Pentecostal Denomination Celebrates and Reaffirms Women In Ministry

During the 100th International Assembly of the Church of God of Prophecy in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Bishop Sam N. Clements, general overseer, opened his biennial address by giving honor and celebrating the roles of women in both speaking and serving ministries. “Even though Jesus choose 12 men to be with Him, women were a vital part…

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Ministry Life Planning

XXV.      Ministry Life Planning RATIONALE: This item is a resolution of practical action derived from the resolution on Generational Assimilation. We recommend: That page 127, S32. STATE OVERSEER, VI. Duties and Authorities, Item 22, be added so as to read: That each state/regional office conduct an annual Ministry Life Planning Training event covering the issues and…

Throwback Thursday: Ordaining Women Bishops to the Ministry – A Discussion on Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016

Church of God General Assembly, Nashville 2016 “….all ordained ministers 25 years of age and older and ordained bishops…” Rationale: “This motion seeks to affirm the value of a new generation of ministers by giving them voice and vote in shaping the future mission, vision, and core values of the Church of God. It also expands…

Church of God General Assembly 2018 Agenda: Requirements of Applicants for Ministry

General Requirements of Applicants for Ministry RATIONALE: This motion seeks to change the current process of credentialing for exhorters and ordained ministers outside the United States and Canada to allow for a stronger sense of identity with the national Church of God where they will serve. The introductory level of credentialing could be expedited by…