Bishop Charles E. Blake serves as Presiding Bishop of the 6 million member Church of God in Christ, one of our nation's largest denominations. He also serves as the Jurisdictional Prelate of the First Jurisdiction of Southern California comprised of more than 250 churches.
He is the pastor of West Angeles Church of God in Christ with a membership of over 24,000. West Angeles is deeply involved in providing not only for the spiritual life of its people, but also it provides more than 80 programs for the psychological, social, and economic enhancement of the community.
As founder and CEO of Save Africa's Children, Bishop Blake oversees the support of more than 100 thousand children, in 340 orphan care programs, throughout more than 23 nations on the continent of Africa.
Bishop Blake is married to Mae Lawrence Blake. They have three children and seven grandchildren.