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NACOG Conference History

01 NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (1995)

The First Official Conference of NACOG Took Place in Francis Lewis High School Auditorium. The Main Speaker for This Meeting Was Then Overseer Dr. Lamar West. The Officials for This Conference Were President Pr. T. V. George (Dallas), Vice President Pr. P. Thomas (NY), Secretary Pr. C. V. Andrews (Georgia), Treasurer Pr. Samuel Varghese (NJ) And Youth Coordinator Pr. Philip Thomas (NY). Almighty God Poured His Blessings on This Meetings and It Was A Great Success. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

02 CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE (1997)

Second Conference of The North American Church of God (India) Fellowship Took Place in Tennessee And the Following Executive Officials Were Selected. Rev. Dr. K. J. Mathew (President), Pr. Abraham Varghese (Vice-President), Pr. Babu M. John (Secretary), Pr. Samuel Varghese (Treasurer) And Pr. Nelson P. John (Youth Coordinator). The Conference Was Held at The Lee College (TN). The Main Speakers for This Conference Were Rev. Dr. Ray H. Hughes, Dr. Dennis McGuire And Evg. Suresh Babu. At This Conference It Was Unanimously Decided to Have This Fellowship Every Year. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

03 DALLAS, TEXAS (1998)

“Behold I Come Quickly” Was the Theme of This Meeting. Just Like the Theme Said, The Spirit of God Moved in A Mighty Way and Quickened the Heart of The Youngsters; Around Twenty-Two Young Ones Gave Their Lives for God’s Ministry. Pr. T. V. George Served as The President for This Conference, Pr. C. V. Andrews (Vice President), Pr. Moni Mathew (Secretary), Br. Benjamin George (Treasurer) And Pr. Philip Thomas (Youth Coordinator) Made the Executive Committee. Pr. Fijoy Johnson Submitted Himself for The Calling of God at This Conference and Is Now Pastoring A Church in TN. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

04 PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (1999)

This Conference Was Initially Supposed to Take Place In New Jersey, But Due to Certain Circumstances It Was Moved to The City of Philadelphia, PA. It Took Place at Ebenezer Church of God Auditorium. The Main Speakers for These Meetings Were Dr. Dennis McGuire, Rev. T. L. Lowery and Rev. Andrew Binda. The Executive Officials Were as Follows, Pr. Abraham Varghese (President), Pr. Abraham Thomas (Vice President), Pr. P.P. Kurian (Secretary), Br. Babu Iype (Treasurer) And Evg. Sushil Mathew (Youth Coordinator). For the First Time in North American Church of God (India) Fellowship, A Souvenir Was Published Under the Leadership of Pr. Abraham Varghese (Publisher), Br. Babu Iype (Chief Editor), Pr. P.P. Kurian (Managing Editor). The Editorial Board Included Pr. Abraham Thomas, Evg. Sushil Mathew, Pr. Abraham Chacko, Pr. Moni Mathew, Pr. Benjamin Thomas, Pr. Shaji Karakkal, Pr. Johson Zachariah, Pr. John Thomas, Bro. Roy Mepral, Bro. Reji Philip And Bro. Leslie Varghese. The Theme for This Conference Was “Revive Us Again.” There Was A Mighty Outpour of The Holy Spirit in All the Meetings and True Revival Was Ignited at This Conference. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

05 NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (2000)

This Conference Was Held Under the Leadership of Pr. P. Thomas, At Yonkers Church of God. The Executive Committee Members Were Pr. P. Thomas (President), Pr. Baby Daniel (Vice President), Pr. Johnson Zachariah (Secretary), Bro. A. V. Daniel (Treasurer) And Bro. Mathew Joseph (Youth Coordinator). The Main Speakers For The Conference Were Pr. T.V. George And Pr. Joe Kurian. The Theme of This Conference Was “And That Knowing the Time, That Now It Is High Time to Awake Out of Sleep; For Now, Is Our Salvation Nearer Than When We Believed.” Romans 13:11. The Attendees Were Blessed by The Word and The Fellowship of Holy Spirit Was Prevalent in All These Meetings and Could Be Visible Through the Events That Took Place. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

06 ATLANTA, GEORGIA (2001)

This Conference Was Held Under the Leadership of Pr. C. V. Andrews. The Executive Officials Were Pr. C. V. Andrews (President), Late. Pr. George Thomas (Vice-President), Pr. Samuel Varghese (Secretary), Bro. Philip Varghese (Treasurer) And Bro. Stanley Chacko (Youth Coordinator). The Main Speakers of This Conference Were Rev. John Colbaugh, Rev. Dr. Johnathan Ramsey And Rev. Dr. David Cooper. Pr. T.V. George, Pr. P. Thomas And Late Pr. V.C. Itty. The National and Local Committee Worked Eagerly to Make This Conference A Blessing to All Who Attended. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

07 HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NEW JERSEY (2002)

The Seventh Conference Was Held at Hasbrouck Heights Hilton In New Jersey From July 25th to 28th 2002. The Executive Officials for This Conference Were Pr. Abraham Varghese (President), Pr. Johnson Zachariah (Vice President), Bro. Viju. P. Thomas (Secretary), Bro. Sajan Thomas (Treasurer) And Bro. Leslie Varghese (Youth-Coordinator). The National and Local Committee Worked Together for The Blessing of This Conference. The Main Speakers of This Conference Were Rev. Dr. Jonathan Ramsey, Rev. Dr. Mark Williams, Rev. Sean Teal, Rev. K. C. John, Rev. K. M. Thankachen, Rev. A. Mathai And Rev. T.V. George. The Theme for This Conference Was Rev 21:3. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

08 CHATTANOOGA, TENNESSEE (2003)

The Eighth NACOG Conference Was Held in Chattanooga, TN Under the Leadership of Rev. K. J. Mathew. Pr. P. P. Kurian (Vice President), Bro. K.K Paul (Secretary), Bro. Varghese Joseph (Treasurer), Bro. Philip Varghese (Youth Coordinator), Bro. Sajan Thomas (Local Coordinator) Served in The Executive Committee. The National and Local Committees Served A Great Role in Making This Conference A Success. The Main Speakers for This Meeting Were Rev. John Childers, Rev. Kevin Wallace, Rev. Larry Timmerman, Rev. Dennis McGuire And Rev. Mike Chapman. Colossians 3:1,2was The Theme for This Conference. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

09 DALLAS, TEXAS (2004)

The Ninth NACOG Conference Was Held in Dallas, TX Under the Leadership of Pr. T. V. George, Along with Pr. T.V. George, Pr. Moni Mathew (Vice President), Bro. Sajan Thomas (Secretary), Bro. David Kuruvilla (Treasurer) And Bro. Josen Thomas (Youth Coordinator) Served in The Executive Committee. The Main Speakers for This Conference Were Rev. Dr. Paul Walker, Rev. Kelvin Colbaris and Rev. Allan Mathura. The Conference Was Held at Hampton Inn Convention Center. The Theme for This Conference Was Isaiah 6:8 “Whom Shall I Send, Who Will Go for Me?” The National and Local Committee Played an Important Role in Making This Conference A Success. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

10 CORAL SPRINGS, FLORIDA (2005)

Under The Guidance Of Pr. Babu M. John, This Conference Was Held In The Marriot Hotel At Coral Springs. “Get Up and Build” Was the Theme for This Conference. The Executive Committee for This Convention Was Pr. Babu M. John (President), Pr. John Thomas (Vice President), Bro. Varghese Varghese (Secretary), Bro. Joseph Mathew (Treasurer) And Evg. Happy Alexander (Youth Coordinator). The National and Local Played an Important Role in Making This Conference Success. The Main Speakers for This Meeting Were Rev. Dr. Lamar West, Rev. Gary Don Childress And Sis. Vicki West. Many Pastors from India And from Different Parts of North America Spoke at Different Sessions Throughout the Conference. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

11 NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (2006)

The Eleventh NACOG Conference Was Held Under the Leadership of Pr. Moni Mathew. Along with Pr. Moni Mathew, Pr. Thomas Mathew (Vice President), Bro. Abraham Thomas (Secretary), Bro. Jose Varghese (Treasurer) And Pr. Mathew George (Youth Coordinator) Served in The Executive Committee. The National and Local Committee Worked Very Earnestly to Make This Conference A Blessing. The Main Speakers for These Meetings Were Rev. Kevin Wallace, Rev. Andrew Binda, Rev. P. J. James, Rev. P.R. Baby, Rev. Shibu Thomas, Rev. P.A.V. Sam, Late Rev. George Thomas And Rev. Jacob Mathew. “Perfecting Holiness in The Fear of God” Was the Theme for This Conference. Ladies And Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing To All Who Attended.

12 HOUSTON, TEXAS (2007)

The 12th NACOG Conference Was Held in Houston Under the Leadership of Pr. John Thomas. Along with Pr. John Thomas the Following Members Served in The Executive Committee Pr. T.C. Chacko (Vice President), Bro. Varghese Joseph (Secretary), Bro. Thomas George (Treasurer) And Pr. Fijoy Johnson (Youth Coordinator). The National and Local Committee Worked Hand in Hand to Make This Conference A Success. “For Us to Come Back, Bring Us Back” Was the Theme for This Conference. The Main Speakers for This Conference Were Rev. Tim Hill, Rev. P.J. James, Rev. P.C. Cherian And Rev. David Blair. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

13 OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (2008)

Under the Leadership of Pr. James Richard, The Thirteenth NACOG Conference Was Held at The Biltmore Hotel from July 17 – 20, 2008. The Executive Officials Were Pr. James Richard (President), Pr. P. V. Mathew (Vice President), Bro. Finoy Johnson (Secretary), Bro. Sam Cherian (Treasurer) And Evg. George Varghese (Youth Coordinator). The National and Local Worked Real Hard to Make This Conference A Success. The Main Speakers for This Conference Were Rev. Dr. Orvil Hager, Rev. Glen Badonsky, Pr. P.C. Cherian, Pr. P.J. James And Pr. P.G. Mathews. “Go and Bear Fruit” Was the Theme for This Conference. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

14 PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (2009)

The Fourteenth Conference of NACOG Was Held at Valley Forge Convention Center in Philadelphia From August 6 – 9th 2009 Under the Leadership of Rev Baby Daniel. Along with Rev. Baby Daniel The Executive Committee Which Consisted of Pr. Sunny Thazhompallom (Vice President), Bro. Sajee Mathew (Secretary), Bro. Jolly Thomas (Treasurer) And Bro. Shajan Alexander (Youth Coordinator). Along with The Executive Committee, The National Committee and The Local Committee Work Hard to Make This Conference Success and A Blessing for All Who Attended. The Main Speakers for This Conference Were Rev. Dr. Raymond Culpepper (General Overseer), Rev. Douglas Small, Rev. Dr. Mark Walker, Evg. Glenn Badonsky, Rev M. Kunjappy (COG Kerala State Overseer) Evg. P. I. Abraham (KanamAchen)And Sister Susan Daniel. Luke 21:36 “Watch and Pray” Was the Theme for This Conference. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

15 TOCCOA, GEORGIA (2010)

Under the Guidance and Leadership of National President Rev. Thampy Mathew, Executive and National Committees Along with The Local Committee Worked Hard to Make The 15thconference A Great Success and Blessing. “Watch Your Life and Doctrine Closely” Was the Theme Selected for This Conference Based On 1 Tim.4:16. A Number of Anointed Servants of God Spoke During This Conference. The Conference Is Held in A Christian Retreat Centre. The Atmosphere, The Location and The Sanctity of The Location Was A Great Advantage in Every Respect. Not Only Spiritual Nourishment, But Relaxing and Fellowship Were Considered Very Important During the Conference. Rev. Eric Brown (England), Rev. Donald Walker (USA), Rev. David Blair (USA), Rev. M. Kunjappy (India), Rev. Benison Mathai (Qatar) Ministered in The Main Sessions. Other Ministers from the USA, India And the Persian Gulf Also Ministered During the Conference in Various Times. Ladies Ministry and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

16 DALLAS, TEXAS (2011)

The 16th NACOG Conference Was Held in Dallas, TX Under the Leadership of Rev. Satish Kumar. During the General Body of the 15th Conference, The National Committee Was Selected for This Conference. The Executive Committee Members Who Will Be Working Along with The President Are Rev. Sunny B. Mathew (Vice President), Evg. Sushil Mathew (Secretary), Evg. Abraham Thomas (Treasurer) And Bro. Tomy Abraham (Youth Coordinator). Along with The Executive Committee, The National Committee and The Local Committee Work Hard to Make This Conference Success and A Blessing for All Who Attended. The Main Speakers For This Conference Were Rev. Tim Hill(First Assistant General Overseer), Rev. Robert Cook Jr.(Grandson Of Rev. Robert Cook), Rev. T Wayne Dority (Texas Administrative Bishop), Rev M. Kunjappy (COG Kerala State Overseer) Rev. P C Cherian (Church Growth Director), Rev. Shibu Thomas, Rev Ken Anderson (Director Church Of God World Missions), Rev Michael Mathew. Josh (24:15) “We Will Serve the Lord” Was the Theme for This Conference. Ladies, Youth Ministry and Children’s Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

17 PISCATAWAY, NEW JERSEY (2012)

The 17th NACOG Conference Was Held in Piscataway, NJ Under the Leadership of Pastor P V Mathew. During the General Body of the 16th Conference, The National Committee Was Selected for This Conference. The Executive Committee Members Who Will Be Working Along with The President Are Pastor C A Joseph (Vice President), Finoy Lindsay Johnson (Secretary), Varghese Varghese (Treasurer) And Pastor Santhosh Podimala (Youth Coordinator). Along with The Executive Committee, The National Committee and The Local Committee Work Hard to Make This Conference Success and A Blessing for All Who Attended. The Main Speakers For This Conference Were Rev. Chris Moody, Rev P J James (COG Kerala State Overseer Elect), Pastor Benison Mathai, Pastor Zack Cherian, Rev. Shibu Thomas, Pastor A Pratap Singh, Pastor P A V Sam. Amos 4:12 “Prepare To Meet Thy Lord” Was The Theme For This Conference. Ladies and Youth Ministry Was Also A Blessing to All Who Attended.

18 NOVI, DETROIT, MICHIGAN (2013)

Our 18th NACOG CONFERENCE Was Held in Novi, Detroit (MI) (On July 18th to 21st, 2013), Under the Leadership of Pastor Joy John. During the General Body of the 17th Conference, The National Committee Was Selected for This Conference. The Executive Committee Members Who Will Be Working Along with The President Are Pastor A M Varghese (V. President), Bro. Wilson Varghese (Secretary), Jolly Thomas (Treasurer) And Rev. Benjamin Varghese (Youth Coordinator). The Main Speakers for This Conference Were Rev. Ken Anderson, Rev. Benji Mathew, Rev. Samkutty Varghese, Rev. P J James, Rev. P C Cherian, Rev. Cecil Mathew, Dr. James Cossy. Theme for This Conference Was “Exercise Godliness”.

19 ATLANTA, GEORGIA (2014)

Our 19th NACOG Conference Was Held in Atlanta, GA on July 24th to 27th, 2014, Under the Leadership of Dr. Shibu Thomas – Senior Pastor of Calvary Assembly, Atlanta. During the General Body of the 18th Conference, The National Committee Was Selected for This Conference. Pr. Shibu Thomas (President), Pr. George Samkutty (Vice President), Br. Viju Thomas (Secretary), Br. Thomas Mathew (Treasurer), Pr. Abey Joy (Youth Coordinator) The Theme for This Conference Was “The Power of Pentecost” Based On Acts. 1:8. The Main Preachers for This Conference Were Dr. Michael Baker, Dr. Ishmael Charles, Rev. Chris Moody, Rev. V O Varghese, Sr. Sreelekha, Pr. Joseph Mathew, Pr. P J James And Many Others from Different Parts of The World. Requesting Your Prayers for The Success and Blessing of This Conference.

20 STAMFORD, CONNECTICUT (2015)

Our 20th NACOG Conference Was Held at Stamford, CT on Behalf of Churches of God in NY on July 9th to 12th 2015, Under the Leadership of Rev. Moni Mathew, Senior Pastor of First Church Of God, NY. During the General Body of the 19th Conference, The National Committee Was Selected for This Conference. Along with President, Rev. Rajan Skaria, NJ (Vice President), Bro. Philip Varughese, PA (Secretary), Bro. Varghese Varghese, TX (Treasurer), Rev. Stanley George, PA (Youth Coordinator) Were Elected to Serve. A Vibrant Local Committee Is Also Been Selected to Serve and Work Together with National Representatives. The Theme for This Conference was “Behold I Come Quickly” Based on Rev. 3:11. If the Lord Tarries, This Will Be A Conference to Prepare Ourselves to The Coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ. If Not Be Prepared to Meet Your Savior!

21 TORONTO, CANADA (2016)

Our 21stNACOG Conference was held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on July 14thto 17th2016 at Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport, under the leadership of Rev. Samkutty Varghese, Senior Pastor of Kerala Church of God, Toronto. The National Executive Team made up of Rev. Santhosh Podimala (Vice-President), Samkutty Mathew (Secretary), Joshua Joseph (Treasurer), and Rev. Cecil Mathew (Youth Coordinator) were elected to serve with the President. A well-organized local leadership team was selected to serve under the leadership Bro. Wilson Varughese in Toronto. The theme chosen for the conference was “Contend for the Faith” based on Jude 1. The main speakers invited were Rev. Jacques Houle, Rev. Benison Mathai, Rev. Joe Kurian, Rev. P. J. James, Linson Daniel, Josh & Kate Richter, and Sis Annamma Ninan.

22 HOUSTON, TEXAS (2017)

Our 22ndNACOG Conference was held in Houston, Texas on July 13thto 16th2017 at Hilton Houston North, under the leadership of Rev. Mathew K. Philip, Senior Pastor of Houston Full Gospel Church of God. The National Executive Team made up of Rev. Benjamin Thomas (Vice-President), Biju Thomas (Secretary), Binoy Mathew (Treasurer), and Robin Raju (Youth Coordinator) were elected to serve with the President. Local support for the conference was led by Rev. Sunny Thazhampullum and the local committee. The theme chosen for the conference was “Lift up Your Eyes” based on John 4:35. The main speakers invited for the Malayalam section were Rev. Tim Hill, Rev. P. I. Abraham, Rev. Anish Elappara, Rev. P. R. Baby, Rev. M. Kunjappy, and Rev. Benison Mathai. The speakers for the English section were the second-generation youth ministers of the North American Church of God community: Linson Daniel, Cecil Mathew, Jerin Thomas, Renny Cherian, Prakash Mathews, and Sam Thomas.

23 OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (2018)

Our 23rdNACOG Conference was held in Oklahoma City, OK on July 19thto 22nd2018 at Sheraton Midwest City Hotel at the Reed Conference Center, under the leadership of Rev. James Richard, Senior Pastor of Grace Pentecostal Church of God. The National Executive Team made up of Pr. Fijoy Johnson (Vice-President), Viju Thomas (Secretary), David Kuruvilla (Treasurer), and Pr. Benjamin Varghese (Youth Coordinator) were elected to serve with the President. Local support for the conference was led by Pr. Jose Abraham and the local committee. The theme chosen for the conference was “Run with Endurance” based on Hebrews 12:1. The main speakers invited for the Malayalam section were Bishop Ishmael Charles, Pr. P.C. Cherian, Pr. Benji Mathew, Pr. V.O. Varghese, Pr. Regi Sasthamkotta. The speakers for the English section were the second-generation youth ministers of the North American Church of God community: Pastor Joel Talley.

24 KNOXVILLE, TN (2019)

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