp and Zion Land Academy Child Care Center for the spiritual and intellectual development of our children. Continuing in servitude, Reverend White currently serves as the financial secretary to the General Baptist Convention of New Jersey, Incorporated, bringing leadership and direction to the finance division, and as the 2nd Vice Moderator (elect) of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Association. Reverend White is a Certified Instructor (Ministerial Ethics and Etiquette) of the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc., and is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity at New York Theological Seminary.

Pastor White’s greatest blessing from God is his wife, the former Dr. Charisse Ballard and their three children: Ketra, David and Deborah and grandson, Khalil.

Our Core Values

Our Mission

New Zion Baptist Church is a Bible preaching, Bible teaching, Bible believing, and Bible living church committed to the great commission of Christ, empowered by the Holy Spirit, and dedicated to imparting the Word of God to impact the world.

Our Vision

Increasing God's Kingdom by Building disciples who are Evangelizing others to accept Jesus as Lord and Savior.

2019 Theme

Matthew 25:37-40 (NIV)

37 “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink?38 When did we see you a stranger and invite you in, or needing clothes and clothe you? 39 When did we see you sick or in prison and go to visit you?’

40 “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’

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New Zion Baptist Church

800-822 Flora Street

Elizabeth, NJ 07201

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