|The Church of God In Christ Jesus, Apostolic, Inc.
[HTML]The Church of God in Christ Jesus, Apostolic, Inc., of which Bibleway Church is an affiliate, was founded by Bishop Randolph A. Carr. He presided over this Organization from 1945 until his death in 1970. He pastored Rehoboth Church in Baltimore, MD. The 2nd presiding bishop of this Organization, Bishop William S. Barnes,Sr., presided from 1970 until his death in 1987. He pastored St. Paul Apostolic Church in Baltimore, MD. The 3rd and current presiding bishop, Bishop William J. Faison, pastor of Bibleway Church, has presided since 1987.
The COGICJ,A,Inc. has more than 50 churches throughout the United States, Canada, Jamaica, Bermuda, and the West Indies. The Chairman of the Board of Bishops is Bishop William S. Barnes, Jr. Bishop Barnes resides in Baltimore, MD and is the pastor of Emmanuel Apostolic Church. The General Secretary, Evangelist Evelyn Brown, resides in Norfolk, VA and is a member of Bibleway Church.[/HTML]