The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) is a Pentecostal Holiness Christian denomination with a predominantly African-American membership. With nearly five million members in the United States and 12,000 congregations, it is the largest Pentecostal church and the fifth largest Christian church in the U.S. Internationally, COGIC can be found in more than 60 nations. Its worldwide membership is estimated to be between six and eight million members. There are more than 15,000 COGIC congregations found throughout the world.
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... was begun in the early 20th century, is issued bi-weekly from the church headquarters in Moundridge, Kansas ... In addition to the United States and Canada, the Church of God has established congregations and mission work in various countries in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, the ... In Canada, the church had 5,053 members, and worldwide membership was 22,565 ...
... The Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ is currently Bishop Charles E ... Blake ...
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