The 111th Annual Assembly will begin on Tuesday, August 23rd at 7:00 PM and will conclude Sunday, August 28th immediately following the afternoon session.
The detailed program of the 111th Annual Assembly can be downloaded in PDF format and can be viewed using the latest version of Adobe Reader. A downloadable ePub version is provided for users of mobile devices.
"Approving Things That Are Excellent- Love May Abound" was the sermon topic ministered by Sharon Griffin during the closing session of the Assembly.
Paul Horton 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.
Special songs and the annual healing service were the highlights of the Friday evening session.
Friday afternoon featured the Evangelism program led by E. Roger Ammons.
David Risch blesses the Assembly with a message entitled "Seek to Excel to the Edifying of the Church." 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 and a sermon by Dewayne Smith.
Thursday morning session featured the progress reports from Mexico, Central, & South America and a sermon by Serafin Pimentel.
The annual CPMA program, led by Earl Little, was the highlight of the Wednesday evening session of the Assembly.
The Lord blesses the Assembly with a sermon by James Horne and the BTI program directed by Ray Dupre.
Messages by Nathan Cox and Herman Ard as well as progress reports from North America and the Caribbean Islands blessed the Assembly.
The opening session of this annual assembly began with a sermon by Mitch Cameron 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
Local newspaper writes on the conclusion of the 111th General Assembly.
The Cleveland Daily Banner reports on the upcoming General Assembly!
The 111th General Assembly is rapidly approaching, and we are anticipating a great outpouring of the Spirit of God.
God's favor at the 110th Annual Assembly is reported by the Cleveland Daily Banner