About West Angeles
West Angeles Church of God In Christ is a 24,000-member Pentecostal-Holiness Christian church and a member of the Church of God in Christ denomination. COGIC’s Presiding Bishop Charles Edward Blake, Sr. serves as Chief Shepherd of West Angeles.
Its main place of worship, the West Angeles Cathedral, is located in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles, California, a historic African American ethnic enclave.
About West Angeles Church of God in Christ
At West A, we believe that there is only One God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son and, God the Holy Spirit. We believe that the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible written Word of God and that regeneration by the Holy Ghost is absolutely essential for personal salvation.
We strive to be compassionate in our love, excellent in our service, holy in our living, and passionate and reverent in our worship. God requires a relationship with us; and we desire relationships with others. God doesn't intend for us to do life alone.
We are a Biblical ministry of Excellence. Our ministry is designed to encourage life transformation through our threefold purpose: to Evangelize, Edify, and Equip the whole person to serve the community, and to reach the world for Jesus Christ.
You’ll experience the joy of giving back by participating in a variety of activities, organized groups and worship services. You will be nurtured, and you will have a chance to nurture others through our ministries and outreach programs.
What We Believe
The core values at West Angeles are the cornerstone of who we are,
what we do, and why we do it. We know that God is a God of purpose.
Check out our statements of faith.
We believe that there is only One God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son and, God the Holy Spirit.
We believe the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible written Word of God.
We believe in the blessed Hope, which is the rapture of the Church of God, which is in Christ, at His return.
We believe that the redemptive work of Christ on the Cross provides healing for the human body in answer to believing prayer.
We believe that the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, according to Acts 2:4, is given to believers who ask for Him.
We believe in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a holy and separated life in the present world.
Presiding Bishop Charles and Lady Mae Blake
The Lord fulfills His promise to West Angeles’ ministry as dozens of souls are brought into the Kingdom each week at the West Angeles Cathedral, the North Campus Sanctuary as well as its many outreach ministries. Under Bishop Blake’s leadership, the church has grown from 50 members to over 24,000. Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr. – now Presiding Bishop of the Church of God In Christ – continues to serve as Head Pastor of West Angeles Church of God In Christ, while leading its vision firmly into the future.
West Angeles Church of God In Christ, with its anointed Pastor, Presiding Bishop Charles Edward Blake, its dynamic ministry, and its extensive outreach services which include television and radio broadcasts, is recognized as one of the most influential churches in America today, and serves as the model of visionary leadership into the future.