The 111th Annual Assembly will begin on Tuesday, August 23rd at 6:30 PM and will conclude Sunday, August 28th immediately following the afternoon session.
The program for this year's General Assembly is not currently available for download. The program will be available for download within the coming months.
"Keeping Our Focus Right" was the sermon topic ministered by Joseph Hill during the closing session of the Assembly.
Anthony Dyer preaches, and Robert F. Strong Sr. leads the Sunday School program during the Sunday morning session.
The annual youth program was led by Dustin Hays.
Betty Bishop leads the Assembly in the Women's Missionary Band program.
The Assembly Band Movement program and the ordination service highlighted this session.
Progress reports from Africa, Asia, and Europe and the annual healing service were the highlights of the Friday evening session.
Friday afternoon featured the Bible Training Institute program led by Ray D. Dupre.
Juan Pimentel blesses the Assembly with a message entitled "If You Have a Divine Revelation of The Church, Show It." General Overseer Oscar Pimentel ministers in his annual address.
The Parade of Nations and World Mission program highlights the Thursday evening session. A mighty move of God swept throughout the Assembly in a mighty way.
The assembly is blessed with a special song by the national and state overseers. A report of the Overseers Meeting was given by James Horne. Oscar Pimentel was selected as General Overseer.
Thursday morning session featured the progress reports from Mexico, Central, & South America and a sermon by Kim Taylor.
The annual CPMA program, led by Melvin Byers, was the highlight of the Wednesday evening session of the Assembly.
The Lord blesses the Assembly during a special time of prayer and the Evangelism program directed by E. Roger Ammons.
A message by David Risch and progress reports from North America and the Caribbean Islands.
The opening session of this annual assembly began with a sermon by James Smith and a season of prayer.
The Purpose and Authority of the General Assembly
While the General Assembly provides a forum for worship, fellowship, and unity of Spirit, its chief purpose is business, both doctrinal and practical. From the beginning it has been the expressly stated purpose of the Assembly to search the Scriptures for additional light and knowledge.
Facilities at Ridgecrest
The Annual Assembly will be held at Ridgecrest Conference Center near Asheville, North Carolina.
Ridgecrest Conference Center offers several lodging accomodations at its facility. Reserve your room for the Assembly today!
Situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Ridgecrest Conference Center is conveniently located in Black Mountain, NC off of Exit 66 on I-40.
Ridgecrest Conference Center offers many dining opportunities on its campus. This benefit allows delegates to enjoy meals and fellowship on the same campus as the auditorium.
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In the News
God's favor at the 110th Annual Assembly is reported by the Cleveland Daily Banner
Bishop Oscar Pimentel was selected by the Holy Ghost to serve the Church as General Overseer.
The local newspaper in Cleveland, TN shares details of the upcoming General Assembly.
Due to the magnitude of the upcoming Assembly, financial assistance is requested to bring in all of the National Overseers.