UCCC Holy Convocation 2020

Tue, July 21 2020, 9:00 AM - Thu, July 23 2020, 10:00 PM [EST]

9700, International Drive, Orlando, FL, 32819, United States

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Event Information

Tue, July 21 2020, 9:00 AM - Thu, July 23 2020, 10:00 PM [EST]

About the Event

Don't miss our annual Holy Convocation 2020. We will have top speakers and presenters from around the country who will bless you beyond your expectation. You will be uplifted and empowered. This is the year to reach your full potential - in every area of your life.

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About the Organizer

The gathering of people and churches from around the world who are United.

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Event Speakers

Bishop Eric Garnes
Presiding Prelate

Bishop G.E. Livingston
Assistant Presiding Bishop

Bishop G.E. Livingston is the Senior Pastor of Life Changers Church (Decatur, IL) and the Assistant Presiding Bishop for the United Covenant Churches of Christ. He holds a Bachelor of Ministry in Pastoral Ministry, a Master of Arts in Theology, and a Doctor of Divinity. He is a successful business man and the author of God Is Looking For Your Greatness, a book designed to assist readers in understanding and reaching their full potential in life. Bishop Livingston is a dynamic communicator and community leader. He is the CEO of Robertson Charter School (Decatur, IL) serving nearly 400 students and their families, with a staff of forty-seven. He is a highly sought after education consultant and life and pastoral coach.

http://www.gelivingston.com

Born to the Honorable Bishop Winfield and First Lady Genevieve Francis Showell and committed to being a life-long student, Carolyn was awarded a B.A. Degree from Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. She received her Master of Divinity Degree from Union Theological Seminary of New York, with a concentration in Psychology and Theology and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the Carolina University of Theology. She is a certified licensed Therapist and Pastoral Counselor. In 1993, she was a scholarship recipient to Columbia University School of Business in New York City. There she studied the Management of Not-For-Profit organizations. In June of 2000, Dr. Showell received certification in Faith-based Economic Development from the Harvard University Summer Leadership Institute. Currently, Dr. Showell serves as the instructor of the Old Testament at Howard University (Washington, D.C.) She is a gifted and anointed speaker who serves as a church transformation consultant to many of our country’s most dynamic ministries.

Bishop John Guns is the senior pastor of the St. Paul Church of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, FL). He is a highly sought after, powerful, and influential speaker. He has a B.A. in Sociology, a Master of Divinity and a Doctor of Ministry Degree. He is the leader of Christian Education for the Global United Fellowship (under the leadership of Bishop Neil C. Ellis). He is the founder of Operation Save Our Sons, a national movement helping at-risk boys.

Dr. Khaalida T. Forbes, a native of New York, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Virginia State University, both a Masters degree in Clinical Social Work as well as a Masters of Divinity degree from Howard University, and an earned Doctorate of Ministry degree in Prophetic Preaching for the 21st Century from United Theological Seminary.

https://www.metamorphosisenterprises.com
Bishop James Chambers
Chancellor General

Bishop James Chambers is the senior pastor of the historic City of Hope Greater Saint Mary Church (Brooklyn, New York). He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Community Health and Human Services majoring in Counseling and Alcoholism and Addiction Counseling, a Master of Science in Psychology, and Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy. He is the founder and Practice Director of NuSeasons Marriage and Family Therapy, P.C., a private practice located in Bedford Stuyvesant Heights, Brooklyn, New York. A service and ministry committed to the individual, family, community and the Church; addressing pre-marital counseling issues, PTSD, Depression, Addictions and Dependencies, Family, Couples and Individual Therapy.

Bishop Reggie Hall
Dean, Center for Theological Studies

Bishop Reggie Hall Sr. Ed.D.(ABD) is the pastor of Saint Paul Baptist Church in Somerville, NJ and founder of Progressive Faith Ministries in Clifton, NJ where his wife of thirty-one years, Rev. Loretta Hall, serves as Resident Pastor. Bishop Hall holds the degrees of Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Master of Science in Education. He is the President of the Progressive Community Development Corporation, the civic community engagement arm of Progressive Faith Ministries. He teaches both at the secondary and post-secondary level and is the current Dean of The Center for Theological Studies of the United Covenant Churches of Christ.

Bishop Richard Leaphart
Diocesan Bishop - Georgia

Bishop Richard Leaphart is the Senior Pastor of New Hope Christian Ministries (Atlanta, GA). He is the Diocesan Bishop for the State of Georgia. He is a progressive leader in his community and powerful preacher and teacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

http://www.newhopecathedral.org
Rev. Dr. Dana Ray-Dotson
Pastor, Medical Director

Dr. Dana Ray is the Chief Medical Officer at Crossing Healthcare. She is a Family Physician that also practices Addiction Medicine. She operates Crossing Recovery Inpatient addiction clinic (Decatur, IL). She is a Pastor at Life Changers Church in Decatur, IL where Bishop G.E. Livingston is the Senior Pastor. She completed the Community Health Center Executive Fellowship program from the University of Kansas Medical Center and in 2016 the National Association of Community Health Centers (NAHC) recognized with the Innovative Research in Primary Care Award. She served on the Decatur City Council for 9 years.

Overseer Carol Harris
National Director of Finance

Overseer Carol Harris is the Senior Pastor of the Well Church of Dover, DE and a Board Certified Chaplain and Chaplain Educator. She is the Chief of Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy Services for Bay Health Hospital Network of Delaware. She serves as the National Financial Secretary for the United Covenant Churches of Christ. She holds a Master’s Degree in Theology and a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Overseer Harris is the Founder and CEO of The Vines Community Project, Inc., a coalition that oversees community development and recovery initiatives in Kent County (DE). Additionally, she is the county Chairperson for “Delaware Goes Purple”, an initiative that educates about and combats the opioid addiction epidemic.

Pastor Katherine Chambers (Brooklyn, NY) is a Nurse Practitioner and a powerful preacher of the Gospel. She serves the Kingdom with her husband, Bishop James Chambers. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Masters of Science in Nursing. She is a Medical Conference Speaker. She is a mentor, motivator and incredible resource for many. Additionally, she is a Health Coach.

Eld. Caleb Edge serves as the Vice President of the Uc3 Youth Division of the United Covenant Churches of Christ where he serves to lead young people back to Christ while helping them to discover their purpose in life. He has Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology. As a prophet, Elder Edge carries a healing mantle seeing in the spiritual realm with both accuracy and precision to help advance the people of God for His Kingdom use. Elder Edge is the founder of Impact the Nation Outreach where his mission is to spread the word of truth and hope nationwide. With favor from the Lord, the ministry has partnered with local ministries in cities such as Georgia, Alabama, Florida and Tennessee. From this outreach, the Next Level Revival was birthed and has since became a revival movement in Central and Southern Georgia; producing a time of praise, intimate worship, and prophetic impartation.

Prophetess Tricia Gibson is a Powerful and Anointed Preacher, Teacher, Motivator and Encourager. She is a highly sought after Speaker and a Powerful & Gifted Woman of God. Prophetess Gibson serves the Lord with power and demonstration. She is married to Bishop George E. Gibson II. She loves people and firmly believes in education as the only vehicle to position our youth to succeed. She worked in Pharmaceutical Research for AstraZeneca for twenty years and later for the Nemours Foundation Cardiac Department as a Research Analyst for CODA (Childhood Origins of Diseases of Adults). She served on the Board of Directors for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition. She also founded the Shekinah Modeling Agency and served as CEO for 18 years and works as a freelance Make-up Artist. Her modeling agency was the most successful agency in the history of Wilmington and produced both regional and national events. Many of her models would go on to television, videos, and large campaigns.

www.TriciaGibson.com

Event Schedule

  • July 21, 2020
  • July 22, 2020
  • July 23, 2020
10:00 AM
to
11:45 AM

Mind Your Body: Your Body, Your Temple: Flip It or Keep It!

Main Ballroom

$0.00

Introducing the Bio-Psycho-Social-Spirit concept of caring, maintaining and managing optimal health. Each area impacts the other. Identifying individual needs, addressing those needs, learning to make lifestyle changes to stay in the best of health (Your Best Self), body, mind, environment and spirit. When your body speaks to you, what is it saying to you?

Dr. Khaalida Forbes

12:00 PM
to
01:30 PM

Noon Worship Service

Main Ballroom

$0.00

Eld. Caleb Edge

01:30 PM
to
03:30 PM

3-Tier Leadership Meeting

Salon 4

$0.00

This session is for Pastors, Overseers, Bishops and National Office Holders Only.

Women's Wellness Meeting

$0.00

This session is for the ladies. This will be a very impactful, intimate, and inspiring session just for you. Your wellness is our focus.

07:00 PM
to
09:30 PM

Evening Worship Service

Main Ballroom

$0.00

Dr. Carolyn D. Showell

08:00 AM
to
08:50 AM

The Impact of Technology

Salon 3

$0.00

It’s benefits and negative impact on the emotions, mental health and the family system. How to use technology for good and avoid the negative consequences.

Bishop James Chambers

09:00 AM
to
10:15 AM
Track : Track 1

The Sickness in Secrets: What Your Family Didn’t Tell You

Salon 1

The saying what you don’t know can kill you bears truth. What don’t you know about your family history, Genealogy, history of depression, addiction, dependencies; sexual abuse, incest; mental disorders and other issues never discussed, identified or addressed within the family system. In this session we will explore ways of gathering information, taking actions and making the lifestyle changes to sustain optimal health.

Bishop James Chambers

Track : Track 2

The Dangers of Going at it Alone

Salon 2

We were not created to live in isolation. Difference between social and emotional isolation. The difference between isolation and loneliness. Interaction is necessary for healthy emotional and psychological well-being and how to factor in appropriate alone time.

Overseer Carol Harris

10:30 AM
to
11:45 AM
Track : Track 1

Have You Maxed Out? The Breaking Point

Salon 1

Good Stress. Bad Stress. Stress that Kills. Stress management understanding the idea of Time Out, Time Off and Time Away. The power in knowing how to say NO! Personal Sabbaths. Meditation, Quiet Time. Knowing when to shut down, shut off and shut away. No one is needed for everything, all the time for everyone. Attendees will begin a plan of stress management, stress reduction and stress elimination.

Rev. Dr. Dana Ray-Dotson

Track : Track 2

The Resiliency Factor

Salon 2

The factor that results in someone excelling in the face of adversity. Individuals who are most resilient learn to move past obstacles and life challenges in a healthy manner. It is more than just a character trait and can be done by everyone.

Bishop Richard Leaphart

12:00 PM
to
01:30 PM

Noon Worship Service

Main Ballroom

$0.00

Prophetess Tricia Gibson

07:00 PM
to
09:30 PM

Evening Worship Service

Main Ballroom

$0.00

Bishop John E. Guns

09:00 AM
to
10:15 AM
Track : Track 1

The Theology of Wellness

Salon 1

What does the Word of God says about holistic living? Are there actually Scriptures that emphasize the importance of seeking wellness in every area of your life? Does God really care about these things? Discover the truth about what God’s Word really says about this important subject. Once you know the truth, it just might change the way you think and live.

Bishop Reggie Hall

Track : Track 2

Preserving the Temple: Preventive Medicine

Salon 2

Addressing the person’s ability to avoid the development of disease or disability, primary prevention. Encourage early disease protection to prevent the worsening of disease and minimize complications, secondary prevention. As well as to reduce negative impact of an already-established disease to restore function and reduce disease related complications, tertiary prevention.

Pastor Katherine Chambers

10:30 AM
to
11:45 AM
Track : Track 1

Mindfulness, Meditation, and Ministry

Salon 1

Can a Christian practice Mindfulness or Meditation and be in the will of God? Many people outside the Church are discovering, discussing, and doing Mindfulness. But what exactly is Mindfulness? If you don’t know the truth, you just might be deceived. Learn how these three things can (or cannot) complement each other.

Bishop G.E. Livingston

Track : Track 2

The 5 most common Health Issues that plague the African American Church

Salon 2

Learn more on how to prevent, manage, and decrease complications. Also, the role of genetics, environment and disparities in health contributing to its prevalence. The issues we will be dealing include: - Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) - Diabetes - Metabolic Syndrome (Obesity) - Stroke - High Cholesterol

Dr. Cherie Hawkins-Meeks

12:00 PM
to
02:00 PM

National Address / Holy Communion

Main Ballroom

$0.00

This is our Official Day address by our Presiding Prelate and our celebration of Holy Communion.

07:00 PM
to
09:30 PM

Official Night

Main Ballroom

$0.00

This main service will feature our Presiding Prelate as the Rhema Bearer for the evening.

Bishop Eric Garnes