Welcome to GREATER PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST
 
 
730 North Cleveland Street,   Wichita, KS    67214  
PHONE: 316.262.7155
 
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OUR MINISTIRES

    Youth and Worship Arts Ministry
    InReach and Family Life Ministry
    Evangelism and Outreach Ministry
     
Elder Dwain Hedgepeth
Associate Pastor,   InReach / Family Life
Minister Brock Roberts
Assistant to the Associate Pastor
Minister Greg Jackson
Assistant to the Associate Pastor

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
OUR LEADERS  /  DEPARTMENTS
 
Auxiliaries and Departments
Educational Programs Multi-Media Ministry:
Photography, Television, Web, Camera
Health and Wellness Ministry New Members’ Ministry
Hospitality Pastor’s Aide
Lifeline Ministry Singles Ministry
Mighty Men of Purpose Usher/Greeters Ministry
Mother’s Board Womens Department
 
 
  Educational Programs:
Sunday School
The mission of the Sunday School is to provide a conducive environment for everyone from preschool to adults to grow, learn and understand the Bible so that it will help them in their relationship with Jesus Christ.  The Sunday School is one of the educational arms of Greater Pentecostal.  Its purpose is to give biblical education to every age group in our church.  It is designed to give practical understanding of the Bible so that it can be applied to our every day life. The following classes are functional in our  Sunday Schools Department; Adult Class, Senior Class, Jr High Class, Junior Class, Primary Class and Pre-K – Kindergarten.  Sunday School is responsible for Vacation Bible School and the Sunday School picnic.
 
Tutoring Program
It is our goal to ensure all our students are achieving their potential. Therefore, Greater Pentecostal will provide free tutoring to any students from 1st-12th grade.  The Tutoring program will be conducted by teachers in our ministry and any other volunteers who have the abilities to help our student make the grade we know they can make.  Tutoring is held at 5 PM each Wednesday night during the school year.
 
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  Health and Wellness Ministry
Provides a holistic approach to health and wellness by ministering to the mind, body and spirit of Godís people. The mission and purpose of the Health Ministry of Greater Pentecostal is to educate our members on the numerous health issues affecting our community and our personal health. Additionally, the ministry is designed to provide health and hygiene classes for men, women and children. It is further designed to provide nursing assistance during our worship services. The ministry will host numerous free workshops on such vital topics as cancer, high blood pressure, heart disease, women health, exercise, etc. The ministry will work diligently to bring in professionals to discuss these topics so the members of Greater Pentecostal can get the best available information on health issues that affect our community, race and society in general.

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  Hospitality
The mission of the Hospitality Ministry is to extend a warm welcome to all visitors and help in the Churchís mission to introduce each one of them to the Gospel of Jesus. We are committed to strengthening and encouraging one another with authenticity, sympathy, mutuality, honesty, humility, courtesy and frequency. We are an enthusiastic group of volunteers providing hospitality assistance to all GP ministries, as well as the sick and shut in. We look at every visitor as a member that has not joined us yet! Hospitality is a ministry that supports the entire church. We extend to guests and friends of the pastor and church a helping hand and a friendly spirit. We are dedicated to satisfying our guests hunger and thirst at designated times. We primarily serve at the discretion of the Pastor and assist other auxiliaries in fulfilling requests for special services and the coordination of serving the church and their families who are bereaved. We also help facilitate activities by providing help with event planning, greeting, food services and decorations.

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  Lifeline Ministry
The purpose of the Lifeline Ministry is to be a net that will catch those who could ďslip through the cracks.Ē The goal is to ensure that none would be lost who have been called to be part of the Greater Pentecostal vision. The purpose of the ministry is to contact new member within one week of membership to welcome them to the GP Family. Also, will be responsible for follow up with a call once a month for six months after membership. Will also contact those whom we have not seen in a while to make sure everything is okay and offer the member(s) the opportunity to have the pastor contact them.

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  Mighty Men of Purpose
Men need men in their lives. The Mighty Men of Purpose is a ministry for all men to come together and strengthen each other. They meet once a week in a casual and relaxed atmosphere for a time of fellowship. They also take time to get into the word together as men, realizing that it is important for all men to be the priest of his house. Men also have the opportunity to share with each other testimonies of the things they have been through, so even a sinner will be able to see the awesome power of Godís forgiving love, and the hope of his restoration. They encourage, strengthen, and nurture each other. There are also special activities planned so that the men can get to know each other better. Through these outings the men are able to just get together and experience the joy of brotherhood. To develop Christian men by holding brothers accountable through the practice of their faith while cultivating leaders within the home, community and church. Our mission is to unify and strengthen the brothers in the Body of Christ, to bring establishment in Biblical Principles according to the Word of God, to win souls to the Body of Christ, to become mentors to young men in our church and the community, and to strengthen the family through Biblical Principles. The GP Mighty Men of Purpose, every Sunday at 6:00 pm in the basement of the GP annex.

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  Motherís Board
The Motherís Board of Greater Pentecostal consist of all ladies 55 years or older. The Board is there to provide support to each other and to the young women of Greater Pentecostal. The Board will use their experience to teach the young women in Greater Pentecostal how to be ladies, mothers, wives and leaders in the home, church and community. The Motherís Board is responsible to the Church Mothers and will coordinate all activities with the Church Mother and Pastor. They serve as ďGreetersĒ to welcome visitors and members to Sunday morning service and special events. They will encourage ladies who are over the age of 55 to continue to use their God given talents in Greater Pentecostal. Finally, they ensure ladies over 55 have the opportunities to volunteer their time and service to the Greater Pentecostal Ministry.

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  Multi-Media Ministry
The Multi-Media Ministry is the cutting edge technology ministry of Greater Pentecostal that serves as a channel for advancing ministries through technology. The Communication Ministry specialized in communicating messages and services through cassette tapes, CDs and DVDs. Additionally this ministry ensures that the sound system operates optimally. This ministry is also responsible for the Television ministry of Greater Pentecostal. Our mission is to enhance the worship service with Sound, Visual, DVD, and Computer Technology. Oversee Media Production of Sunday services, Wednesday night prayer and bible study and all special events.

Church Photographer
The Church Photographer is responsible for taking pictures of all GP events and presentations in which he or she is available. He or she will ensure the church received electronic photos (via CD) of these events and presentations for the GP Newsletters, bulletin board, and slide presentation.
 
Television Ministry
Responsible for setup, operation and maintenance of all television equipment. Coordinate scripting, editing, and production of all church television programs and commercials. Serves as the editor and the developer of the Greater Pentecostal Television Program that is seen throughout the State of Kansas on Sundays at 8:30 AM on Cox Cable Channel 62.
 
Website Ministry
The purpose of the Website Ministry is to minister the Gospel to the world via the Internet. It is the goal of this ministry to create an electronic and visible expression of the word of God to minister the Gospel.
 
Camera Production
The purpose of the Camera Production staff is to record all Sunday services and special events for the GP television program and to make the DVDs available for purchase by members and visitors. The staff will give a free DVD to all speakers immediately after service. The camera production team will work to improve our recording ministry to develop ways to use multiple cameras, shots, and views of the service. We will strive to record and produce professional DVDs.
 
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  New Membersí Ministry
Assists new members by providing information about the Mission and Vision of the church. Organizes New Members course. Coordinate New Members Graduation ceremonies, and provide information about the various ministries that they may join upon completion of the New Members courses. The New Members class (a six-week course) is held during Sunday School at 9:30 AM in the GP Annex. The New members ministry is to ensure all New members attend the New Members Classes.

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  Pastorís Aide
Caring for God's people is at the very heart of the shepherd of this church. Shepherd's Care is dedicated to meeting the special needs of Greater Pentecostal First Family. The attentiveness shown to the shepherd of Greater Pentecostal is very important and the Shepherdís Care Team is here to provide support to the Pastor and his family. The Pastorís Aide team will assist the members in sharing our love and support for our Pastor and First Lady by working with the Assistant Pastor and whomever the pastor designate, in hosting a yearly Pastoral Anniversary. The Pastorís Aide team will ensure our Pastor is financially blessed during District Meetings and Good Shepherd nights during Kansas Southwest Jurisdictional meetings. Additionally, the Pastorís Aide committee will ensure our pastor and first lady are blessed during special events.

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  Singles Ministry
Our goal is to help all singles realize that if they seek God first, all things, including a spouse if it is desirable, will be provided for them. The singles ministry provides fellowship along with words of wisdom from various leaders within the ministry. The singles meet on a regular basis to enjoy each other through a variety of outings and activities. These outings allow our singles to meet one another and bring a level of accountability to the ministry because we are our brotherís keeper! Did you know that many of the leaders in the Word of God were single? Just to name a few: Jesus Christ, John the Baptist, and Paul... what great company you are in. It is through this Biblical example that we can learn that being single is not a handicap, but it can be a blessing.

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  Usher/Greeters Ministry
Provides an opportunity to demonstrate the Agape love written in the Bible. This ministry is the first point of contact; "hands on" communication with people who may never have experienced Agape love. They will greet everyone who enters the doors of Greater Pentecostal, with a hello and a smile. They will do everything possible to ensure everyone is comfortable during all services so that everyone will have a mind prepared to worship and receive the Word of God. The Ushers are the most important people on Sundays and at any time they are on duty, because their actions will determine if a person feels comfortable and pleased to worship with us. People can go to a number of wonderful churches in our communities, so when they decide to visit our church, we need to show they unconditional love. By their actions they will show the Love of God and this church.

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  Womens Department
The Women's Ministry is dedicated to developing women into virtuous mothers, wives, daughters, and sisters in Christ. This is done through mentoring, coaching and studying the Word of God. Every woman is encouraged to put God first by emphasizing her personal relationship with Christ. The GP Women's Ministry is actively involved in growing in spirit and knowledge of God's word, while uniting as sisters in Christ. The goal is to build an effective department of women so that they can be good leaders in the church, in their homes, jobs and communities. To teach the women (young and old) how to live godly Christian lives. The overall purpose of Womenís Ministries at Greater Pentecostal is to raise up Godly women who will glorify Christ in all areas of their lives. By encouraging, training, and challenging women to minister to each other and the church as God has gifted them to do so, the Womenís Ministries can provide a biblically sound avenue for achieving this overall purpose. The Women meets every Sunday at 6 PM (except 3rd Sunday), in the main sanctuary to discuss areas such as: Health, Finance, Family, & Relationships. The Women Department consist of the Young Women Christian Council (YWCC), Christian Women Council (CWC), Puritan (age 12 through 17), Sunshine Band (age 11 and under) and Wednesday night children Bible classes. The Sunshine Band and Puritans meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

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