Our History

Our History

A Soul Saving Station

December 20, 1945

A Soul Saving Station

In December of 1945, endowed with a spiritual vision to start a work for the Lord and submit himself to do God’s will, Elder Theodore R. Harris…

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Up From Below

May 5, 1957

Up From Below

Elder Harris soon had a strong desire to build a new sanctuary on top of his humble basement church.  The Lord favored him and sent a young up…

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Church Expansion

May 5, 1974

Church Expansion

Again the congregation worked diligently with much sacrifice and paid the mortgage off in 1964. In 1974, Pastor Harris instituted another construction project for an…

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The End of An Era

July 25, 1980

The End of An Era

Superintendent Theodore. R. Harris departed this life on Friday, July 25, 1982.  It was said of Supt. Harris as it was said of King David…

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Taking up the Mantle

July 30, 1980

Taking up the Mantle

Elder Walter E. Bogan, Sr. was installed as pastor of the New Harris Temple Church of God in Christ following the death of his grandfather,…

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Gaining Momentum

February 3, 1983

Gaining Momentum

Supt. Bogan, along with his wife Dianne M. Bogan, gained momentum by building on their early success.  They each put their hand to the plow.

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Sure You’re Right!

May 7, 1992

Sure You’re Right!

  During the latter part of the 1980’s, Pastor Bogan cast his vision for an ambition building project.  Although the city of Flint was experiencing a great economic…

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He Desires A Good Work

August 18, 2001

He Desires A Good Work

The bible says in 1 Timothy 3:1, “…If a man desires the office of a bishop, he desires a good work.”  After the passing of…

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Good Evening Children…

January 8, 2006

Good Evening Children…

On Sunday, January 8, 2006, Bishop Bogan delivered what would be his final sermon titled, “Stay on the Ship.” Later that day, surrounded by his devoted…

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The Legacy Continues…

March 14, 2006

The Legacy Continues…

As a fourth generation preacher, Pastor Eric C. Bogan would continue the legacy left by his late father (Bishop Walter Bogan) and great-grandfather (Supt. T….

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Teaching the Truth…

June 5, 2008

Teaching the Truth…

A devout student of the Word, Pastor C is known for his bold, anointed, and powerful teaching ministry. He dedicates himself to helping people grow…

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Marching Forward

July 12, 2016

Marching Forward

Pastor Bogan, along with his wife Karleen and the Harris Memorial Church, will continue to provide a place where people from all backgrounds can fellowship…

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