Entries by Brantley Watson

The Silver Lining in Suffering

We all have those days in our lives that live in infamy. For me, the most infamous is March 14, 2014, the day I learned my mother had been diagnosed with breast cancer. It was the weakest day of my life. My thoughts were uncontrollable, as were my tears. It still stings to look back […]

COGIC, First Tennessee partner to provide financial counseling

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) The Church of God in Christ’s world headquarters at the historic Mason Temple in Memphis will soon be home to free financial literacy counseling for consumers, small business leaders and entrepreneurs, courtesy of First Tennessee Bank. First Tennessee will provide a full-time, on-site Operation HOPE financial counselor who will offer seminars and […]

COGIC donates $50,000 to Louisiana Flood Victims

Originally posted on Christian Newswire MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 19, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ — Church of God in Christ (COGIC) churches devastated by the recent flooding in Louisiana will receive assistance from COGIC Charities. COGIC Charities has committed $50,000 to help COGIC churches in the Southern Louisiana area hit by the recent flooding. The funds will […]

Jordan, Black Athletes Aim to Smooth Racial Tensions

NBA legend Michael Jordan is the latest in a string of black athletes that have used their platform to speak out about racial tensions in America, namely between black men and law enforcement. On Monday, the usually cautious Jordan, penned a letter that was featured on sports and social commentary website The Undefeated. “As a […]

COGIC Statement on Nice Attacks

On Thursday evening, as families peacefully celebrated Bastille Day, a terrorist attack once again affected the lives of many in the European country of France, this time in the city of Nice, On behalf of the Church of God In Christ, we strongly condemn the actions of those responsible for this attack. Our thoughts and […]

8 Verses to Help You Through Suffering

A story about a recent tragedy has been populating my Facebook news feed over the past week. Over and over, I see the photo of a young black family. In the photo, a father and mother stand on a playground. A blue slide and yellow monkey bars serve as the backdrop for the photo. The father holds […]

Let WestA Cater Your Memorial Day BBQ!

Allow the West Angeles Food Service staff to prepare YOUR BBQ ribs, chicken and/or hot links for the Memorial Day celebration! Stop by the Crystal Room following service for more information and to place your order. Ribs: $15 per slab Chicken: (whole $14 – half $7) Links: $2 each.

New Members Welcome, March 31

NEW MEMBERS We welcome all new members to join us for our New Member’s Orientation, where anyone can begin the process of becoming a member at West Angeles Church. Come out and join us in a brief time of fellowship, food and information on Thursday, March 31 at 6 p.m. in the Crystal Room.