Our History, Our Legacy
January 23, 1963
Organization of Jurisdiction
January 23, 1963-1981
Appointment of Bishop Chester H. Nelson – Jurisdictional Prelate (26 Years)
July 20, 2007
Bishop Nathaniel H. Henderson resigned from office after 26 years of active service and leading over 100 churches from North Texas – Tyler, Kilgore, Henderson, Mt. Enterprise, Nacogdoches, Lufkin, Livingston, Cleveland and all points in between. South Texas – Bay City, Brazoria Sweeney and all points in between. East Texas – Beaumont, Port Arthur, Baytown and all points in between and Houston, Texas where the majority of the churches are located.
September 17, 2007
Election held by the Presiding Bishop of The Church of God in Christ, The Honorable Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. The election was held in Houston, Texas amongst the Pastors in the diocese. Bishop Prince E.W. Bryant, Sr. was elected and elevated to the Office of Jurisdictional Prelate.
November 12, 2007
Bishop Prince E.W. Bryant Sr. was consecrated as the only domestic Bishop amongst others at the 100th Centennial Year Celebration of The Church of God in Christ, Inc. in Memphis, Tennessee.
January 7, 2008
Bishop Bryant’s Inaugural Banquet was held at The Westin Galleria – 5060 Alabama, Houston, Texas.