Welcome to the W. E Sheard Memorial District of the Church of God in Christ in Michigan.  As a visitor of this site you will find information concerning the district and its ministries. We hope you find your time spent here a blessing. Our District is on the move and on fire for God.

Eld. Willie J. Powell

Michigan Southwest First Jurisdiction, Admin. Assistant

Willie E. Sheard Memorial District, Superintendent

Grace Fellowship House of Solutions, Pastor


  • JAM (July 7 at 5pm) - Mt. Olive

    Speaker - Pastor Arnold Sheard.  Service held at Mt. Olive COGIC - 436 Hawkins St. Ypsilanti.

  • WESMD Scholarship Application NOW OPEN!

    The Willie E. Sheard Memorial District created a scholarship to honor the late Administrative Assistant Willie E. Sheard who was the Superintendent of our district at his demise in 2014.

    Potential applications should review the criteria and information and consider applying.  Click here application details.

    Click here for a scholarship flier to share with members of the district.

  • SAVE THE DATE -9/7

    Join us for the Installation of Pastor Otha Harris Jr. 

  • WESMD Newsletter 2024

    Click here for the 2024 UPDATED 6-9-24 Newsletter This version includes information on JAM at Divine Encounter (Pastor Ben Foster), An Everlasting Light (Pastor Otha Harris Jr.) and Mt.Olive (Pastor Arnold Sheard).

  • Check WESMD out on Facebook!

    See updates about the W.E. Sheard Memorial District (WESMD) and other services on our Facebook page.  Contact Jeff Bennett to post information.

  • District Prayer - 2nd Mondays at 6pm (Virtual)

    Join the Women's Department of the District for Prayer on 2nd Mondays at 6pm. Call in number:  720-843-2477 / ID 7613155

  • Michigan Southwest First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction INFO

    Check out Facebook for more information and upcoming events with Michigan Southwest First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction COGIC - Bishop Marcus R. Ways Sr.

  • AHC Book -Now Available on Amazon!

    A VISION UNFOLDING: A Brief History with Full Sermons and Message Excerpts from Pastor Willie S. Foster, III: Celebrating Over 25 Years and Embracing Our Future; Abundant Harvest Church.