List of Jurisdictions of the Church of God in Christ

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This is a list of all the officially recognized jurisdictions affiliated and associated with the Church of God in Christ, Inc. (COGIC) that are led by the different bishops of the C.O.G.I.C. denomination.

United States[edit]

Alabama[edit]

  • Alabama First Jurisdiction
  • Alabama Second Jurisdiction
  • Alabama Third Jurisdiction

Alaska[edit]

  • Historic Alaska Jurisdiction

Arizona[edit]

  • Arizona Jurisdiction

Arkansas[edit]

  • Arkansas First Jurisdiction
  • Arkansas Second Jurisdiction
  • Arkansas Third Jurisdiction
  • Arkansas Fourth Jurisdiction

California[edit]

  • California Evangelical Jurisdiction
  • California Metropolitan
  • California North Central
  • California North West
  • California Northern Second
  • California "NorCal" Metro
  • California Northern First
  • California Northeast
  • California Southern First
  • California Southern Evangelistic
  • California Southern Second
  • California Southern Third
  • California Southern Fourth
  • California Southern Metro
  • California Southwest
  • California Valley
  • California Western

Colorado[edit]

  • Colorado Jurisdiction

Connecticut[edit]

  • Connecticut First Jurisdiction
  • Connecticut Second Jurisdiction
  • Connecticut New England Jurisdiction

Delaware[edit]

  • Delaware Jurisdiction

District of Columbia[edit]

  • Washington, D.C. Jurisdiction

Florida[edit]

  • Florida Central
  • Florida Central Second Jurisdiction
  • Florida Eastern
  • Florida Northwest
  • Florida Sixth
  • Florida Southern
  • Florida Southwest
  • Florida Western

Georgia[edit]

  • Georgia North Central
  • Georgia Northern First
  • Georgia Northern Second
  • Georgia South Central
  • Georgia Southeast
  • Georgia Southern First
  • Georgia Southern Second
  • Western Georgia Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction-Bishop John Thomas [1]
  • Georgia Metro

Hawaii[edit]

  • Hawaii State Jurisdiction

Idaho[edit]

  • Idaho Jurisdiction

Illinois[edit]

  • Historic Illinois First
  • Illinois Third
  • Illinois Fifth East
  • Illinois Sixth
  • Illinois Central
  • Illinois Seventh
  • Illinois Midwest
  • Illinois Southeast
  • Illinois Northern
  • Illinois Southern
  • Illinois Fifth West

The moniker Historic on this list rightfully belongs to Illinois Northern, which is the earliest of all Illinois jurisdictions. It began in 1919. The second oldest is Southern which began in 1947. Illinois First actually began in 1955 as Central Illinois. The name was erroneously changed to First in 1968.

Indiana[edit]

  • Indiana First
  • Indiana Second
  • Indiana Third
  • Indiana "Indy" North Central

Iowa[edit]

  • Iowa Jurisdiction

Kansas[edit]

  • Kansas Central
  • Kansas East
  • Kansas Southwest

Kentucky[edit]

  • Kentucky First
  • Kentucky Second

Louisiana[edit]

  • Louisiana First
  • Louisiana East First
  • Louisiana East Second
  • Louisiana East Third
  • Louisiana Greater New Orleans

Maine[edit]

  • Maine Jurisdiction

Maryland[edit]

  • Maryland Central
  • Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Maryland Greater First

Massachusetts[edit]

  • Massachusetts First
  • Massachusetts Greater Jurisdiction
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Michigan[edit]

  • Michigan Great Lakes First - Bishop Michael Hill
  • Michigan Great Lakes Second - Bishop A. M. Smith
  • Michigan North Central - BISHOP J. DREW SHEARD - General Board Member, Church of God in Christ
  • Michigan Northeast - Bishop P A Brooks - General Board Member, Church of God in Christ
  • Michigan Northwest Harvest - Bishop Rance Allen
  • Michigan Southeast - BISHOP ROGER L. JONES, SR
  • Michigan Southwest Agape - Bishop Isaac King
  • Michigan Western - BISHOP NATHANIEL W. WELLS - General Board Member, Church of God in Christ
  • Michigan Southwest First - Bishop John H. Sheard
  • Michigan Soutwest Second - Bishop Earl J. Wright, Sr.
  • Michigan Southwest Third - BISHOP SAMUEL DUNCAN, JR.
  • Canadian-Michigan Jurisdiction - BISHOP ELTON A. LAWRENCE
  • Prelate, Ontario (Canada) Jurisdiction - BISHOP LIONEL B. RILEY

Minnesota[edit]

  • Minnesota Jurisdiction

Mississippi[edit]

  • Mississippi Northern
  • Mississippi Southern First
  • Mississippi Southern Second

Missouri[edit]

  • Missouri Eastern First
  • Missouri Eastern Second
  • Missouri Southeastern Third
  • Missouri Western First
  • Missouri Western Second

Montana[edit]

  • Montana Jurisdiction

Nebraska[edit]

  • Nebraska First Jurisdiction
  • Eastern Nebraska Jurisdiction

Nevada[edit]

  • Nevada First Jurisdiction
  • Nevada Northern First Jurisdiction

New Hampshire[edit]

  • New Hampshire Jurisdiction

New Jersey[edit]

  • New Jersey First
  • New Jersey Garden State
  • New Jersey Third
  • South Jersey

New Mexico[edit]

  • New Mexico Jurisdiction - Bishop James L'Keith Jones

New York[edit]

  • New York Eastern First-Bishop James H. Gaylord
  • New York Eastern Second
  • New York Eastern Third
  • New York Eastern Fourth
  • New York Southeast
  • New York Western First
  • New York Western Second

North Carolina[edit]

  • North Carolina Greater
  • North Carolina Second

North Dakota[edit]

  • North Dakota Jurisdictions

Ohio[edit]

  • Ohio Central East
  • Ohio Northeast
  • Ohio Northern First - Bishop Edward T. Cook
  • Ohio Northwest
  • Ohio Southern - Bishop F.E. Perry
  • Ohio West

Oklahoma[edit]

  • Oklahoma Northwest
  • Oklahoma Southeast

Oregon[edit]

  • Oregon First
  • Oregon Northwest

Pennsylvania[edit]

  • Pennsylvania Commonwealth
  • Pennsylvania Eastern
  • Pennsylvania Western First
  • Pennsylvania Western Second
  • Pennsylvania Keystone
  • Pennsylvania Koinonia

Rhode Island[edit]

  • Rhode Island Jurisdiction

South Carolina[edit]

South Carolina Jurisdiction

South Dakota Grand Junction Jurisdiction

Tennessee[edit]

  • Tennessee Central
  • Tennessee Eastern First
  • Tennessee Eastern Second
  • Tennessee Fourth
  • Tennessee Fifth
  • Tennessee Headquarters
  • Tennessee Southwest

Texas[edit]

  • Texas Central
  • Texas Eastern-Bishop J.E. Lee, Terrell, TX
  • Texas Lonestar Jurisdiction-Bishop Don V. Nobles Sr., Fort Worth, TX
  • Texas Northeast First
  • Texas Northeast Second
  • Texas Northeast Third
  • Texas Northwest
  • Texas South Central-Bishop P.E. Bryant Sr., Houston, TX
  • Texas Southeast First- Bishop Rufus Kyles Jr., Houston, TX
  • Texas Southeast Second - Bishop Ladell Thomas Jr., Harker Heights, TX
  • Texas Southeast Third-Bishop C.L. Bryant, Fort Worth, TX
  • Texas Southwest
  • Texas Western

Utah[edit]

  • Utah Jurisdiction

Vermont[edit]

  • Vermont Jurisdiction

Virginia[edit]

  • Virginia First-Bishop Ted G. Thomas, Sr., Prelate, General Board Member
  • Virginia Second-Bishop Samuel L. Green, Sr., Prelate, Former General Board Member
  • Virginia Third-Bishop L. E. Wills, Jr., Prelate
  • Virginia Fourth-Bishop Wesley G. Hardy, Prelate

Washington[edit]

Puget Sound District

Headquarters District

Greater Seattle First

West Virginia[edit]

West Virginia Jurisdiction

Wisconsin[edit]

  • Wisconsin First
  • Wisconsin Northwest
  • Wisconsin Third

Wyoming[edit]

  • Wyoming Jurisdiction

Canada[edit]

Michigan and Canada (Great Lakes)[edit]

  • Canada/Michigan Jurisdiction

Asia[edit]

  • Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Japan - Bishop Carl Hodges

Canada Western[edit]

  • Canada Western

Ontario[edit]

  • Canada Ontario

Africa[edit]

Congo[edit]

  • Congo Jurisdiction

Liberia[edit]

  • Liberia Jurisdiction

Malawi[edit]

  • Malawi Jurisdiction

Nigeria[edit]

  • Nigeria First Jurisdiction
  • Nigeria Southern
  • Nigeria West

West Ivory Coast[edit]

  • West Ivory Coast Jurisdiction

Rwanda[edit]

  • East African Rwandan Jurisdiction

Uganda[edit]

  • East African Ugandan Jurisdiction

South Africa[edit]

  • South African Jurisdiction

Bahamas[edit]

  • Bahamas Jurisdiction

Bishop T. L. Hanna

Barbados[edit]

  • Barbados Jurisdiction

Belize[edit]

Belize Jurisdiction

Bermuda[edit]

Bermuda Jurisdiction

Brazil[edit]

  • Brazil Jurisdiction

Bishop T. Rhone

Dominican Republic[edit]

  • Dominican Jurisdiction

India[edit]

  • India First
  • India Second
  • India Third Jurisdiction

Pakistan[edit]

  • Pakistan Jurisdiction

Jamaica[edit]

  • Jamaica Jurisdiction

Bishop Harold Haughton

Puerto Rico[edit]

  • Puerto Rico First

Philippines[edit]

  • Philippines Jurisdiction

References[edit]

"COGIC Women's Department Supervisors". Church of God in Christ, Inc. 

See also[edit]

[[Category:Church of God in Christ]] [[Category:Pentecostalism in the United States]] [[Category:Pentecostal Denominations]] [[Category:Historically African-American Christian denominations]]