Ever seeking to know more truth, Pastor Murchison studied with Ambassador College, Liberty University Bible College and later received his doctorate degree from Cookley's Bible College.
Dr. Murchison was active in several civic organizations such as The Southwest Senate, The Advisory Council for Exceptional Children, and Project Open. He received many awards from community groups.
Dr. Murchison wrote and published a book entitled "A Few Things Satan Doesnt Want You To Know".
Pastor Murchison left a good solid foundation and legacy for this congregation to build on - one based on the Word of God. He was our leader and he loved us.
Gethsemane Spiritual Temple was founded in 1956. September 1956, Dr. Murchison was ordained and installed as Pastor and incorporated The Church of God Gethsemane Spiritual Temple as a church in the State of Maryland.
In 1966 he stepped out on faith and began weekly 7th-Day Sabbath observances at Gethsemane.
“Remember the Sabbath Day, to keep it holy”. Exodus 20:8