Emmanuel COGIC Plans Spirit-Filled Events During Month of May

Emmanuel Church of God In Christ, pastored by Bishop Uleses C. Henderson, Jr, is where you want to be during the month of May 2023. Literally every week there’s something for everyone to partake in that will no doubt enhance their life.

Mother Barbara Bryant – Jurisdictional Supervisor of COGIC SoCal First 

Unprecedented times demand and require courageous leadership that awakens purpose in others. Mother Barbara Bryant — the newly appointed Jurisdictional Supervisor of Southern California First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction’s Department of Women — has answered the call to empower the largest, multifaceted women’s department in the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) denomination.

Sheard Elected COGIC Presiding Bishop, Blake Requests Emeritus Status

The Right Reverend J. Drew Sheard has been elected presiding bishop and chief apostle of the Church of God in Christ, Inc., the nation’s largest Pentecostal denomination of more than six million members.

The announcement was made on March 20, following the Quadrennial Election, which was held virtually.
Sheard replaces the Right Reverend Charles E. Blake, Sr., pastor of West Angeles COGIC in Los Angeles, who served 13 years as the chief apostle and presiding bishop.

Michigan Chronicle Endorses Bishop J. Drew Sheard for Re-election to COGIC’S General Board

For more than three decades, Bishop J. Drew Sheard has served as senior pastor of Greater Emmanuel Institutional Church of God in Christ (COGIC), located on Detroit’s west side. Bishop Sheard has been lauded for his leadership in facilitating a “ministry of excellence.” The church is now recognized as one of the largest and most progressive COGIC congregations in Michigan.

This Week in Black Faith History – Bishop Charles Harrison Mason

Bishop Charles Harrison Mason was the founder and first senior bishop of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC), the largest African-American Pentecostal church in the United States. Born to former slaves Jerry and Eliza Mason in Shelby County, Tenn., on Sept. 8, 1864, Mason worked with his family as a sharecropper and did not receive a formal education as a child. But at an early age, he was influenced by his parents’ religion. Mason joined the African American Missionary Baptist Church when he was an adolescent and later received his license to preach from the Mount Gale Missionary Baptist

“His Only Begotten Son” Cantata

The 88th Street Temple Church of God In Christ is hosting “His Only Begotten Son” Musical Cantata on June 23 at 4:00P.M. Celebrate and Worship the Lord to the musical and artistic styles of the Sowers Christian Ministries  Worldwide as they perform the Cantata as given to Drs. Harold Johnson and Diana Johnson.

COGIC Launches ‘I AM 2018 Movement’ for Racial and Economic Justice

Presiding Bishop Charles Blake unveils campaign in Memphis during 50th anniversary of MLK assassination Faith leaders, community activists, labor heads and prominent entertainers united with Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., to launch the I AM 2018 Movement on April 2-4, in Memphis, Tennessee. Blake, who is also pastor of West Angeles COGIC in Los Angeles, joined with the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) to organize the national effort to commemorate the 1968 “Mountaintop” speech by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., acknowledge the 50th anniversary of King’s assassination,

West Angeles COGIC Welcomes Civil Rights Icon Andrew Young

Civil rights icon Andrew Young will grace the pulpit of West Angeles Church of God in Christ on Sunday, Dec. 3. The world renowned statesman and ordained minister is scheduled to deliver sermons at the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services held in the West Angeles Cathedral, 3600 S. Crenshaw Blvd., in Los Angeles. “We are honored to present Rev. Andrew Young to preach at West Angeles Church,” said Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., COGIC presiding prelate and pastor of West Angeles.   “He served and fought for freedom and justice by the side of Dr. Martin Luther King,

COGIC Southwest Jurisdiction plans 55th Women’s Convention

The Department of Women of California Southwest Jurisdiction will convene their 55th Annual Women’s Convention on Monday, August 10, through Friday, August 14, at New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, 420 South Santa Fe Avenue in Compton. Mother Joan Walker is the jurisdictional supervisor of women and president of the Convention. Bishop Hillrie Murphy is the jurisdictional prelate and Dr. William Atlas is the host pastor. The theme for the convention is ‘An Urgent Call to Committed Holy Women’ based on Jeremiah 9:17. The agenda features the pre-convention musical on Monday under the direction of Dr. Iris Stevenson McCullough