Word of Hope Ministries Receives $200,000 Grant

MADISON — Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and officials with the Department of Workforce Development on Tuesday, February 14th awarded a $200,000 grant to “Word of Hope Ministries.” The grant was made through Wisconsin Fast Forward, which helps provide worker training that isn’t readily available through existing education or training providers. The state is investing $4.5…

Black Lives Matter Sunday

COGIC Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. Declares December 14th “Black Lives Matter Sunday”   Memphis, TN (December 5, 2014) The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) is hosting “Black Lives Matter Sunday,” to remind the nation how important the lives of African Americans are. Sunday, December 14, 2014, the Church of God in Christ…

Pastoral Statement on Ferguson

A Pastoral Statement on the Crisis in Ferguson: Where Do We Go from Here? The Right Reverend Charles E. Blake, Sr. Presiding Bishop Church of God in Christ November 08, 2014   We in the church are called to stand with the widow and the orphan, with the poor and the suffering as our Lord…

COGIC’s Letter to Governor Nixon

November 13, 2014 The Honorable Jay Nixon Governor of Missouri P.O. Box 720 Jefferson City, Missouri  63103 Dear Governor Nixon: The tragic shooting of Michael Brown is extremely troubling to us. As an organization that has invested over $ 140 million dollars in the St. Louis regional economy over the past four years, with the…