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117th Annual June Convocation 2017


June 21 – 25, 2017

Hyatt Regency International Airport
1111 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15231
Reservation Line: 724-899-1234

Cars $5.00/day…this cost is applicable each time you leave and return to the hotel parking lot.
Buses are charged according to the size of the bus…under 40 feet $10/day.
Buses over 40 feet are $15/day. (Please Note: the regular parking fee is $14/day; however, the hotel management negotiated a special fee for us. The parking fees are determined by the airport not the hotel)

Registration (souvenir bags w/all registrations)
National Registrar, Sister WandaJean Jones
National Assistant Registrar, Sister Delores Burge
$30.00 – ages 19+
$15.00 – ages 5-18

One table is $100 for members or $125 for two tables
Non-members pay $200 per table or $225 for two tables
*All vendors may submit inventory to info@originalchurchofgod to allow for online browsing of your merchandise

Convention Speakers
Thursday Night Keynote Speaker – Pastor Matthew Lawhorn of Victory Temple OCG, PA
Friday Night Speaker – Minister Janet Merriweather of Bethesda OCG, TN
Saturday Night Speaker – Pastor Yvonne Ogilvie-Gilbreath of New Zion OCG, TN
Sunday Morning Speaker – Pastor Lee Brannon of Burning Bush OCG, TN

Youth Contest (ages 5-26) – Grand Prize $50 Cash! – Deadline 6/21 at midnight EST.
National HYPU President, Brother Timothy Stratton
National HYPU Vice President, Minister Herbert Sowell
National HYPU Secretary, Sister Amber Lockridge
National HYPU Assistant Secretary, Minister Janet Meriweather

Youth Outing at Main Event, PA
The youth will be going to the Main Event on Friday, 6/23 after choir rehearsal. Snacks will be provided. RSVP at

(coming soon)

Sunday School – Click here to review the lesson. Samson Lesson Sheet 1 | Samson Lesson Sheet 2
NEXT WEEK’s Lesson Moses Lesson Sheet 1 | Moses Lesson Sheet 2 | Judges of the Old Testament List
National Sunday School Superintendent, Brenda Shipp
National Assistant Sunday School Superintendent, Minister Lolita Hodge

National Choir
National Minister of Music, Brother Michael Boyd
Wardrobe colors for the following services:
Friday night – White with your choice of any accessory color
Saturday night – Denim and black (Youth choir only)
Sunday morning – Red, Navy blue and white

National Nurses & First Aid
Wardrobe colors are white and/or medical scrubs
Please bring your stethescope and other small medical supplies
Call National Supervisor of Nurses, Yvonne Carruthers, with your nurse & medical team names & contacts at 773-218-2864

Calling for Special Accomplishments
Each church is encouraged to submit a photo and brief description of your members’ special accomplishments. These include (but are not limited to): graduations, anniversaries (wedding/church), milestone birthdays, community recognition, or any other information you’d like to share with us! Email a photo, the name of the member(s), date, and a brief description to

Social Media Hashtags
Webmaster, Brother L.A. Nannie
Digital Media Designer/National Public Relations, Sister WandaJean Jones
#OCOG2017 #GreaterGloryOCOG

Convention Contacts
National Missionary President, Pastor Geraldine T. Richardson
National General Overseer, Pastor Lee Brannon
National Assistant Missionary President, Pastor Frances Orr
National Assistant General Overseer, Pastor Yvonne Ogilvie-Gilbreath

Need an Announcement Listed on this Page Before or During the Convocation?
National Secretary, Sister Nicole Beard
National Assistant Secretary, Dr. Delight Yokely
Email anytime

Post Convention Survey
(coming soon)