The Church of God of Prophecy 56th Biennial National Convention | Conference 2019

Thursday August 1, 2019 - Saturday August 3, 2019

“For I am not Ashamed of the Good News about Christ.  It is the power of God at work saving everyone who believes, the Jew first and also the Gentile.” Romans 1:16 NLT

CONFERENCE HOST AND GUEST SPEAKERS

Bishop Woodroe Thompson

Bishop Woodroe Thompson

National Administrative Overseer – Eastern Canada (Host Overseer)

Woodroe Thompson is the National Bishop for the Church of God of 
Prophecy – Eastern Canada, overseeing 32 churches. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Tyndale University College and Seminary in Toronto Ontario Canada.

Involved in ministry for more than 30 years, his experiences range from youth ministry to pastoral ministry. He served 18 years as senior pastor of North Park Worship Centre in Brampton, Ontario, and hosted the CTS television program, “Nite Lite Live” for several years. Among other awards, Bishop Thompson is the recipient of the inaugural “Men of Excellence” award from the Canada Glass Awards, Canada’s leading gospel awards show, which recognizes achievements in the Canadian Christian, Inspirational, Jazz, and Urban music market. He has also received the National Heroes Memorial Award, from the Canadian Jamaican Diaspora Christian Alliance.
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Bishop Tim Coalter

Bishop Tim Coalter

General Presbyter North America (COGOP)

Bishop Tim Coalter serves as the General Presbyter of North America Ministries for the Church of God of Prophecy. He is a leader of leaders, giving oversight to twenty-six state/regional overseers who connect directly with more than 1700 local churches throughout the US and Canada.

He has given himself to full-time ministry since 1979, having served in the pastorate for 27 years before his appointment as state overseer of South Carolina where he served until his selection as North America General Presbyter in 2014. Bishop Coalter also serves on a number of boards and committees, most recently having been selected to serve as a member of the Executive Committee for the PCCNA (Pentecostal Charismatic Churches of North America).

Tim and his wife Kelly have been blessed with three children and eight grandchildren.

Bishop Kirk Rising

Bishop Kirk Rising

International Youth Director (COGOP)

Kirk Rising serves as International Youth Director for the Church of God of Prophecy. In his 28-year ministry, he has served as state youth director of Hawaii and North Carolina. He has served as youth pastor and as missionary to the countries of Germany and French Polynesia (Tahiti) in the South Pacific.

Kirk studied business administration at the University of South Carolina. His business career includes owner of High Rise Sports and serving as head coach of the French Polynesia, Olympic-qualifying basketball program in Tahiti.

CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Saturday AM

 

Living with Dementia | Alzheimer Society

(Alzheimer Society): Over 747, 000 Canadians are living with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Worldwide, at least 44 million people are living with dementia, making this disease a global health crisis that must be addressed. read more

Sharing the Truth in Love | Dr. Rev Mark Lawrence

(How to relate to people of other faiths). The dominant philosophy regarding religious truths in the world today is Pluralism. Religious pluralism is held by rejecting the Christian claim to possess absolute truth. read more

How can I share my Faith in a Hostile Culture | Pastor Alezy [French]

We live in culture that views Christians as extremist and irrelevant to society. In this workshop, we will look at some cultural engagement tools to use to share our faith in this hostile climate . read more

How should Christians use social media? | Junior Smith, Digital Pastor

Social media has changed our world. There are currently approximately 1 billion active users on Facebook alone with other networks such as Instagram, Twitter, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Pinterest, representing hundreds of millions of users. read more

 

CONFERENCE VENUE

Global Kingdom Ministries

1250 Markham Road, Scarborough, ON M1H 2Y9 

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