Entries by Karen Lascaris

Bishop Blake Discusses Financial Literacy and a New COGIC Partnership

EXCITING NEWS! The Church of God In Christ is partnering with John Hope Bryant and OPERATION HOPE to edify the community with financial literacy, as part of the COGIC Urban Initiatives.   Since its inception, OPERATION HOPE has served more than 2.5 million individuals, teaching the building blocks of financial literacy and directing more than $1.8 billion in private capital […]

TONIGHT: Join Us for a Powerful Time of Prayer

Please join the West Angeles Prayer Ministry tonight for A SPECIAL TIME OF PRAYER in conjunction with the Annual January Consecration 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM At the WEST ANGELES NORTH CAMPUS Address: 3045 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016 Phone: (323) 733-8300  for more information.  Please bring a friend, and remember: “IN THIS CHANGING WORLD, LET US […]

President Obama Bids Farewell to the American People

“…The greatest among you should be like the youngest, and the one who rules like the one who serves” – Luke 22:26  “His story is the American story — values from the heartland, a middle-class upbringing in a strong family, hard work and education as the means of getting ahead, and the conviction that a […]

The Extraordinary the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“…‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the law and the prophets depend on these two commandments” -Matthew 22:39-40 (NET )  Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the greatest leaders in world history. Dr. King led a nonviolent movement in the late 1950s-60s, which began in the African American communities of the segregated south. Its […]

New Year’s Day Sermon: The Time of Restoration

On New Year’s Day at West Angeles Church of God In Christ, the Holy Spirit was in the place as Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. delivered a prophetic sermon for 2017, “This is the Time of Restoration.” The West Angeles Cathedral was filled to the rafters and pulsated with shouts of high praise as […]

Watch Night: Position Yourself to Advance

Evangelist Joyce Rodgers, COGIC’s International Youth Department leader, delivered an exciting, encouraging, and always prophetic Word for 2017 at West Angeles Church of God In Christ’s Watch Night Celebration.  Evangelist Joyce L. Rodgers’ Watch Night sermon titled, “Position Yourself to Advance” encouraged the saints to move forward in 2017 with confidence in Jesus, even in the midst […]

Consecration: 7 Tips for Fasting Success

We’re entering the first week of the annual West Angeles January Consecration! If you’ve never fasted, or you need a little inspiration to get you started, here are 7 tips to help make your fast a successful one. Millions of Christians throughout the world begin the New Year with a period of consecration, extended prayer […]

2017 Consecration Calendar and Guidelines

Consecrate yourselves, therefore, and be holy, for I am the Lord your God – Leviticus 20:7 January is Consecration Month for the Church of God In Christ. To consecrate means “to declare” or “to set apart; to be removed from.” In some definitions, the word consecrate means “to hallow” or “to make vulnerable.” In the above scripture, […]

Watch Night: A Historic Time of Reflection and Renewal

Millions around the world are making preparations to celebrate the coming of the New Year. It is often seen as a joyful time, traditionally brought in by many by attending formal parties, church services, and choruses of ‘Auld Lang Syne.’ Unfortunately, the significance and historic symbolism of New Year’s Eve has been overshadowed in recent […]