Bishop G.A. Thompson of Jubilee Christian Church to Speak at World Overcomers Christian Church

Father of Senior Pastor Andy Thompson to Address Worshippers with a Message of God’s Eternal Kingdom on Sunday, March 18

Research Triangle Park, NC, March 15, 2012 --( Senior Pastor Andy Thompson, founder of World Overcomers Christian Church (, a nondenominational church serving worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community, has announced that his father, Bishop G.A. Thompson, will speak at the church’s Sunday morning services on March 18 at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon in the sanctuary located at 2933 S. Miami Blvd. in Durham. His message will center on the hope that is found in God’s eternal kingdom.

A native of Philadelphia, Bishop Thompson holds a bachelor’s degree from the Moody Bible Institute in Chicago and a master’s degree in theology from the Boston University School of Theology. A senior pastor in Boston for 40 years, he leads Jubilee Christian Church, which was founded in 1982 and is one of the largest congregations in New England. Bishop Thompson is the presiding prelate as well for Church Without Walls International, a network of churches he founded in 1982 in order to transform inner cities. He and his wife, Yvonne, have been married 45 years and have eight children and 21 grandchildren.

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“I am honored to welcome my father, Bishop G.A. Thompson, to speak at World Overcomers Christian Church,” said Thompson. “His influence as a man of God in my life, as well as the lives of many others he ministered to over the years, has been immeasurable, and I know he will bring God’s word to life as he preaches to our congregation.”

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- Bishop Thompson is a candidate for a doctorate degree in ministry at the Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte, N.C.

- He was consecrated to the apostolic office of bishop in September 1999.

About World Overcomers Christian Church:
World Overcomers Christian Church (WOCC) serves worshippers in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park community and beyond by creating a spiritual experience that is powerful and positive for participants. Since 2003, WOCC has offered a casual, contemporary, dynamic service ministering to people of all ages and backgrounds. Under the leadership of Senior Pastor Andy Thompson (“Pastor Andy”), WOCC provides quality community service as well as Biblical ministry as part of its mission to create a balanced victory with a God-designed life. The church believes that God is as concerned about your life on earth as He is with where you will spend eternity. Its charitable activities include the annual Thanksgiving food drive, Angel Tree donations and volunteer work throughout the year in local shelters and schools. Located at 2933 S. Miami Blvd. at the intersection with TW Alexander Drive in Research Triangle Park, WOCC has more than 8,000 members attending its non-denominational services on Sundays at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. “The Truth with Pastor Andy Thompson” airs weekdays at 6:30 a.m. and Sundays at 8 a.m. on WRDC. For more information, visit

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