Entries by Antoinette R. Banks

AIM to Inspire

The Youth Department is pleased to announcement its first online donation campaign and we need you! Each year, the Church of God in Christ, Inc., hosts an annual summer convention called Auxiliaries In Ministry (AIM), geared toward leadership training, spiritual growth, education, World Missions training, and fellowship. This convention will be held in Tampa, Florida this […]

Lord, Send a Revival

As the World Mission’s Conference has come to a close, where Bishop Mathews ushered in the Spirit of the Lord and brought the house down, Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. has felt led to bring back Bishop Mathews with a two-night revival in the North Campus Sanctuary. On Monday, April 20 and Tuesday, April 21, at 7:00p.m., […]

I Cried in the Middle of Starbucks: Autism Awareness Month

Below is a previously published diary entry from West Angeles Web Team member Antoinette Banks, whose daughter, Nevaeh, is on the autism spectrum. We revisit the post in honor of Autism Awareness Month. — Dear Diary, They said she would never be fully self-dependent. They said she would never speak. They said she would need […]


World Missions Conference

The West Angeles World Missions Board of Directors cordially invites you to worship with us during our 20th World Missions Conference. The World Missions Board has selected a theme of “Building the Body of Christ In Unity.” Our theme scripture is Ephesians 4: 11-13. Our intent is to create cultural sensitivity so that we can […]


What is Palm Sunday?

What exactly is Palm Sunday? Why do we celebrate it? What are we celebrating? Well, here’s a brief history… At the time of Jesus, the Roman Empire was in control of Jerusalem. The enslaved people looked to a new king or hardened warrior to liberate them, but God had other plans. He blessed the people […]

Critical Topics Discussed at Inaugural Pentecostal Leaders Summit

February 23, 2015 (Los Angeles, CA)-Leaders from six global Pentecostal denominations, representing over 90 million members combined, recently met in Los Angeles to discuss a wide range of international and domestic topics. The Pentecostal Leaders Summit convened for three days last week in Los Angeles, California, to discuss a number of topics including the effects […]