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Azusa Street Mission
Feb. 22, 2021
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 22, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ -- Azusa Street Mission & Historical Society announces on the 115th anniversary of William Seymour traveling to Los Angeles on Feb 22, 1906; the winner of the coveted William Seymour award. This year's William J Seymour award winner is Sean Feucht of "Let us Worship" movement. Sean Feucht is the most unlikely winner during our Black History month celebration. His statements and actions during our New Year's Eve celebration revealed the heart of our William Seymour recipient this year. The statement, "Only a United Church can heal a divided Nation," agrees with William Seymour statement, "the color line is washed away in the blood of Jesus." The WJS award will be given during the annual Azusafest celebration on April 9th in the footprint of the old mission. The theme for this year's celebration is "Redeeming the Time" Ephesians 5:14 & 15. All services are free and open the public.
Fred and Wilma Berry founders of the Azusa Street Mission & Historical Society have been awarding pastors and leaders the William J. Seymour Award since 2006. Prior recipients of the W.J. Seymour award have been: Bishop Charles E. Blake, the COGIC presiding Bishop USA; Pastor Sunday Adelaja, from Kiev, Ukraine; Dr. Patricia Bailey-Jones USA; Apostle John Eckhardt USA; Dr. Myles Munroe from Nassau, Bahamas; and Apostle Sam Korankye Ankrah from Accra, Ghana; Pastor Jabes de Alencar Sao Paulo, Brazil; Al Hollingsworth of Boss the Movement, Lou Engle of TheCall, Pastor TD. Jakes of the Potters House, Pastor Bonnie Chadva in Charlotte N.C.; Pastor Robert Kayanja of Miracle Center in Kampala, Uganda.; Dr. Mel Robeck of Fuller Theological Seminary; Pastor WM. Dwight McKissic, Sr. of Cornerstone Baptist Church; Apostle Ron Hill of Love and Unity Church in Compton California.
The Azusa Street Revival lasted for over three years and was the catalyst that started the Pentecostal Movement. Currently, it is estimated that over 800 million Pentecostals in the United States, Latin America, Africa and Asia can trace their religious origins to the Azusa Street Revival and Bishop William J. Seymour.
Fred and Wilma Berry carry on the history of Azusa Street as international representatives through the Azusa Street Mission. The organization's mission is to carry the flame of Azusa Street to the next generation throughout the nations of the world. For more details of the Azusafest 2021. Visit us on the web at www.azusafest.com or call 323.692.7268.
SOURCE Azusa Street Mission
CONTACT: Apostle Fred Berry, 323-692-7268