The rise of Pentecostalism in America in the early 1900s is explored in this course. The history of William Seymour, the Azusa Street revival, the life of Bishop Charles Harrison Mason, and the beginnings of the Church of God in Christ are some of the topics covered. The textbook for this course is Make Room for the Holy Ghost, by Elder Mack C. Mason, International President of the Charles Harrison Mason Historical Society. This course is held during the Sunday school hour. (Instructor, Missionary Judith A. Powell, MA)
This course covers the doctrinal tenets of the Church of God in Christ. We also discuss doctrinal similarities and differences to other church organizations. Topics in this course include: the Bible, man, God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Ghost, the baptism of the Holy Ghost, salvation, angels, divine healing, and the ordinances of the church: the Lord’s Supper (also known of Holy Communion), feet-washing, and water baptism. This course is held during the Sunday school hour, and alternates semesters with History of Pentecostalism.
(Instructor, Missionary Judith A. Powell, MA)