A Pastoral Letter to the Saints of the Church of God in Christ From Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr,: “Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul; having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may…Details
Bishop Talbert Swan, II, Advisor on Social Justice/Public Policy speaks about the need for the prophetic voice of the church at the Presiding Bishop's Forum during the 107th International Holy Convocation.
Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. Church of God in Christ Pastoral Statement on Police Executions The brutal execution-style ambush and killing of two New York police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos is a horrifying tragedy. Our prayers are for their families at this time. We pray also for the vast majority of police officers across…Details
Dear Co Laborers: Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. has united the Church Of God In Christ with denominations and independent churches across the nation to speak with one unified voice on Sunday, December 14, 2014 by declaring it as “Black Lives Matter” Sunday. On Sunday, as we unite in worship, we will bring to…Details
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…Details
November 25, 2014 Last night, a Saint Louis county grand jury refused to indict Darren Wilson in the murder of Michael Brown, Jr. on August 9, 2014. Brown’s life was cut short in circumstances that have become commonplace to communities of color across America — a young unarmed African-American man is racially profiled and then…Details
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…Details
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…Details
The General Assembly of the Church Of God In Christ passed a resolution restating its position on same sex marriage during its November Session following the 107th International Holy Convocation in St. Louis, MO. Click here to download the resolution.
Turnout Sundays: Souls to the Polls National Faith GOTV Weekend of Action October 25th – 26th and November 1st and 2nd We do not have to tell you how absolutely critical the 2014 election is for the future of African Americans. Programs vital to the well-being of underserved communities could be threatened if elections are…Details