Church News: Blake Re-Elected As Presiding Bishop
Dec07

Church News: Blake Re-Elected As Presiding Bishop

The General Assembly, the Legislative Body of the Church of God in Christ, has re-elected Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. to the Office of Presiding Bishop during its 109th Holy Convocation held last month in St. Louis. As leader of the church's Executive Branch, he is responsible for the day-to- day operations of the nearly 6.5 million-member church.

"Serving as Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ is an incredible honor,” said Blake, of the fifth largest Protestant religious denomination in the United States with churches in 83 countries worldwide

Church News: Long Beach Church Sets Out to Reshape Public Policy
Sep09

Church News: Long Beach Church Sets Out to Reshape Public Policy

Christ Second Baptist Church in Long Beach Welton Pleasant hosted a paneled discussion to discuss strategies and outcomes to empower the community with Congresswoman Barbara Lee, Dr. Melina Abdullah of Black Lives Matter, former L.A. City councilman Bob Ferrell and Rev. K.W. Tulloss

Church News
Jun15

Church News

Wells Fargo Partners With West Angeles COGIC Bishop Charles Blake, pastor of West Angeles Church of God in Christ (COGIC) and Presiding Bishop of the 5 the largest denomination in the world, has become the face of a campaign to make significant improvements in the urban Los Angeles community through a recently announced partnership with Wells Fargo. The official launch was marked by a full page ad in the Los Angeles Times last month prominently featuring Bishop Blake, demonstrating Wells Fargo's recognition of Blake and West Angles CDC's commitment to develop and improve their community.
 
May04

Church News: Deitrick Haddon Establishes LA Church

Award-winning gospel star, songwriter and producer Deitrick Haddon took his cutting edge style of music to new heights with the release of his eighth studio album, Masterpiece, which debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Gospel Album
Charts in 2015. The prolific 3-time GRAMMY®-nominated, multiple Stellar and Dove
Award-winning musician—who exec-produced and was featured in the Preachers of L.A.”— is considered by some to be a proverbial leader of the new school for young Christians worldwide, and in March, Haddon began a new chapter in Los Angeles with the establishment of his Hill City Church L.A. at the Barnsdall Theater.

Church News: Francine Brookins Gets Key Endorsement in Bid for Bishop
Apr06

Church News: Francine Brookins Gets Key Endorsement in Bid for Bishop

Last month, delegates of the AME’s 5th Episcopal District voted during it’s Mid Year Convocation to make Francine Brookins, daughter of the late Bishop H.H. Brookins their official candidate in the 2016 national campaign for the Bishopry.

“It’s a great honor for me because it’s all happening here where my Dad was and especially as I’m the only female,” said Brookins, who presently serves as senior pastor of Bethel AME Church of Fontana.

 

From The Pulpit: of First New Christian Fellowship Baptist Church -- “The Historic Paradox of Black Religion”
Mar11

From The Pulpit: of First New Christian Fellowship Baptist Church -- “The Historic Paradox of Black Religion”

When the Lord said, “I have observed the misery of my people who are in Egypt; I have heard their cry on account of their taskmasters. Indeed, I know their sufferings, and I have come down to deliver them from the Egyptians, and them to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey, to the country of the Cananites, the Hittites, the Amorites , the Perizzites, the Hivites and the Jebusites. (Exodus 3.7-8 NRSV)

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