b'CHURCH NEWSTime to TransitionBy Detrice M. Brown qualityeducationforover500chil- expression of their value to the Body dren and youth from our community.of Christ and the world. He says that PastorRamonaiswidelyknownforeveryleadermustdiscerntheright I n preparation for the New Year 2020,herNANAministryfacilitatingthetime to step aside and pass leadership PropheticteachinginourHousehealingofthosewoundedbyabus- to others. Failure to do so will result in establishedthatthenumber20inesofallkinds.Shehasauthoredbecoming a liability and not an asset. Biblicalnumerologysymbolizestheandpublished24booksonHealthyHe recently told his congregation we completionofcycles.ItisconnectedLiving-HealthySexuality,Propheticare not retiring from life, work or min-toaperfectperiodofworkingandTraining and a series of Bible Studies.istry,Godstillhasmeaningfulwork waiting,labororsuffering,aperiodNew Beginnings has been known forforustodo.Wearedeterminedto oftestingandprovingfollowedbyatheirprofoundteaching,preachingcontinue to add value and be relevant season of reward and favor. After 20andworship.PastorLewisreleasedin the complex times and seasons we yearsofleadingtheNewBeginningshis debut album Holy Habitation inare living in. CathedralofWorshipcongregation,2016 and his music has gone aroundThere are still nations to reach, bro-ApostleLewis&ProphetessRamonathe world! To name just of few of theirken lives to heal, souls that need Gods Brownaretransitioningintoanewaccomplishments! great salvation, opportunities for mar-chapter of their lives.Nowafter20yearsofservingtheketplace ministry, social justice work TheLordhasusedthisdynamicApostle Lewis & Pastor Ramona Brown visionatNBCW,Godischalleng- andmore.Pastors,wecongratulate couple to preach, teach and proclaiming them to transition. Apostle Lewisyou on a job well done and are pray-the Gospel here in the Denver/AuroraCovenant partnering with this vision.hassaidthatitstimeforthemtoing for Gods strength and favor as you community, across the nation and theallowGodtore-purposetheirgiftingcontinue to love and serve Jesus!world.ApostleLewisbeginpreachingIn2005theLordblessedApostleandallowGodtogivethemafresh at the age 18 years old and has pouredLewis with a thriving congregation to his life and ministry into building thepurchase land and complete construc-local church and raising up leaders.tiononabeautifulministryfacility Pastor Ramona has served and min- in Aurora where it now serves as the isteredinthelocalchurchsinceherJurisdictionalHeadQuartersofthe COGIC.OurPastorsbothreceived earlyteensandhasalwayshadatheir Doctorates in Biblical Studies andIts time for them to allow God to passionfortheministryofprayer.Theology from the Minnesota Graduate Combined, they have 75 years of faith- School of Theology.re-purpose their gifting and allow God to fully serving the Lord in various capac-itiesofministry.TheLordhasusedTogethertheyestablishedthe thiscoupletoseehundredsofsoulsCathedralSchoolofMinistrywheregive them a fresh expression of their value come into the kingdom teaching themovertwohundredstudentsreceived how to discover their purpose and des- critical training in ministry and manyto the Body of Christ and the world.tiny. Many have been trained and com- whoattended,graduatedwithcol-missioned to answer the call of God.legeandpostgraduatedegrees.The PastorsandLeadershavereceivedNew Beginnings Academy a K-8 char-careandApostoliccoveringthroughter school was founded and provided BODY OF CHRIST NEWS JANUARY 2020 5'