“But you have come to Mount Zion, the city of the living God, the heavenly Jerusalem … to the church of the firstborn, whose names are written in heaven.”
Christ Ahnsahnghong founded the Church of God in 1964 in South Korea, as prophesied in the Bible. Over the past 50 years, the Church of God has been the only church carrying out the movement to restore the original teachings of the Early Church with which Jesus Christ established the Church of God.
Since its founding, the Church has grown rapidly with more than 2.7 million registered members in 7,000 locations in 175 countries. In Maryland, the Church of God is located right between Annapolis, Baltimore, and Columbia, in Glen Burnie. It hosts numerous Bible education events open for the community, including its series BEP (Bible Education Presentation) Talks, where guests gain deeper insight into a variety of biblical topics.
The Church of God in Maryland has been dedicated to serving its community through environmental protection efforts, supporting charitable events, and hosting special events for military families in the area.
The Church of God has received numerous awards and accolades from community leaders, government officials, organizations, and leaders of nations have recognized the Church of God for its continual devotion to serving communities.
In Maryland, the Church of God was recognized by Senator Benjamin Cardin in 2012 for its volunteer service. The Church also received the President’s Call to Service Award three times.
In 2016, Queen Elizabeth II presented the Church of God with the Queen’s Voluntary Service Award, the top award in the United Kingdom given to organizations. Through this award, the Church of God also gained the title of MBE—Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire—a title that is recognized by 52 members of the Commonwealth of Nations, including Canada, Australia, India, and Singapore.
Micah 4:1 (NLT) In the last days, the mountain of the Lord’s house will be the highest of all – the most important place on earth.