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CLGI Leadership

Meet the founder, jurisdictional bishops, and presiding elders

Board of Directors

Dr. Joseph White, D.D., DMin

Founder & Presiding Bishop Emeritus
First Jurisdiction, South America Jurisdiction

Pool of Bethesda, Columbus, Ohio

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 James W. Johnson

Southeast Jurisdiction
Augusta  Worship Center, Augusta, Georgia

Bishop William Lee III

European Jurisdiction
New Full Gospel, Germany

Bishop Richard L. Leary, Jr.

Southwest Jurisdiction
Word of Life, Copperas Cove, Texas

Bishop Royshel Richardson

Northeast Jurisdiction
Indian Head Worship Center, Indian Head, Maryland

Bishop Charles D. Smith

Gulf Coast Jurisdiction
Promise, Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Presiding Elders

Elder Philemeen Mangal

Suriname/French Ghana Jurisdiction
Eben-Haezer, Suriname


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