WHO ARE OUR BOARD MEMBERS?
Chairman of The Board
ELDER MICHAEL GORDON, M.A.T.S.
Finance Committee • Ordained Elder
Founder and Overseer of Community of Love Ministries and The Secrets Out
Michael Gordon grew up at Faith Temple from the age of 12 years old.
He worked in the Sunday school department , as the lead choir director, and as Minister of Music.
Michael Gordon is a 3rd generation minister of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and was ordained in 1992 as an Elder.
He serves on the Elders and Ministers Council of Faith Temple COGIC.
Elder Michael Gordon is the proud parent of three adult children and the grandparent of three grand-daughters and two grandsons.
He holds an undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies from the Moody Bible Institute.
He earned a Master of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from McCormick Theological Seminary.
He has done post-graduate doctoral work and has a certification in Psyhco-Spiritual Counseling.
Michael has worked in Real Estate Sales Brokerage and Property Management.
Elder Gordon and his wife of 44 years, Cheryl, started Community of Love Ministries in 2006, which ministers in the area of homelessness, family and marriage enrichment, health enhancement, and gospel proclamation.
Catherine Flowers, B.A.
Department of Public Health (Retired)
Financial Secretary for the District Women's Department
To God be the Glory! My name is Catherine Charisse Flowers. I was born November 2, 1963 here in Chicago, where I lived all of my life. I have 3 children: Kevin M. Fuller, Charisse and Eduard Flowers (twins) and 2 grandchildren: Kevin Jr. and Kai Elise Fuller. I'm a widow 7 years now. I worked for the Department of Public Health for 35 years as a Nutrition Tech III, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor and Nutrition Education for the W.I.C food supplement program. I speak Spanish as a second language. I retired this February 26, 2021 from the Dept. of Public Health with 35 years of service. Praise God to whom all blessing flows.
I have an Associate of Art degree in Dietetics Technology from Malcolm X College, I have varies of Continuing Education certificates and awards in the Field of Nutrition Education. I have a Certificate in Social Psychology (online program), Bachelor of Art degree in Psychology from Argosy University.
I have experience in computer data entry, I speak spanish as a second language, filing and organizing charts, answering phones and customer service, and personal budgeting and organizational skills. I've helped with organizing events and fundraisers, I've spoken at different Missionary, District and State functions, reading church news and events, singing in the local, district, and state choirs and whatever I'm called upon doing for the building up the kingdom of Christ.
I have professional training in Dietetics, Breastfeeding Peer Counselor and Nutrition Education Counselor for 35yrs with the Department of Public Health, City of Chicago. I'm now retired. I'm a Licensed Missionary for 20 plus years, I work with my local church: I'm Vice President over the Women's Department under the leadership of Asst. District Missionary Nora Green, Choir member/ treasurer/secretary for the H.W.G Mass choir under the leadership of Elder Carlos Patterson, Minister of Music and Sis. Latasha Davis, President. I also work with the H. W. Goldsberry, 6th Jurisdiction as District Superintendent of Sunday School under the leadership of Mo. Clara Duncan, Financial secretary for the District Women's Department under the leadership of Mo. Judge Casandra Lewis, I sing in the District choir under the leadership of Missionary DeVera Jones District Minister of Music. I'm also very active with the State church as a Prayer Warrior, I work on the Huldah unit under Supervisor Mother Angie Dell Cullins and sing with the state choir under the leadership of Missionary Navinka Williams, Minister of Music.
I love to cook, read and watch action movies. I love being with my children and grandchildren, with family as a whole. I love the Lord with all my heart, mind and soul. My favorite scriptures: Proverbs 3:5-6, Isaiah 54:17, 61:1-3 and Jeremiah1:5-10, 29:11-13. I love to pray and worship God. To God be the Glory.
ELDER SYLVESTER PERRY
Property Committee • President of the Elders Council
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