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Welcome to Church of God by Faith, Inc.

Holy Spirit – Radical Obedience – Impact

- Greetings from our Presiding Bishop, Bishop James E. McKnight, Jr. -

2018 Summer Convention Registration


August 9th – 12th, 2018


Hyatt Regency Orlando
Orlando, FL

Hotel Accommodations

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Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Pastors' and Ministers' Retreat 2018


April 30, 2018 - May 4, 2018


Orange Lake Resort
Orlando, FL

Retreat Registration

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Our Leadership

  • Executive Council
  • District Elders
  • Ministry Directors

Executive Council

Ruling Elder James E. McKnight, Jr.Bishop
James E. McKnight, Jr.
Presiding Bishop

Bishop James E. McKnight, Sr.Bishop
James E. McKnight, Sr.
Bishop Emeritus

Ruling Elder David C. RourkRuling Elder
David C. Rourk
Executive Secretary

Ruling Elder Horace N. Turner, Sr.Ruling Elder
Horace N. Turner, Sr.
Executive Treasurer

Ruling Elder James T. WareRuling Elder
James T. Ware
Executive Council Member

Ruling Elder James WilliamsRuling Elder
James Williams
Executive Council Member

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Meet our District Elders

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Meet our Ministry Directors

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Our Fellowship

  • Our Beliefs
  • Our History
  • Our Mission & Core Values
image Our Beliefs

Our Beliefs

We believe in one eternally existent, infinite God, sovereign of the universe. He only is God, creative and administrative, Holy in nature attributes and purpose. He as God, is first in the Godhead, an essential being, revealed as Father, Son and the Holy Spirit.

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A History of Church of God by Faith

image "Daddy" John Bright Founder, Moderator

image Bishop Aaron
Mathews, Sr.
Founder, Bishop

image Evangelist
Nathaniel Scippio
Founder, National Evangelist

image Hubert Steadman Founder, Executive Secretary

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Our Mission & Core Values

Ocala Temple Renovation

COGBF Financial Solutions

Plant 50 New Churches

COGBF Technology 2.0

Prayer & Outreach

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Church Locator

Our Districts

  • Alabama +

    Ruling Elder Horace N. Turner, Sr. Read More
  • Atlanta-Birmingham Region +

    District Elder Ronnie Roberts Read More
  • Central Georgia +

    District Elder Charlie Smith Read More
  • Daytona Beach +

    District Elder Alonzo Smith, Jr. Read More
  • Florida East Coast +

    District Elder John Robinson, III Read More
  • Gainesville +

    District Elder Willie McKnight Read More
  • Jacksonville +

    District Elder Harry Johnson Read More
  • Miami +

    District Elder Jimmie McDuffie Read More
  • Northeastern New York +

    District Elder James Bivens Read More
  • Northwestern New York +

    District Elder Reginald Daymon Read More
  • Ocala +

    Ruling Elder James Ware Read More
  • Palatka +

    District Elder Phillip Thomas Read More
  • South Carolina +

    District Elder Mack Wilson Read More
  • South Florida +

    District Elder Herbert Green, Jr. Read More
  • South Georgia +

    District Elder Larry Coffee Read More
  • Tampa West Coast +

    Ruling Elder James E. Williams Read More
  • West Region +

    District Elder Alfonso Boone Read More
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