Our Apostle, Pastor & General Overseer
Bishop Dr. L. J. Rivers
"To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice." (John 18:37)
At the age of 21, Bishop Rivers received the Water Baptism in the Name of The Lord Jesus Christ,and the Baptism of the Holy Ghost,with the initial evidence of speaking in other tongues,as the Spirit of God gave Utterance at the Highway Church of Christ.
On January 16,2000,Pastor L.J.Rivers,was consecrated to the Office of Bishop.
On March 17,2006,Bishop L.J.Rivers was consecrated to the Office of Apostle and General Overseer of The United Apostolic Holiness Assemblies International,Inc.
Bishop Dr. L.J. Rivers is Founder,and General Overseer of the Voice of Truth Apostolic Holiness Church,located at 2812 Germantown Avenue in Philadelphia,PA 19133,in the USA.
In Late February of 2016, The Holy Cross Church of Christ extended a Macedonian Call to Bishop Dr. L. J. Rivers, and On Sunday, March 7, 2016, Bishop Dr. L. J. Rivers preached his first sermon as Pastor and General Overseer of the Holy Cross Church of Christ.
On June 23, 2018, Bishop Dr. L. J. Rivers, received the Doctorate of Theology, in Religious Studies, conferred by the Charter University, in the United Kingdom.
On Saturday, June 2, 2019, Bishop L.J. Rivers, received an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from Universal Life Church Seminary, in Modesto,CA., for his over 30 years of Ministerial Experience, and Service to the Lord's Church.
On April 17, 2020, Bishop Dr. L. J. Rivers received the Doctorate of Christian Ethics Degree., conferred by Universal Life Church Seminary, in Modesto, CA.
Bishop Dr. L.J. Rivers is Apostle, Pastor, and General Overseer of the Holy Cross Church of Christ of the Apostles Doctrine, located at 1822 Orthodox Street. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19124, USA