10th Annual Women's Convention, Hawaii Jurisdiction COGIC
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 4:00 PM (HST)
Pearl City, United States
Join us for our 10th Annual Women's Convention, Hawaii Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ
April 4-7, 2013
This year's theme is "Equipping the Now Generation for the Future Generation"
Ephesians 4:11 says And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; for the perfecting of the saints, for the work of theministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:
We have a group of powerful speakers lined up this year.
Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7:00pm will be Opening Night.
Our Youth will kick this night off.
"Generation NOW...Do Not Compromise...
It Will Effect Your Future."
Friday, April 5, at 7:30pm will be General Service.
All are invited to attend.
Saturday, April 6, 2013 8:00am-8:45 will be a
Women's Meet and Greet Session.
9:00am starts our breakout sessions.
A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 4pm will be our Official Day with our Jurisdiction Official Address from Mother Margaret Baker, the Women's Supervisor.
Feel free to register at www.10thannualwomenconventioncogic.eventbrite.com
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Scroll down below to read more about our Guest Speakers...
Pastor (Dr) Kuʻulei Serna has pastored in Hawaii since 1991 to early 2012.She has served in the capacity of associate, senior, and oversight pastor for True Holiness Evangelistic Center, later reorganized as Divine Power and Truth Ministries located in Nanakuli, Hawai‘i. Currently, Pastor Serna works to build the capacity of leadership in the body of Christ by mentoring pastors and leaders on Oahu and Hawaiʻi Island.
Dr. Serna is employed at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, College of Education as an Associate Professor. She teaches courses in the area of health education and teacher education. Dr. Serna also advises elementary teacher candidates and Ph.D. candidates. Dr. Serna’s research is in the areas school health issues, teacher education, educational counseling, and Native Hawaiian issues relating to education. She is the proud wife of Jose Serna and mother of three girls –Hiʻilei (13 yrs), Hokumalie (10 yrs) and Haliʻa (6 yrs.). Dr. Serna’s passion is to love and obey God first, then to be the best wife and mother that God has called her to be.
Pastor Gigi L. Williams is the Co-Pastor and First Lady of Life More Abundantly Island Church, (LMAIC). She also serves as the School Administrator of Sonship School of the Firstborn School of Ministry. She is originally from Lexington, South Carolina. First Lady Gigi has worked abroad for several years in Tongducheon and Seoul, South Korea. She worked at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, HI as a Registered Nurse for nine years. First Lady obtained a Masters in Social Work degree and relocated to Seoul, South Korea where she worked as a Family Advocacy Program Social Worker. First Lady Gigi was very active in the community in South Korea. She implemented and coordinated the first Christian Cotillion for young girls aged 12-18 years of age and provided scholarships from her daughters Memorial Fund. She was appointed as the Co-Chair for the 2006 Breast Cancer Walk and increased numbers from 47 participants to over 600 in the first year. She was appointed and served as the Chair for the next two years with runners and walkers averaging over 1000 in participants. Monies that were raised were donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Society.
Gigi’s passion to educate children and broaden their horizons led her to found the Ameriasian Partnership for Excellence with the Pearl S. Buck in Korea. Her efforts, marketing and most of all love for the “forgotten children” of Korea have spearheaded books, school supplies and a quality education for these children. She has cooperated with the Chapels, Sororities and Fraternities abroad to ensure that these children know of their American culture and have the necessities and support that they need. She is fluent in the Korean language.
She currently serves as the Family Resilience Coordinator for the Warrior Transition Battalion for Wounded Warriors on Schofield Barracks, HI. She enjoys writing books and will publish her second book, co-authored with her husband, this fall. Her goal is to impact the community of Wahiawa with education and the Agape’ love of God! She lives for HIM, loves HIM and knows “It’s All About HIM”.
Co-Pastor, Evangelist Harris, a native of Kankakee, Illinois serves as the Co-Pastor of New Life Christian Fellowship Baptist Church alongside her husband of 11 years, Senior Pastor T.R. Harris. Co-Pastor, Evangelist Harris is a mother of two boys, Deverrick 18, and TreShawn 16. She is not only a Soldier for the Lord, but she is also a Soldier in the United States Army serving 19 years. Co-Pastor, Evangelist Harris is enrolled with Liberty University where she is pursuing a degree in Psychology/Christian Counseling. A woman full of compassion and a heart for God’s people compels her to speak messages of encouragement, hope, and victory through the power of the Word of God.