West Angeles Church of God in Christ

Dr. Judith McAllister Marks Milestone Year

Dr. Judith Christie McAllister, affectionately known in the African American church and around the world as “The Queen of Praise & Worship,” recently celebrated her 60th birthday, over 40 years in music ministry, and the release of her newest book, “Mom & Pop.” M.O.M. is an acronym for minister of music, and P.O.P. is an acronym for pastor of the people.

Dr. Belinda Allen – An Unsung Shero in L.A.’s Faith Community

An unsung shero of Los Angeles City is Dr. Belinda Allen, the executive director of the West Angeles Community Development Corporation (WACDC) and vice president of the Los Angeles Affordable Housing Commissioners. She leads the largest African American faith-based community development corporation in America. 

God is With Us 

Jesus was called Immanuel because He was the physical representation of this promise: “God with Us.” Because of this promise, we have the opportunity to live this life, and the next, as joint heirs with Christ.   

West Angeles COGIC Installs New Pastor – Photo Gallery

Honor and Celebration Weekend at West Angeles Church of God in Christ featured tributes to the legacy of Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr. and Lady Mae Blake. The services also included a joyous welcome to the new spiritual leaders, Pastor Charles Blake II and Lady DeAndra Blake.

West Angeles COGIC Prepares to Install Blake II as Senior Pastor 

After 53 years of heading one of the largest congregations in Los Angeles, Bishop Charles and Lady Mae Blake are stepping down as spiritual leaders and will pass the mantle to their son, current Co-pastor and Pastoral Designee Elder Charles Blake II, and his wife, Lady DeAndra Blake.    

Reflecting on the Legacy of Bishop Blake as his 82nd  Birthday Nears 

Most people will agree that Presiding Bishop Emeritus Charles E. Blake, Sr. is the epitome of a faith leader. That description is highly accurate. As the senior pastor of West Angeles Church of God in Christ, Blake has shepherded tens of thousands of members for more than five decades. Not only has he ministered to the spiritual growth of his congregation, but he also addressed the physical needs of his community by implementing scores of social-economic programs to aid residents with home ownership, affordable housing, business development, financial counseling, and many other enterprises. Also, under the leadership of Bishop Blake,

Salute Set For Bishop Blake

Presiding Bishop Emeritus Charles E. Blake will be honored during a one-night gala entitled “Blessing of the Elders” on Thursday, June 23, at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C.

Blake Sets Record Straight About Parkinson’s Diagnosis 

Presiding Bishop Emeritus Charles E. Blake, Sr. stopped the rumormongers and gossipers in their tracks by announcing his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease during the worship service of West Angeles Church of God in Christ on April 24. 

Leftwich Transforms Lives in South L.A. and Africa

Ministry begins at home, and although Phyllis Leftwich has been instrumental in changing the lives of the people on various levels on the continent of Africa for nearly 20 years; she and her local team here in Los Angeles, have been feeding the hungry, providing housing, personal hygiene items, and much here at home too.