Our Foundation

The Church of God in Christ, Inc. (COGIC) is a Christian organization in the Holiness-Pentecostal tradition. It is the largest Pentecostal denomination in the United States.

About Us

On February 22, 2021 Bishop Anthony W. Gilyard was recommended for Jurisdictional Prelate and on February 26, 2021 the Presiding Bishop and General Board met and unanimously accepted the recommendation. He was appointed Pastor of Brown Memorial COGIC by Presiding Bishop and Chief Apostle of the COGIC, J. Drew Sheard on March 24, 2021. He still is currently the Pastor of Bethlehem Judah Christian Fellowship C.O.G.I.C., one church, two locations—Elizabeth N.J. and Willingboro N.J.

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Our Mission

To Provide guidance, love and fellowship that will Inspire, Equip and Serve people.

Members that have Transitioned

Bishop Matthew Williams, Former Jurisdictional Prelate, Southwestern Florida Jurisdiction & General Board Member

Mother Alberta Baker, Former Southwestern Florida Jurisdiction C.O.G.I.C. Supervisor of Women

2021 Virtual Church Leaders, Workers and Laity Conference

Our Founder

Charles Harrison Mason

Charles Harrison Mason Sr. (September 8, 1864 – November 17, 1961) was an American Pentecostal–Holiness Pastor and Minister. He was the founder and First Senior Bishop of the Church of God in Christ, based in Memphis, Tennessee

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What We Believe

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