Statement Archive

June 19, 2020 Update
06/19/2020 , David K. Bernard
We anticipate business as usual for General Conference 2020 with minimal impact due to COVID-19 restrictions. The State of Missouri has removed all statewide COVID-19 restrictions, and local authorities are expected to relax their restrictions.
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A Timeline of Racial & Ethnic Affirmation
06/12/2020 , David K. Bernard
A historical timeline of the United Pentecostal Church International's efforts to promote racial and ethnic affirmation.
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Pentecost Sunday Report
06/02/2020 , David K. Bernard
During a worldwide pandemic and social turmoil, the church continues to have revival. For the Day of Pentecost, the UPCI offered special online services in English and Spanish. To date, we have received the following reports:
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May 21, 2020 Update
05/21/2020 , David K. Bernard
The UPCI Strategic Growth Initiative and the UPCI Evangelist Ministry are partnering to produce online worship services for Pentecost Sunday. These services will be available in both English and Spanish at 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM, Eastern Daylight Time, Sunday, May 31, 2020.
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Pandemic Conference Call
04/28/2020 , David K. Bernard
General Superintendent David K. Bernard recently participated in a conference call with US Attorney General William Barr and US Surgeon General Jerome Adams regarding churches and the coronavirus pandemic.
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Guidelines for In-Person Worship
04/28/2020 , David K. Bernard
The National Apostolic Christian Leadership Conference has released guidelines for churches returning to in-person worship services. With the commencement of the “Opening Up America Again” policy, churches should begin to look at how to return to in-person worship services.
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COVID-19 and the Church
04/10/2020 , David K. Bernard
General Superintendent David K. Bernard participated in a Wednesday, April 8 conference call with President Trump, Vice President Pence, Franklin Graham, and other religious leaders including Protestant ministers, Catholic priests, and Jewish rabbis regarding ongoing developments in the coronavirus pandemic.
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A Divine Shift
04/03/2020 , David K. Bernard
UPCI General Superintendent David K. Bernard issues a challenge to the church to seize opportunities for ministry and evangelism that have been presented by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Apostolic Day of Prayer on Friday, March 27
03/24/2020 , David K. Bernard
The Apostolic Fellowship Summit is calling all Apostolic Pentecostals to prayer for our nation on Friday, March 27, 2020. The Summit is an annual meeting of the seven largest Oneness Pentecostal organizations in the United States, hosted by Urshan Graduate School of Theology. Leaders of these organizations will pray together via Zoom.
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World Headquarters Provides Support during Coronavirus Crisis
03/20/2020 , David K. Bernard
UPCI World Headquarters is providing support and resources to missionaries, churches, and constituents through its various ministries during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time there are unexpected needs among our North American and global missionaries that we can help defray. We also have opportunities to provide assistance to our churches and families.
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