Pastor Bogan

Pastor Bogan

Pastor Eric Caiaphas Bogan is the youngest son of the late Bishop Walter E. Bogan, Sr., and Mother Dianne M. Bogan.  He is also the grandson of the late Bishop C.J. and Mother Lillian Johnson, and the late Bishop A. G. Burrell and Mother Norma Burrell. As well as the great-grandson of the late Superintendent Theodore R. and Erma Harris.

Pastor Bogan attended the University of Michigan.  After accepting his call to the ministry, he, together with his wife Karleen, attended Rhema Bible Training Center in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma where they graduated in 1999.  After returning home to Michigan, Pastor Bogan was ordained an Elder in the Church Of God In Christ under the late Bishop C. L. Anderson, Jr., and later appointed as Co-Pastor of Harris Memorial Church of God in Christ, under his father, Bishop W.E. Bogan, Sr.

Pastor Bogan has dedicated himself to helping people grow and mature in the Word of God.  He is a devout student of the Word, and is known for his bold, anointed, and powerful teaching ministry. Pastor Bogan is someone who walks in the truth of God’s word and shows love to all.  He is happily married to the love of his life, Karleen Bogan.

Mrs. Karleen Bogan is the youngest daughter of Mr. Warren E. Barge, Jr. and Mrs. Linda (Barge) Jackson.  She attended both Tennessee State and the University of Michigan.  She is a woman who is so honored to be a born again, spirit-filled, disciple of Jesus Christ.

As the assistant Director of Women’s Ministries for Harris Memorial COGIC, she is highly motivated and spiritually qualified to lead women.  She has been a member of Harris Memorial since the young age of 12.  She has called Bishop Walter E. Bogan, Sr. & Mother Dianne M. Bogan her spiritual parents long before she called them her in-laws.

Lady Karleen is a woman who believes in doing the work of the Lord in the spirit of excellence.  She  confidently leads women by example.  She depends on the Lord for wisdom and direction daily. She is a woman who exemplifies the characteristics of godliness.  She desires for women everywhere to be saved, to be holy, and to be examples first in the home, in the church, and in their community.

She believes that women ought to encourage themselves daily in the word of God and speak to themselves with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs.  She also believes that women today must be mature, maintain their focus and find their place to serve in ministry that they may become an asset to the body of Christ rather than a hindrance.

She is a loving and supportive wife to Pastor Eric C. Bogan. Together they have three beautiful children: Kolby Shantel, Blake Harris and Luke Emile.