We are a Christian denomination with about 50,000 members in over 70 countries formed into about 900 churches. We began in Oregon in 1934 and our main administrative office (headquarters) is now in Glendora, California. We are members of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) in the U.S. and similar organizations in other countries. For additional information about us, click on the links below.
- Frequently asked questions
- Media kit
- Our beliefs
- Our history
- Our values
- Our mission, vision and objectives
- Administrative office mission, values and objectives
- Our president, Joseph Tkach
- Our statement of financial stewardship
How we have changed
As a denomination, GCI has experienced changes that have been called historically unprecedented. To read a summary about those changes, click here. Also, here are books and videos that describe our journey of change:
- The book Transformed by Truth, written by GCI president, Joseph Tkach. Used copies are available on amazon.com. The text of the book is also posted on this website for free.
- The book Liberation of the Worldwide Church of God, written by GCI board member J. Michael Feazell. This book is Available from amazon.com
- The video Called to be Free, produced by Living Hope Video Ministries. Click here to order a copy (DVD or VHS) and here to watch it on YouTube. Living Hope Video Ministries is not affiliated with GCI.
In 2009, we changed our name in the U.S. from Worldwide Church of God (WCG) to Grace Communion International (GCI). Our new name better reflects who we are and what we now teach. For a press release about our changes, click here. For a letter of further explanation, click here.