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Our leaders

Lead Pastor

Pastor Bennett was born in Hollywood, California to the proud parents of Dr. Charles and Mrs. Vivian A. Bennett, Sr.  Pastor Bennett accepted Christ as his personal Savior at an early age and was filled with the Holy Ghost soon thereafter.

In 1998, Pastor Bennett accepted his calling into the ministry and became an ordained minister by order of the Church of God in Christ, First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Southern California, Bishop Charles E. Blake, Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ.

Pastor Bennett has served in many ministerial capacities including: Church Administrator, Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday School Teacher, Married Couples Ministry Facilitator, Choir President, and vocalist on the Praise Team.

In 2000, Pastor Bennett was appointed Assistant Pastor at Revival Time Church of God in Christ under the leadership of his father, Dr. Charles Bennett, Sr.


In 2004, Pastor Bennett was promoted to the position of Co-Pastor at Revival Time Church of God in Christ where he remained until God moved him and his family to Virginia in 2007.


Pastor Bennett has worked in the computer industry for over 25 years and is currently employed at Boeing Mission Systems in Springfield, Virginia.


Pastor Bennett has been married to Michelle Bennett for over 25 years and they have three beautiful children: Charles III, Sydni, and Blake.


Pastor Bennett refers to himself as the “Principle Preacher.”  He says he is concerned with “teaching the principles of the Bible because the only thing that is going to stand is the Word of God.”


Lead Pastor

Michelle L. Bennett was raised in Los Angeles, CA in a loving home with her parents and younger sister.  Michelle accepted Jesus Christ as her Personal Savior as a teenager and immediately joined Revival Time Church of God in Christ in Compton, CA under the leadership of Dr. Charles Bennett, Sr.


Michelle has worked in several ministerial capacities including: Director of Administration, Sunday School teacher, Married Couples Ministry Co-Facilitator, Sunshine Band President, vocalist on the Praise & Worship Team, and choir member.  She also served on the street witnessing and convalescent home teams.
While attending a women’s conference several years ago, God spoke to Michelle’s heart to birth a Young Women’s Prayer Group which consisted of eight other women.  This group met faithfully every Sunday morning to pray for the needs of their leaders, church family, community, and government.  Many prayers were answered and miracles were wrought under the assembling of this prayer group.

In 2004, Michelle was licensed as a Deaconess Missionary under Dr. Barbara McCoy-Lewis, State Supervisor, Southern California First Jurisdiction and Bishop Charles E. Blake, Presiding Bishop of the Church of God in Christ.

Michelle faithfully and humbly served under the guidance of her First Lady, Evangelist Vivian A. Bennett, at Revival Time Church of God in Christ for over 20 years.  Whatever her First Lady needed, Michelle made herself available to assist her.

Michelle serves in ministry with her husband Pastor Charles Bennett, Jr.  They have three wonderful children, Charles III, Sydni, and Blake.

Michelle’s utmost desire is to lead women into an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. 

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