This week, the General Presbyters of the COGOP have been in Cleveland, TN from around the world for their bi-annual meeting. These meetings have been punctuated by tragedy and difficulties, but successful. At the beginning of the General Presbyters meeting, Bishop Felix Santiago, the General Presbyter of Central America suffered a heart attack and was hospitalized in Knoxville. Bishop Miguel Mojica, General Presybter of South America was hospitalized in Cleveland for a heart-related issue.
General Overseer, Bishop Randall Howard's father, Deacon Frank Howard passed away.
In the face of all these events, the meetings carried on and business has continued for thus world-wide movement. This week the BDP Committee, F&S Committee, Global Outreach Committee, Administrative Committee, and TC Board met with the General Presbyters to continue the work of the church.