ALTAR MINISTRYTo respond with justice and compassion to anyone who, after hearing the Preached Word of God, responds to the altar call with the intention of receiving salvation; to serve as intercessors, mentors and spiritual counselors in assisting others in becoming a spirit filled member of the body of Christ and our Church family.Coach: Cindy Cain
ASSIMILATION TEAMGod has given each of you a gift from his great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another." 1 Peter 4:10 Are YOU Connected? Everyone has a unique gift to share in the building of God's Kingdom. Find out how you can Get Connected to a COP ministry. Don’t forget to find out what your spiritual gifts are. Let's Do Church As A Team!Coach: Kamieka HairstonContact: Assimilation@centerofpraise.net
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AUDIO TEAMWe ensure all aspects of sound function at optimum levels, record celebrations and Bible studies. We are also available for special events upon requests. Coach: Emmanuel MartinezContact: Audio@centerofpraise.net
BOOKS AND CD'S (The Store)Sermon CDs, books and other resource materials are available through The Store located in the Fellowship Hall. Coach: Telle King
CARE TEAMWe will support our Pastor and fulfill God’s calling by administering and caring for the Congregation. Coach: Michael and Carol StanfordContact: CareTeam@centerofpraise.net
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY (ages 3 mos. to 12 yrs.)We minister to the spiritual needs of children through comprehensive children’s programs. Sunday School is offered during our Sunday morning Celebrations and Bible Study is offered Thursday evening during Adult Bible Studies.
Coach: Minister Isaac GriffinContact: ChildrensMinistry@centerofpraise.net
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CHOIR (FOCUS Ministries)FOCUS Ministries is comprised of the Music, Theater Arts, and Dance of COP. Our mission is to encourage and guide the congregation in worship, praise and loving God, corporately and individually, through music and other creative arts, prayer and exhortation.Coach: Pastors Elett Ricks-Chambers/Aladrian ElmoreContact: FOCUS@centerofpraise.net
DANCE NETWORK (Motions of Praise)We minister in worship through dance. Team members also study the Bible and fellowship together.Coach: LaSandra Edwards/Grace OsborneContact: Dance@centerofpraise.net
ENTREPRENEUR MINISTRY (Living Stones)
Living Stones Ministries believes that empowerment and success are a direct result of spiritual alignment with the Word of God. Our entire ministry team is committed to equipping people with the tools for effective personal and professional resource management. We welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver to you our best, as unto our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!
Coach: Pastor Chyrell EnglishContact: LivingStones@centerofpraise.netGo to COP Resource Network
The Events Team directs the planning and coordination of special events requested by the COP Administrative Office. The Events team will assist COP Coaches, as well as advise on: -Event Planning -Coordinating Logistical Needs -Marketing -Venue Selection
Coach: OpenContact: Events@centerofpraise.net
FLOOR COORDINATIONThe floor coordinators ensure all ministry team members are in position and on time throughout each celebration and event.Coach: Joshua SmithContact: FloorCoordinators@centerofpraise.net
GREETERS MINISTRY TEAM (First Embrace)We greet all church members and guests as they enter the Cathedral for Celebrations and other events; distribute bulletins and other materials as instructed; help to prepare, serve and clean up for social gatherings such as weddings, home goings and other events. Coach: Olivine Roberts
Legacy Giving is planned giving that allows you to donate a monetary gift to COP. It is a great way to ensure that your gift is received income tax-free. COP can use it immediately, without the hassle of probate, to pay down the debt, to expand daily operations, or to make any number of new opportunities possible. It can provide sustainable revenue now and for the future. Your information is CONFIDENTIAL! Simply click on the email link below and leave your contact information.
Coach: Gloria Ransom
MARRIAGE ENRICHMENT MINISTRYThe Marriage Enrichment Ministry Team is dedicated to the development, enrichment, and prosperity of marriages by providing godly instruction, good fellowship, and confidential counseling to married couples.Coach: Quintin and Rebecca LewisContact: Marriage.Enrichment@centerofpraise.net
This ministry will introduce men to the foundational principles of Kingdom Living and Design; engage men in conversations relative to their spiritual, family, ministry, and career goals; and, actively engage men in the activity of the local church ministry.
Coach: Pastor Curtis Parker
MINISTERIAL ALLIANCEThe Ministerial Alliance is comprised of Minister’s of Center of Praise Ministries who assist the pastor in the celebration services, the Lords Supper and other responsibilities as assigned by the pastor. Ministerial Alliance is available to minister to the needs of the general congregation.Coach: Minister Karen WallaceContact: Ministers@centerofpraise.net
Our mission at Center of Praise focuses on training, sending, and multiplying disciples of Christ through worshiping, learning, and serving together. Our discipleship groups, called OmniGroups, take new and seasoned believers through our core curriculum called the OmniFactor, and our constant curriculum based on the Sunday sermons. OmniGroups provide a setting for deeper discussions and applied learning where the lessons are factored into each person’s life.
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Coach: Pastor Jonathan “Jonno” Strickling Contact: SmallGroups@centerofpraise.net
OUTREACH MINISTRYWe minister to people unconditionally, and pray for their physical and spiritual needs, touching lives and showing mercy and grace that all Christians deserve by sharing God's plan of salvation.Coach: Pastor Kimberly StokesContact: Outreach@centerofpraise.net
PARKING MINISTRYThe Parking Team ensures a safe and welcoming experience to all who come to COP by monitoring traffic and directing pedestrians across the crosswalks during Sunday Services and events at the church. We also monitor traffic going into our church parking lot.Coach: OpenContact: ParkingMinistry@centerofpraise.net
The Scholarship Ministry is committed to working diligently to raise funds for our High School and College students. We are dedicated this mission.
Coach: Juanita Gay
SECURITY DETAIL TEAMWe provide a safe environment for the Pastor and congregation by maintaining an environment conducive for praise and worship and the continued study of the Word.Coach: Guillermo TorresContact: Security@centerofpraise.net
SENIORS MINISTRY (Glory Angels)
We enjoy studying the Word of God and celebrate the purpose God has for seniors. This is a vibrant group of senior saints. We stand as an example for our church family ensuring that godly conduct is perpetrated throughout the congregation. Coach: Mother Joycie LewisContact: Seniors@centerofpraise.net
SINGLES MINISTRY (Radiant Living)We are a community of Christian Singles from diverse cultures and backgrounds that are on a passionate daily pursuit to follow Christ. We are a ministry that inter-connects singles of all ages and status: Never Married, Divorced, Widow or Single Parent through the process of strengthening spiritual growth and healing. We fellowship and celebrate seasons of singleness while focusing on living radiant Christ centered lives."But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and His righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you" Matthew 6:33 KJV Coach: Angela LovestContact: Radiant@centerofpraise.netGo to Radiant Living Page
SOCIAL MEDIAWe oversee all social media including Center of Praise Ministries on FaceBook and Tweeter. We support all celebrations and events, liaison with local radio stations, magazines and newspapers to promote these events to the community. We promote redemption, justice, and empowerment for all people.Coach: Larishia S. JohnsonContact: SocialMedia@centerofpraise.net
THEATER ARTS MINISTRY (TAM)We minister in celebrations through dramatic presentations.Coach: Melinda Wilson RameyContact: TAM@centerofpraise.net
TRANSPORTATION MINISTRYThe Transportation Ministry provides safe transportation for COP Partners who wish to attend Celebrations who would otherwise not be able to attend. We also provide vehicles and transportation for COP Ministry Teams when they travel. Coach: Winnie LanierContact: Transportation@centerofpraise.net
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USHERS MINISTRY We facilitate the orderly flow of people entering and exiting the sanctuary, maintaining order during Celebrations to prevent disturbances that would hinder the flow of the Holy Spirit. Coach: Carolyn PompeyContact: Ushers@centerofpraise.net
VISUAL ARTS MINISTRYThis ministry facilitates praise and worship through visual displays on the overhead screens utilizing, computer software programs, and graphics. We are also responsible for the lighting during celebrations and other events held in the sanctuary.Contact: VATeam@centerofpraise.net
Preparation for your wedding ceremony, rehearsals, facility usage, etc., are handled by the Wedding Coordinators.Coach: Karen Morris
WOMAN II WOMAN A gathering of women 18 and up who meet once a month to learn biblical principals to everyday questions and issues. We are developing Christ-centered women for home and ministry. Coach: Dianna LovelaceContact: WiseLady1@centerofpraise.net
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YOUNG ADULTS MINISTRY (Ages 18-30 yrs.)
An applicable ministry that encourages young adults to live out the WORD of God in their lives. This ministry seeks to develop and grow the spiritual lives of young men and women while empowering and equipping them to reach the world through innovative means of evangelism and discipleship.
Coach: Sabur and Ashley Karim-Kincey
YOUTH MINISTRY (Middle School)
OMNI Middle School Ministry teaches our Middle School Youth to grow in strength and acts of justice by gaining the knowledge of God’s Word, living a Christ-like lifestyle and engaging in individual and group activities. OMNI Middle School Ministry will use it's power to reach their neighborhoods, schools, communities and ultimately impact the world for Jesus Christ.
Coach: Darren Bowie
YOUTH MINISTRY (High School)Our young people are encouraged to have a PERSONAL relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. We desire to see our youth excited about sharing their love for God with others and what He has done and is doing in their life. The network is designed to meet their spiritual and physical needs.
Coach: Isaac GriffinContact: Youth@centerofpraise.netLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter
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