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CLGI Leadership

Meet the founder, jurisdictional bishops, and presiding elder of The Church of the Living God International, Inc.

Board of Directors

Dr. Joseph White, D.D., DMin

Founder & Presiding Bishop Emeritus
First Jurisdiction, South American Jurisdiction

Dr. White has been preaching the gospel since 1969. He is the pastor of the Pool of Bethesda in Columbus, Ohio and travels to the churches in the organization. He teaches a biblical seminar at the Conferences and other events throughout the organization. The seminar notes are also transcribed and available for your personal study.

Bishop Mary M. Butler

Central States Jurisdiction, North Carolina Pre-Jurisdiction

Pool of Bethesda, Columbus, Ohio

Bishop Martha L. Edwards

Pacific Northwest Jurisdition

New Beginning, Lithonia, Georgia

Bishop William Lee III

European Jurisdiction

New Full Gospel, Germany

Bishop Charles D. Smith

Gulf Coast Jurisdiction

Promise, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Bishop Royshel Richardson

Northeast Jurisdiction

Indian Head Worship Center, Indian Head, Maryland

Bishop James Johnson

Southeast Jurisdiction

Augusta  Worship Center, Augusta, Georgia

Presiding Elders

Elder Philemeen Mangal

Suriname/French Ghana Jurisdiction

Eben-Haezer, Suriname


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