77th INTERNATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2018-2020 ELECTIONS and APPOINTMENTS (STATE OVERSEERS)

This document is identical to the printed book distributed on Friday, August 3, 2018, following the evening service of the 77th International General Assembly. This document will be updated with final appointments to boards and committees not listed herein. The release will take place electronically on Monday, August 20, 2018. Click to download and read:…

Throwback Thursday: 75th Church of God International General Assembly: Historic Encounters, Hints of What Lies Ahead

by Tony Richie Official church historians consider the Church of God (Cleveland, TN USA) the oldest continuing, and one of the largest, Pentecostal ecclesial organizations in the world. It dates back to 1886 with roots in the Unicoi Mountains of Eastern Tennessee and Western North Carolina. It considers itself more of a movement than a…

Throwback Thursday: Use of the Term “Bishop” for State/Regional/National or International Offices: Discussion on Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016 Agenda

Currently, the item is under referral for further study to be presented as a report at next assembly. Apart from its historical usage in the tradition and current IRS church related rulings, the item relates to the following issues currently in discussion as presented to the International General Council in four year increments: Titles for all Ranks of Ministry  (as related to…

77th International General Assembly of the Church of God

In just a few weeks, we will gather in Orlando for the 77th International General Assembly of the Church of God. Not only are we expecting anointed worship and preaching, but we will have some thirty items to address during the General Council business sessions, as well as additional motions and resolutions that come from the…