Pastors and Elders Council

100 Influential Pastors – Now Open!

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  • Is your pastor remarkable?
  • Has your pastor influenced the community?
  • Has your ministry flourished under your pastor’s leadership?
  • Has your pastor made a significant impact on the local, state and/or national levels?

If you answered “Yes” to any or all of these questions, The Whole Truth wants to hear from you!

The Whole Truth will recognize 100 influential COGIC pastors in a special edition of TWT in May/June 2014. Members from COGIC churches across the world are invited to nominate their pastors to be included in this special group of leaders who will receive much deserved recognition.

Click here to nominate your pastor today! You will need to sign into your ICAS account to submit your nomination. If you do not have an ICAS account simply click “Register Now” – it’s easy and FREE.

2013 SIMUL CONFERENCE

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Inaugural Event

Join the General Council of Pastors and Elders as we celebrate our newly elected chairman.

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 Administrative Assistant Superintendent
Michael Eaddy

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INAUGURAL EVENT

CHAIRMAN GENERAL COUNCIL OF PASTORS AND ELDERS

March 25, 2013

Guest Speaker:

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Bishop J. Drew Sheard
Detroit, MI
General Board Member

Freedom Temple Church Of God In Christ
1459 W. 74th Street
Chicago, IL 60636

SCHEDULE:

6:00pm
Gala Reception | Heavy Hor d'oeurves

7:30pm
Inaugural Worship Service


HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS:

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Oak Lawn Hilton
9333 South Cicero Avenue
Oak Lawn, Ill 60453-2517

(708) 425-7800


Inaugural Gala Chairman
Warren Dorris
Vice Chairman

Co-Chairman
Destry Bell
Vice Chairman

Benefits for Sandy Victims‏ Meeting Cancelled

The meeting scheduled for Friday, Feb 8 at Zion Temple to discuss Hurricane Sandy relief has been cancelled because of weather. We will notify you as soon as it is rescheduled.


ALL NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND CONNECTICUT BISHOPS AND PASTORS

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You are invited to participate in a special event to receive information that will assist our members.

Free financial services are available from Operation HOPE:

  • Creating a Disaster Recovery Budget
  • Deferring Mortgage Payments on a Destroyed Home
  • Home Inspections and Repair Contracts
  • Assistance with Working with Your Creditors
  • Referrals to Government and Private Agencies
  • Assistance with Obtaining Copies of Documents
  • Insurance Claims Assistance                               
  • Recovery Seminars and Financial Case Management

For more information contact us at 516-623-9466 or email us at fowhite@zioncathedral.org

COGIC REELECTS PRESIDING BISHOP CHARLES E. BLAKE, SR. AS LEADER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Robert E. Coleman, Jr.
Church of God in Christ PR
(901) 235-2160 pr@cogic.org www.cogic.org

COGIC REELECTS PRESIDING BISHOP CHARLES E. BLAKE, SR. AS LEADER

St. Louis, MO (November 15, 2012) During the 105th Holy Convocation, in St. Louis, the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) has once again chosen Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. as its Presiding Bishop.

The General Assembly, the Legislative Body of the Church of God in Christ, has overwhelmingly reelected Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. to the Office of Presiding Bishop and leader of the churches Executive Branch. Bishop Blake is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the nearly 6.5 million-member church.

Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. says “I am humbled and delighted to be chosen to continue to lead one of the greatest churches in the world. The Church of God in Christ is a beacon of hope and love. I want to thank the church for the opportunity to serve as presiding bishop for another quadrennial.”

The General Board is the Board of Directors of the denomination and governs the church between meetings of the General Assembly. The General Board consists of twelve members including the Presiding Bishop. The 2012 General Assembly delegates also elected four new members to the General Board, with seven returning incumbents:

Returning Incumbents: Bishop Phillip Aquilla Brooks, Bishop Jerry Wayne Macklin, Bishop Roy Lawrence Hailey Winbush, Bishop George Dallas McKinney, Bishop Nathaniel Wyoming Wells, Bishop Sedgwick Daniels and Bishop Frank Otha White

Newly Elected Members: Bishop J. Drew Sheard, Bishop Brandon B. Porter, Bishop Ted Thomas, Sr. and Bishop Lawrence M. Wooten

The additional national officers elected for a new four-year term include:

General Secretary Bishop Joel H. Lyles, Jr., Financial Secretary Bishop Frank Anthone White and Treasurer Pastor Charles Harrison Mason Patterson

Board of Bishops: Bishop John H. Sheard, Chair; Bishop Donald R. Murray, 1st Vice President; Bishop Albert Galbraith, 2nd Vice President; Bishop Larry Shaw, Secretary; Bishop Hester Bordeaux, Assistant Secretary; Bishop Cody Marshall, Treasurer; Bishop Bobby Warren, Sergeant at Arms

Trustee Board: Dwight E. Walls, Chair; Mildred Linzy, Vice Chair; Sylvia H. Law, 2nd Vice Chair; David Hall, Jr., Josephus Shepherd, Georgia Macklin Lowe, Cari Barnes, Joseph Chase, Amos Smith, Melton Timmons, William Watson III, Ailean Stingley, Sandra Smith Jones, Michael Golden, Jr., Darin Burns

Pastors & Elders: Michael Eaddy, Chair; Destry Bell, Vice Chair; Prince Bryant II, Secretary; Thomas May, Treasurer

Chairman of the General Assembly Pastor James Hunt says, “I would like to thank all of the delegates, they did a great job. The quadrennial election was excellent, Election Committee Chairlady Myra Banks and her committee did a commendable job with the election, and everything was done timely and in an expeditious manner.”


About the Church of God in Christ:

The Church of God in Christ is the fifth largest Protestant religious denomination in the United States with churches in 57 countries worldwide and an estimated membership of nearly 6.5 million members.

 
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