Bishop Elijah H. Hankerson III, President of the International Department of Evangelism, was installed as the President of the St Louis Metropolitan Clergy Coalition, on Sunday, January 28, 2018. The St. Louis Clergy Coalition is the main interfaith group in St. Louis, Missouri. This service was held at Life Center International Church of God In Christ. During the 31-year history of the Coalition, this was the first time that the President and the location of the installation were both part of the Church Of God In Christ. COGIC General Board Member, Bishop Lawrence M. Wooten, and COGIC COO Bishop Edwin C. Bass were two of many well-wishers at the greatly attended service. Bishop Bass was also the speaker at the historical event. Representing the Nation’s Capitol was Senator Clair McCaskill.