Bishop Timothy J. Clarke

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Bishop Timothy J. Clarke

Head, Berean Fellowship

Executive Pastor, First Church of God, Columbus OH

Biography

Bishop Timothy J. Clarke is the visionary leader and Senior Pastor of First Church of God in Columbus, Ohio. Under his dynamic and prophetic leadership, First Church has become a spiritual beacon at the local and national level.

Bishop Clarke was called to the ministry in January, 1974 and served as Associate Minister at First Church of God, in his hometown of Far Rockaway, New York, under his mentor, the late Dr. James E. Cray. Bishop Clarke began his pastorate at York Avenue Church of God (Warren, OH) in November, 1977; faithfully serving that congregation for four years.

In February, 1982, he was called to the Senior Pastorate of First Church of God (Columbus, OH). He was consecrated to the office of Bishop in September, 2001. In addition to his commitment and anointing as a pastor, Bishop Clarke willfully serves the Body of Christ as an evangelist and teacher. Bishop Clarke has received several honors and degrees for his service to the church and to the community at large which include: Master in Ministry, (Southern California School of Ministry, Los Angeles, CA); Doctor of Divinity (Mid-America Bible College, Oklahoma City, OK; Doctor of Law, (Southern California School of Ministry, Los Angeles, CA); Doctor of Humanities, (Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, OH) and Morehouse College Board of Preachers Inductee.

He has served on the boards of various community and political organizations: State of Ohio Victims of Crime Advisory Board, Columbus Urban League Board of Directors, United Way of Franklin County, Inter-racial Leadership Council, Clergy Leadership Task Force, Inter-Denominational Ministerial Alliance, President & CEO – New Beginnings Christian Community Revitalization Corporation.

Bishop Clarke has maintained a fellowship with the National Association of the Church of God (NACOG) serving in several leadership capacities including: President of the National Inspirational Youth Convention (NIYC); Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the General Assembly; President, Vice-President and Presiding Elder of the NACOG.

The author of seven books, Bishop Clarke ministers to our heart and encourages our soul through: “Signs of His Coming”, “Help for Those Who Hurt”, “Bring Back the Glory”, “Daughter Don’t Miss Your Season”, “Living in the Blessed Place”, “Making the Most of Your Time” and “Celebrating the Family: Lessons from the Book of Ruth”.

Bishop Clarke and his lovely wife, Lady Clytemnestra Lawson Clarke of Teaneck, NJ are the parents of two adult daughters.

Registration

11:00 AM

Opening Service & Communion

Bishop Timothy J. Clarke

12:00 PM

Sharing with the Bishop

Bishop Timothy J. Clarke

02:00 PM

Registration

05:00 PM - 06:45 PM

Leadership Development

Pastor Olu Brown

06:00 PM - 06:45 PM

Evening Worship

07:00 PM

Devotional Speaker

Rev. Victoria Dorsey

07:15 PM

Main Speaker

Rev. Dr. Joe Samuel Ratliff

07:55 PM

Registration

08:00 AM

Intercessory Prayer

Pastor Maxwell Ware

08:45 AM

Praise & Worship

09:00 AM

Hour of Power

Bishop Timothy J. Clarke

09:25 AM

Breakout Sessions: First Ladies

First Lady Clytemnestra Clarke

11:00 AM

Break Out Session: Berean Music Workshop

Dr. Scott O. Cumberbatch

11:00 AM

Break Out Session: Building a Healthy Church: Purpose, Plan, and the Process

Pastor John Jenkins, Pastor Paul Sheppard

11:00 AM

Credentialing

03:00 PM

Registration

05:00 PM - 06:45 PM

Leadership Development

Pastor Olu Brown

06:00 PM - 06:45 PM

Evening Worship

07:00 PM

Devotional Speaker

Pastor Dywane Dawkins

07:15 PM

Main Speaker

Bishop John E. Gunns

07:55 PM

Registration

08:00 AM

Intercessory Prayer

Pastor Maxwell Ware

08:45 AM

Praise & Worship

09:00 AM

Hour of Power

Bishop Timothy J. Clarke

09:25 AM

Breakout Sessions: First Ladies

First Lady Clytemnestra Clarke

11:00 AM

Break Out Session: Berean Music Workshop

Dr. Scott O. Cumberbatch

11:00 AM

Break Out Session: Building a Healthy Church: Purpose, Plan, and the Process

Pastor John Jenkins, Pastor Paul Sheppard

11:00 AM

Credentialing

03:00 PM

Registration

05:00 PM - 06:45 PM

Leadership Development

Pastor Olu Brown

06:00 PM - 06:45 PM

Evening Worship

07:00 PM

Devotional Speaker

Bishop Desmond Wicker

07:15 PM

Main Speaker

Pastor Dharius Daniels

07:55 PM
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