Legacy of SPCOG

Founder

Pastor/Bishop Albert D. Porter

 

29 years of Servitude

 

In 1956, Reverend A.D. Porter the founder of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church started having church services inside his house. Prior to coming into the knowledge of holiness Reverend A. D. Porter taught the Baptist doctrine. One night during bible class Mother Audrey visited Sharon Missionary Baptist Church where she listened to the teachings. After several visits, Mother Audrey asked to teach on holiness to the congregation. Bishop was convicted to baptize in the name of Jesus in 1961 and then he took several members of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church to be Baptized in Jesus name. In 1966, by the leading of the lord Jr. Bishop A.D. Porter became Bishop A. D. Porter and started Sharon Pentecostal Church of God. From this God began to reveal his hidden mysteries of the God Head to Bishop and his conviction was so strong that he was known as the God Head Preacher of the North. Many was baptize in Jesus name under Bishop ministry and received the gift of the Holy Ghost until the Lord took him home in1985.

 

Rose of Sharon

Pastor/Mother Lottie M. McCoy

 

29 years of Servitude

 

In 1959, Mother Lottie M. McCoy became a member of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of the late Bishop A. D. Porter. After receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost alongside several other members of Sharon Missionary Baptist Church Lottie M. McCoy became Missionary McCoy. Missionary McCoy always acted like a mother to God’s people even in her early age. When Sharon Missionary Baptist Church change their name to Sharon Pentecostal Church of God, Missionary McCoy was ordained as an Apostolic Mother of the church. In 1985, Bishop A.D. Porter went by the leading of God and appointed Mother Lottie M. McCoy to assistant pastor of Sharon and when the late Bishop A.D. Porter passed away Mother McCoy became the Pastor of Sharon Pentecostal Church of God. Standing on the word of God while fasting and praying she gave all of herself to God and stood in the gap for his people.