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40 Years of Marriage
37 Years in the Pastorate
23 Years - District Superintendent
13 Years - Jurisdictional Administrative Assistant
7 Years - Jurisdictional Bishop
20 years Computer Engineering and Information Technology Management
Jurisdictional Headquarters (30 acres, 9 buildings, 116,000 square ft. of building space)
Jurisdictional Headquarters Purchase Price ( $4.6 million - Current Value $19 million)
Jurisdictional Sponsored Life Insurance for Every Pastor
Commission Member - Church of God in Christ Constitution Convention (2002)
Member - Board of Bishops Judicial Committee November 2016 (4-year term)
Chairman - General Assembly Campaign Standards Committee (Presently Serving)
Member - Board of Bishops Advisory Board (Presently Serving)
Member - Executive Board, International Prayer Team (Presently Serving)
As a life-long member of the Church of God in Christ (COGIC), he was taught by his parents to fear God. At age 16, he received the baptism of the Holy Ghost and flourished in wisdom and knowledge under the direction and leadership of his pastor, Dr. Wiley C. Neal and the saints at the Andalusia COGIC, Andalusia, AL
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A LEADER WITH INTEGRITY!
Bishop Alphonso Denson has lived his life with integrity, honor, and sterling character. He is noted for his unwavering stance in holiness, faithfulness to church, family and community, an impeccable commitment to prayer and his obedience to the Holy Spirit.
After the death of Bishop James Earl Gordon in April 2014, Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., leader and Chief Apostle of the Church of God in Christ Worldwide, appointed Bishop Denson as the next Jurisdictional Prelate of the Louisiana East First Jurisdiction.
Bishop Alphonso Denson
International Holy Convocation - Official Day Processional
Church of God in Christ Incorporated
"No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.""No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence." MLK
A LEADER WHO SERVES!
In 1981 Alphonso Denson married the lovely, Eula Young (an educator, and evangelist missionary) They are blessed with two children: a son, Alphonso, Jr., wife Nakia, and a daughter, Camille and husband, Derrick Guillory, and seven grandchildren. Bishop Denson was employed with NCR/ATT as a Computer Engineer for nearly twenty (20) years.
In 1982, Bishop Denson began preaching the gospel under the leadership of the late Superintendent Burley Lafleur in Pineville, Louisiana.
1984 appointed Pastor of the Abram Temple COGIC in Bunkie, Louisiana and is the Founder and CEO of Abram Temple Community Development Corporation.
Bishop Alphonso Denson and
First Lady Eula Denson - Wife , Mother, Educator, Evangelist
A LEADER WHO IS FOCUSED!
Bishop Alphonso Denson as Jurisdictional prelate of Louisiana First East Jurisdiction offers $100,000 of life insurance to every pastor regardless of age or tenure.
Relative to the jurisdiction's 30 acres, Bishop Denson is currently in the midst of a notable Economic Development plan for the property. This includes, but is not limited to, the redesign and development of the jurisdiction's current conference center. The new development will house a new business and conference center as well a full-service (4-5 stars) hotel. Given the extremely close proximity to the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport this project will create a significant and lasting impact on the regional economy and local community.
Additionally, he serves as CEO of Abram Temple Community Development Corporation and is currently working to bring affordable housing units to the community it serves.
Bishop Alphonso Denson loves the Lord and His people. The Bishop believes in Holy living and that “Your Best Life Is In Christ.”
Bishop Alphonso Denson and
The Honorable John Bel Edwards
Governor, State of Louisiana
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