Apostle Dr. Christine Morris
"Fight the good fight of faith, lay
hold on eternal life".
1 Timothy 6:12
It was Sunday, April 1957, when she walked into First Pentecostal Church at 1517 West Hastings Street, Chicago, Illinois. The Pastor, the late Bishop James Morris, asked if he could pray for her and that day God healed her of cancer in the throat. She joined in July and received the Holy Ghost, she was 30 years old.
Years later after working day and night as a Missionary and serving in many capacities in the church, she became the wife of the Bishop. She served faithfully and honorably as his Co-Pastor for 12 years until his death in 1981. Later in that same year, she was consecrated as Pastor of First Pentecostal Church by Apostle Richard D. Henton. God had gifted her with the gift of healing (blinded eyes, cancer, AIDS, drug addicts, mentally disturbed, and many others).
Being the creative and spirited person she is, many major things were accomplished by her.
•One of the first wives to become Co-Pastor to her husband.
•Started the first Women's Day Service in her church and a few years later became a 3-day Convention.
•Continued with the Sunrise Easter morning breakfasts from 1964-2001.
•Provides food for the elderly at Thanksgiving.
•Started the first nursery in her church.
•Became a Bible Teacher over 40 years ago and still teaches class every Tuesday morning.
•Counsels Pastors and First Ladies all over the country.
•Received her Doctorate Degree in 1991 from Trinity College.
•Consecrated to Apostleship in 2001.
•Ordained Apostles, Bishops, many Pastors, Elders, Evangelists and Missionaries.
•Dedicated over fifteen churches in and around
the Chicagoland area and one in St. John, Virgin
•Founder and Visionary of "Speak the Truth Fellowship", which started with seventeen (17) churches.
•Founder of the 1st P School of Ministry which begun in January 2004.
•Pastored the First Pentecostal Church of God for 25 years until January 2005.
•Currently she serves as President and Overseer of the First Pentecostal Churches of God, with eight churches in the counsel.
She is the mother of one daughter, Dr. Bernice Williams (who serves as Pastor), four (4) grandchildren, eight (8) great grandchildren, and four (4) great-great grandchildren.
She continues to keep God first in her life and she lives her motto, "Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life". 1 Timothy 6:12