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Estrada to Present Azusa Lecture on Spread of Pentecostalism

Dr. Wilfredo Estrada Adorno will present the Eleventh Annual Azusa Lecture on Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 p.m. in the North Cleveland Church of God Dixon Chapel.  Following Estrada’s presentation, Dr. Víctor Pagán will be presented with the Spirit of Azusa Award and a reception for his life-long leadership of the Pentecostal Movement.  The lecture and reception honoring Pagán are free and open to the public.

 
Women in the Church of God Bibliography Updated

In honor of Women’s History Month, the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center has updated our bibliography on Women in the Church of God.

 
Dixon Pentecostal Research Center Supports Multi-Cultural Ministries

The Dixon Pentecostal Research Center participated in the 16th Biennial International Fellowship Conference held at the North Cleveland Church of God in Cleveland, Tennessee, on July 15-18, 2015. 

 
Dixon Pentecostal Research Center Honored

The Dixon Pentecostal Research Center recently received the John H. Thweatt Archival Advancement Award from the Society of Tennessee Archivists (STA).

 
Black Ministries Awareness Celebration Honors Barrs

Dr. David G. Roebuck, Director of the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center, participated in events honoring Edmond and Rebecca Barr as part of Black Ministries Awareness Celebration.  On Thursday, February 6, Roebuck contributed to a panel discussion at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary on “Identity and Pentecostalism.”  The panel responded to a presentation by Dr. Jewrell Rivers in the Knight Conference Hall.

 
Rowlands to Present Azusa Lecture

Pastor Alec Rowlands will present the eighth annual Azusa Lecture, “Standing at the Crossroads: God’s Guiding Presence in Revival.”  The lecture will be Thursday, October 24, at 7:00 p.m. in the North Cleveland Church of God’s Bryant Fellowship Hall.  Following Rowlands’ presentation, Dr. R. Hollis Gause will receive the Spirit of Azusa Award for his life-long contribution to the Pentecostal movement as a Bible teacher, scholar, and author.  The lecture and a reception for Gause are free and open to the public.

 
Oldest World Missions Congregation Continues Centennial Celebration

A century ago Missionary Carl M. Padgett established the Church of God on Green Turtle Cay, a small island in the Bahamas.  Now the oldest continuing Church of God outside the United States, the local church was set in order on July 24, 1913.  Church Historian David Roebuck and the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center participated in the congregation’s centennial celebration, which began on Pentecost Sunday.

 
Janie Hand Retires after 17 Years

The Dixon Pentecostal Research Center celebrated the retirement of long-time employee Janie Hand this past December during a Christmas event with the staff of the Research Center and Squires Library. Mrs. Hand has worked at the Pentecostal Research Center since November 1995, which gave her the longest tenure of any employee in the history of the Center.

 
Arrington Receives Spirit of Azusa Award

The Reverend Dr. French L. Arrington received the Spirit of Azusa Award this past October 30 following the seventh annual Azusa Lecture at the North Cleveland Church of God.  

 
Thomas Presents 2012 Azusa Lecture on “Apocalypse”

Dr. John Christopher Thomas will present the seventh annual Azusa Lecture, "'In the Spirit on the Lord's Day': The Holy Spirit in the Book of Revelation." The lecture will be Tuesday, October 30, at 7:00 p.m. in the North Cleveland Church of God's Bryant Fellowship Hall. Following Thomas' presentation, Dr. French L. Arrington will receive the Spirit of Azusa Award for his life-long contribution to the Pentecostal movement as a scholar and teacher of the Bible.

 
Church of God Is Founding Member of Digital Pentecostal Archives

The Church of God has partnered with other Pentecostal denominations and libraries to make many of our heritage resources available to students and scholars around the world.

 
Gaines Receives Spirit of Azusa Award

Pictured left to right: Dr. David G. Roebuck, Reverend Margaret Gains, Mrs. Victoria Eachus, and Dr. Steven J. Land, president, Pentecostal Theological Seminary.

 
Roebuck to Present 2011 Azusa Lecture and Reverend Margaret Gaines Honored

Dr. David G. Roebuck presents the sixth annual Azusa Lecture, “Hastening the Gospel to Every Land: Church of God Pioneers and the Great Commission,” Tuesday, October 18. Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m. in the North Cleveland Church of God Bryant Fellowship Hall.  The Spirit of Azusa Award will be presented to Reverend Margaret Gaines for her life-long contribution to the Pentecostal movement as a missionary. 

 
Farewell to Frances Treadaway Arrington

This long-time Director of the Lee College Library/William G. Squires Library and friend to the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center went home to be with the Lord Tuesday afternoon, August 2, 2011.   

 
F.J. Lee Exhibit Now On Display

A new exhibit on the life and ministry of F.J. Lee is now featured in the Leadership and Communications building of the Church of God International Offices in Cleveland, Tennessee.

 
Cary Receives Spirit of Azusa Award

Dr. Lovell R. Cary received the Spirit of Azusa Award Tuesday evening, October 12, 2010, as part of the fifth annual Azusa Lecture.  Pictured is Dr. David Roebuck (left) and the Reverend Billy Wilson (right) presenting the Spirit of Azusa Award to Dr. Lovell R. Cary.

 
Bill George to Present Annual Azusa Lecture

Dr. Bill George will present the fifth annual Azusa Lecture, “Stories from the Field: A Century of Great Commission Obedience,” at 7:00 on Tuesday evening, October 12, 2010, in the North Cleveland Church of God’s Bryant Fellowship Hall.  After George’s presentation, Dr. Lovell R. Cary will be presented the Spirit of Azusa Award for his life-long contribution to the Pentecostal movement. 

 
Into All the World Heritage Exhibit Celebrates World Missions Centennial

Friends of the Dixon Pentecostal Research Center gathered Wednesday, September 22, 2010, for the formal opening of the Church of God Heritage Exhibit Into All the World

 
Oldest International Church Of God Donates Records

Pastor Johnny Lowe presents the Green Turtle Cay records to Dr. David Roebuck.

 
Roebuck Interviews Black Ministers

Dr. Roebuck interviewed Bishop James and Reverend Evelyn Gooden at the Fourth Avenue Church of God in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

 
New Historical Exhibits on Display

The “Birth of a Movement” exhibit is one of six historical displays at the Church of God International Offices.

 
Morgan Writes Mississippi History

Dr. Louis F. Morgan recently completed a history of the Church of God in Mississippi entitled Streams of Living Water