COGIC’s Own “Hidden Figure”

Mother Carolyn Smith is the Utah Jurisdiction’s Supervisor of Women – and she has quite a life story!  Given her humble and unassuming demeanor, you might be surprised at the accomplishments she has achieved throughout her life. She was born in Gloster, Mississippi, where many people — especially women — did not go to college,…

COGIC Urban Initiatives Partner with Urban League for Food Distribution

  COGIC Urban Initiatives, The Empowered Church COGIC and the Urban League collaborated with several other partners to provide food to those in need in the St. Louis Area during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chief Operating Officer of The Church of God in Christ, Bishop Edwin C. Bass, who also pastors The Empowered Church COGIC…

Flint Church Works to Become COVID-19 Testing Site

Jackson Memorial Church Of God In Christ has suffered devastating losses due to COVID-19.  They lost three members: Elder Phillip Parish, Elder Freddie Brown, Jr. and Brown’s Son, Freddie Brown, III, to COVID-19.  We ask that the saints keep these families and this church family in your thoughts and prayers. This church body has complied…

Oprah Remembers Recy Taylor, Visits Abbeville COGIC

This week Oprah Winfrey was on assignment for 60 minutes in the town of Abbeville, Alabama. She visited the church where Recy Taylor was leaving the night she was brutally raped by six white men. The church is currently named Abbeville Memorial Church of God in Christ (COGIC). She also visited the grave of Recy…