The Late Bishop Christopher C. Owens was the President And Founder
of the Religious Workers Guild, Inc.
In 1957. Bishop Owens Created And Organized
Various Awards, Including The Bishop Charles Harrison Mason
Award (Created During The Lifetime Of Bishop Mason), Which Was The Highest Award Presented
By The Churches Of God In Christ, Inc., World Wide.
Bishop Owens Also Created "The Citation Of Commendation"
And Other Awards.
Bishop Owens Was Appointed The National President Of
The Religious Workers Guild By Bishop C. H. Mason
During A General Board Assembly On December 11, 1959
In Memphis, Tennessee.
Bishop Owens Had The Distinction Of Being The Last
Preacher, Either Locally Or Nationally, to Receive A
National Appointment Personally From Bishop Charles Mason
Before Bishop Mason's Demise.
Below: We See Two Separate Occasions
Where Bishop Owens Was Receiving His Reassignments
As National President Of The Religious Workers Guild, Inc.
For The Church Of God In Christ, Inc.
Bishop J. O. Patterson, Sr., Was Officiating This
Auspicious Occasion, Having The Support Of
Members Of The COGIC General Board
In The Background.