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Psalm 133:1, "BEHOLD, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!"

National Brotherhood Board
Deacon Preston Fields, Deacon Leroy Epps, Minister James Young
Minister Robbie Jenkins, Deacon Julius Williamson, Deacon Solomon Amusan


MISSION: To bring men, of all ages, to the knowledge of who God is, there need for salvation, and their God given responsibilities in the home, the church , and the community.

National Brotherhood Officers
Deacon Solomon Amusan, Vice-Chairman
Deacon Leroy Epps, Vice-Chairman
Deacon Julius Williamson
Deacon Preston Fields
Deacon John Hawthorne, Sr.
Minister Robbie Jenkins
Minister James Young
Elder Phil Ross
Board of Bishops Advisor: Bishop Lang Priester

Past Chairmen
Elder Phil Ross (1988 - 2002)
Minister Robbie Jenkins (2002 - 2007)
Deacon Julius Williamson (2007-2010)

Sub-divisions within the Brotherhood




Sons of Abraham The Faithful 30 years and older, or married
Sons of Joseph The Righteous 18 – 29, single
Sons of David The Courageous 13 – 17
Sons of Samuel The Dedicated 6 - 12


On Saturday, April 28, 2000, the National Brotherhood Department of the Progressive Church convened a special day of activities for the brothers at the Headquarters Church in Columbia, SC.  Several hundred brothers from around the Progressive Churches were in attendance. The morning began with prayer from 7:00 to 8:00 a.m., which was opened by the Chairman of the National Brotherhood, Deacon Phil Ross. Following prayer, a fellowship breakfast was held in the Progressive Family Life Center from 8:00 to 9:00. Following breakfast, special break-out seminars were held for the various brotherhood groups.  All in attendance were encouraged and inspired.   We look forward to the next Brotherhood Weekend!


7:00 a.m. morning prayer hour in the old 
sanctuary of the Headquarters Church

Brothers lifting their hands at the end 
of the morning prayer hour

Fellowship breakfast in the Family Life Center

Saints preparing breakfast plates to be served

Brothers enjoying the Fellowship Breakfast

Seminar for the 
Sons of Abraham (ages 30 and up/all married) and the Sons of Joseph (ages 18-29/single)

Pastor Jimmie Deas of Florence, SC teaching a lesson to the Sons of Abraham and Sons of Joseph

Deacon Solomon Amusan of Hinesville, GA teaching a lesson to the Sons of Abraham 
and Sons of Joseph

Deacon Leroy Epps teaching the 
Sons of David (ages 13-17)

Bishop Smith asking Bible questions of 
the Sons of Samuel (ages 6-12)

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