Our mission is simple…

We, the First Church Of God, as a family of believers in the shed blood of Jesus Christ for the salvation from our sins, do purpose to evangelize through loving, learning, witnessing, teaching and giving. We do understand that the MISSION of the FIRST CHURCH OF GOD is to WIN SOULS to the KINGDOM OF GOD through the empowering of the HOLY SPIRIT, HOLINESS, SERVICE, and CHRISTIAN UNITY through THE WORD OF GOD. Celebrate Black History Month 365 days!

Pastor’s Welcome message

Rev. Dennis Cornelous, Senior Pastor

Reverend Dennis Cornelous was raised in the Langley Avenue Church of God by his parents, the late Pastor Van & Eva Cornelous. His father was a minister when he was born, and he served in the ministry for his entire life. Pastor Cornelous was called to the ministry in 1986 and served in the First Church of God in Harvey IL, until moving to the Ford Heights Church of God and serving there with Pastor Bobby F. Jackson.

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First Church of God


"Divinely Built, Divinely Ruled"

The Church of God Reformation had its beginning around 1880 in the states of Indiana, Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. D. S. Warner was credited for his significant role in its development. He taught Holiness, Salvation through redeeming grace of Jesus Christ

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