Chicago, IL, July 13, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International (FGBCFI) opened its 2008 annual conference in Birmingham, Alabama on Tuesday, June 24th by consecrating nine new Bishops.
One of the nine was Victor D. Agee, Senior Pastor of Praise Temple of Restoration. He was consecrated as the State Bishop of the Illinois Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship. Bishop Agee will oversee the 39 churches located in the state of Illinois.
Bishop Victor Agee is the Founder and Senior Pastor of Praise Temple of Restoration which is located on the west side of Chicago, and has just celebrated his 15th Year Pastoral Anniversary. Guided by his leadership, Praise Temple is a dynamic ministry that is active and effective in youth, evangelism, social service, and outreach to people struggling with substance abuse and those effected with HIV and AIDS. Visit their website for more information about the church at PraiseTempleChurch.org.
The Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship was founded in New Orleans in 1993 by Presiding Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr. It was founded to bridge the gap between the Baptists and Pentecostals. Beyond theology, the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship emphasizes evangelistic outreach, striving to reach out into the community and show the love of Christ. Feel free to visit the State of Illinois FGBCFI at IllinoisFullGospelBaptist.org.
There will be a post-Consecration Service celebrating Bishop Agee’s elevation on Monday, October 13th at Praise Temple of Restoration in Chicago.