Bookmark and Share
 

Church History

Church History and Location


Christian Fellowship Church of God in Christ was founded in December, 1989 by Rev. Dr. Ronnie Fields.  Christian Fellowship is incorporated as a non-profit, 501(c)3 religious entity in the State of Florida.  The principle sanctuary location of the church is 1409 Hoag Avenue, Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida.  In addition, the church has property located on Hoag Avenue and Roosevelt Avenue in Melbourne, Florida.


Church Mission


In order to achieve the Founder's goal of Kingdom-building, the four-fold mission of the church is: 


  • SERVICE to community residents and families in the areas of spiritual, social, emotional and physical needs.

  • EVANGELISM and outreach to families and individuals to provide them with peace, deliverance and Salvation through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

  • EDUCATION and training that will enable parishioners and community residents to live positive, productive and Spirit-filled lives.

  • SUPPORT for individuals and families through compassionate care and benevolent support.


Church Purpose & Philosophy


The purpose of our Church is to provide a strong emphasis of Christ-centered service to the community, spiritual education and training, compassionate care and support for its members.  Christian Fellowship COGIC's philosophy is that all human beings are created to be successful in their relationship with each other and God.  To obtain this success, we believe that this can be achieved through: 


(1) A systematic study of the Bible as the Sacred Scriptures. 

(2) Maintaining a consistent and daily prayer time coupled with a God-centered lifestyle. 

(3) Participating in regular periods of the spiritual discipline of fasting for spiritual growth.  

(4) Seeking the Baptism of and obtain the indwelling of the Holy Spirit as a means of maintaining Salvation and Holy Living.


Church Affiliation and Memberships


Christian Fellowship COGIC has regional membership with the Greater Orlando District Church of God in Christ, headquartered in Orlando, Florida.  Christian Fellowship COGIC has jurisdictional membership in the Jurisdiction of Southwestern Florida, headquartered in Tampa, Florida.  Our church is an affiliate member of the internationally-based Church of God in Christ, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.