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Rev. Dr. Leon Jenkins, Jr. and the Greater Salem Church family would like to thank you for visiting us online.  We’d like to share with you our worship, fellowship and ministry services that are available.  Please feel free to learn more about our church on this site or come and visit us in person.  We would love to meet you and share our love for Jesus Christ.


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Worship Services

Sunday School starts at 9:15 AM 

Morning Worship begins at

11:00 AM

Children's Church is every 2nd & 5th Sunday of the month

Bible Study is every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month from 6:00 -7:00 PM

statement of purpose

Greater Salem Missionary Baptist Church is a not-for-profit organization, providing a place of worship for members and others in attendance.  We engage in promoting the cause of the Christian religion through evangelism, home missions, foreign missions, Christian Education, benevolence, and programs and activities recognized as Christian in the Baptist tradition.

Greater Salem Missionary Baptist Church



215 West 71st Street

Chicago, Illinois 60621

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important notice !!!

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, our Sunday Worship Services at the church building are post-poned, however, our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Leon Jenkins, Jr., is hosting a worship service call-in line on Sundays at 12 noon.


We will continue to communicate with our members via phone calls, text messages, social media and letters.  Check back on this site for updates.

Please remain faithful & not fearful -- God is still in control !!!