The Presbytery
1 Timothy 4:14



And he gave some, apostles, and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers.

Ephesians 4:11

The scriptural definitions, designations, and offices of God’s true (human) messengers–often translated angels in the scriptures–are many and varied. This is due to their particular gifts from the Lord which are given without respect to race, gender, national origin, or socio-economic status.  Read more…

Bro. Layne was born on March 30, 1944, of church of God lineage in Ashland, Kentucky, and in youth was associated with the radical pioneers of the church of God. He was raised from the depths of sin to radical holiness and obtained a clear experience of Holy Ghost baptism. Soon after, God laid the charge of gospel ministry upon his heart. Called to be an apostle, he restored what had been lost through the awful and disastrous spiritual silence which began in the early 1900′s. Read more…

God is calling on us to be the church of God in the apostolic sense, not in name only, but in reality and power. The sounding forth of the seventh trumpet will accomplish this.

Daniel W. Layne

The Apostles

D. Ray Tinsman
Chief Apostle

Stephen Hargrave

Elizabeth Oppel

Henry Hildebrandt

Patrick O’Shea Sr.

Benjamin Tovstiga

Addison Everett

Patrick O’Shea Jr.

Randall Hargrave

Ernest Benion Jr.

General Ministerial Body of the Church of God

The General Ministerial Body governs the church of God under the direction and guidance of the Holy Spirit and the Apostles. They meet regularly and are in full unity with each other and the church as a whole.