Don't miss this exciting time to be recognized in the "COGIC GIRLS ROCK" ceremony sponsored by Young Women of Excellence. Applications are now being accepted for all young ladies ages 13-21. Let the world know about your accomplishments in the following areas: Academics, Music, Fashion, Community Service, Sports, Arts, and Church Involvement. Don't forget to nominate your Bishops Wife to be recognize as a trailblazer and a COGIC Woman that ROCKS! We will see you at AIM 2014 in Kansas City, MO. Click image below to download the application.
Fresh ideas, cutting edge ministry, fresh vision, fresh anointing…. These are just some of the words that describe the IYD Empowerment Summit. Each year the International Youth Department (IYD) of the Church Of God In Christ gathers to sharpen our skills, focus our aim, and develop strategy targeting today’s youth. This summit offers valuable tools and insightful ministry for the youth worker in every category. Under the leadership of our IYD President, Dr. Benjamin Stephens III, and IYD Chairlady, Evangelist Joyce L. Rodgers, a phenomenal host of presenters will help you to expand your ministry as one of today’s Youth Leaders. This year we're coming to Houston March 28-29, 2014! Make plans now to be in attendance.
Greetings IYD Family, It is my prayer that you are walking in God’s favor in this new year God has blessed us to see. Certainly, we are excited to be a part of the greatest department, the International Youth Department, in the greatest church, the Church Of God In Christ, Inc. Without a doubt, it is my belief that God has tremendously blessed us. As we look forward, I am excited to extend the forthcoming empowering opportunity to you. On behalf of our IYD President, Pastor Benjamin Stephens, III and IYD Chairlady, Evangelist Joyce L. Rodgers, we cordially invite you to experience the Youth Leadership Training Institute at the 2014 COGIC Leadership Conference, Monday, January 20, 2014 in Dallas, TX. Look forward to a magnificent time devoted to educating […]
We stand on the brink of what will be one of the greatest International Holy Convocation’s we have ever witnessed. The International Youth Department will play a great part in its success. I need all hands on deck. Please see the following listing of IYD Events during our International Holy Convocation: (Click the image to enlarge) Friday, November 8th @ 7pm-Youth Church-Room 131/132 Saturday, November 9th @ 9am-IYD Staff Meeting-Room 132 Saturday, November 9th @ 12noon-World Youth Day Celebration-Halls 4/5 Saturday, November 9th @ 5pm-Youth Talent and Fashion Showcase-Halls 2/3 (We’re excited about this new event! This is a cooperative effort between the Youth Department and the vendors.) Sunday, November 10th @ 5:30 pm-YPWW Hour-America’s Center Dome
To the Greatest Youth and Young Adults of the Church of God in Christ, I greet you in the matchless name of Jesus Christ, our redeemer, liberator, Savior, and Lord. What can I say about AIM 2013, in Baltimore, Maryland? We had some crazy church and the Lord met us there and poured out His Spirit. I must admit I have not shouted and danced before the Lord like that in a long time. After the tremendous outpouring of the Holy Ghost the International Youth Department (IYD) had in Baltimore, it will never be the same. I would like to celebrate each and every one of you who sacrificed your time, resources, and energy to attend AIM 2013. It would not have been the same […]
Sound The Alarm, Spread the Good News!!! September 29, 2013 is WORLD YOUTH DAY all across the World!!! For The Youth of the Church Of God In Christ!!! The purpose is for every local church to be on one accord-having youth church all across the nation!! Youth-in- Action, Youth on Display, Youth Sharing the Good News, Youth Praying, Youth Ministering in Song…Youth Greeters, Young Missionaries, Young Ministers, Jr. Deacons, Jr. Deaconess’, Sunshine Band Babies joining in on the Celebration! Youth Pastors, Youth Leaders, Youth Overseers, let’s plan our programs, invite our family, friends, loved ones and communities to see what our youth are doing for Jesus Christ!! We’re plugging into the Power Source and we’re READY!!! Let’s Go!!!! #IYD #WYD #9.29.13 Click the image […]
The International Youth Department is pleased to announce the “Elevation Celebration” our Leader, Dr. Benjamin Stephens, III to the ascension of International Youth Department President. This auspicious occasion will be held on Friday, September 13, 2013 at 6:00 o’clock in the evening in the lovely city of Grand View, Missouri.
SPIRITUAL EMPOWERMENT COMMISSION The Spiritual Empowerment Commission was in full effect during AIM 2013! The SEC helped to pave the road to Baltimore by hosting a time of prayer and consecration the entire month of June. Spearheaded by the Intercessory Prayer group, the SEC held weekly prayer conference calls with participants spanning across the country. Prayer leaders included SEC director Elder Marcel Fears, Evangelist Chrysann Moore, Youth Church Coordinator Elder Paul Gatlin and Evangelist Shavonne Sellers. Dedicated to setting the atmosphere for the presence of God, the Intercessory Prayer group also opened the midday MY Convention worship services with powerful invocation Tuesday through Thursday, lead by Evangelist Charleane Gray and Elder Ryan Keyes. The SEC Altar Guild was also on post, helping to lead many young […]
When: July 3, 2013 Where: TBA!!! The "Young Preachers Network" and "Women In Ministry" have partnered for one day of explosive dialogue. We will discuss such topics as: Understanding what your ministry is Education vs. Revelation Loving Role models without becoming them I'm single and in ministry AND SO MUCH MORE!!!!! This will be an answer filled, life changing event filled with wisdom, knowledge, and understanding. This event is open to young women and young men who are in ministry or interested in ministry. This is an open forum discussion where you can speak directly to experience and get a better understanding. SPREAD THE WORD!!!
The Wives of Presidents will host an annual Fellowship, Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 9:00AM. The Fellowship will be held at the Hilton Hotel – Baltimore, MD. The fellowship is designed to create a sisterhood and provide support for women who support their husbands in youth ministry. We support the vision of our President and Chairlady, while celebrating youth and creating additional opportunities for them to fulfill their God-given gifts.