Christ Evangelistic Temple,COGIC - "Go Ye Into All The World And Preach The Gospel of Jesus Christ"

Meet the Pastor
Administrative Assistant,
 Pastor Kenneth M. Foster

Pastor Kenneth M. Foster is the eighth of twelve children born to Elder Dewey M. Foster and Mother Ruth Foster from Aurora, IL. He graduated from East Aurora High School, and later studied Criminal Justice at Waubonsee Community College. However his desire for the Word of God led him to the studies of Old and New Testament, through the C.H. Mason Bible College.

Kenneth M. Foster is the founding Pastor of Christ Evangelistic Temple, Church of God in Christ located in Aurora, IL. Where he has pastored consistently for the past twenty-six years. As well as pastoring, he has holds the position of Administrative Assistant to Bishop W. H. Bonner of the 6 Jurisdiction of Illinois (2008-present).

Once Pastor Foster gave his life to Christ over thirty-four years ago he hasn’t looked back. God’s given anointing for outreach, allowed him to found the street corner and radio ministry, Since I met Jesus Ministry (1981-1987). Pastor Foster’s Testimony is based on the scripture, “…..Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature (Mark 16:15, KJV).” That charge has remained in his heart to preach the Gospel.

Pastor Foster has evangelized spreading the gospel all over the United States, Jamaica and the Philippines.
Alongside preaching throughout the world, Pastor Foster ministry has stretched out to the incarcerated. Where he was placed as Chaplain of the Kane County Jail (1981-1987).
He has served in several offices in the Church of God in Christ. Following his call to ministry in 1981 he was licensed as a minister under Bishop W.H. Bonner, 6 Jurisdictional Prelate. Later in 1983 Pastor Foster worked closely with Administrative Assistant Theodis Foster as his Assistant Pastor (1983-1984). He was then ordained as an Elder in the National Church of God in Christ (1984), and later joined the esteem Executive Committee Board of Pastors and Elders (2005-Present).  1999), and led his leadership transition to Superintendent of the 21 Century District, 6 Jurisdiction (1999-2007).

Second to his love of God rests his adoration and dedication to his wife, First Lady Candace Foster. Their beautiful marriage has prospered over 31 years of commitment, three children, and three grandchildren.

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