Senior and Presiding Bishops of Christ Holy Sanctified Church

In 1910, Bishop Judge and Sarah King founded the Christ Holy Sanctified Church of America, Inc. (CHSC) in Keachie, LA. There have been 7 presiding bishops of CHSC between 1910 – 2010: Bishop Judge King, Bishop U.S. King, Bishop E.L. McBride, Bishop J.E. Williams, Bishop B.R. Brown, Bishop G.E. Jones, and Bishop R.L. Swain. Bishop Craig Brown, elected during the 100th Year Celebration of the organization’s existence in August 2010, now serves as the 8th presiding bishop of Christ Holy Sanctified Church.

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Arch Bishop Judge King

Senior Bishop, 1910 – 1945

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Bishop Ulysses S. King, Sr.

Senior Bishop, 1946 – 1985

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Bishop Elmer L. McBride

Presided 1985 – 1991

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Bishop James E. Williams, Sr.

Presided 1991 – 1998

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Bishop Billy R. Brown

Presided 1998 – 2005

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Bishop Georgia E. Jones

Presided 2006-2008

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Bishop Robert L. Swain, Sr.

Presided 2008 – 2010

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The Most Reverend

Craig E. Brown

Presiding Prelate

2010 – Present