Eastside Community Church Of God In Christ

Pastor Van Covington
Bishop Charles Harrison Mason
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Pastor Van Covington
Sis. Covington
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Pastor Van Covington is a man of integrity and character. Born on December 7, 1949 in Hamlin, Texas, he is the first-born son of Mr & Mrs James F. Covington.  After graduating from high school, Pastor Van entered the USAF. He retired from active duty after 22 years of service. 
Shortly before his retirement, Pastor Van acknowledged the calling of the Lord to ministry.  After being a faithful minister in his local church, community and state, he was lead of the Lord to begin this ministry in 2000.
Dedicated to reaching the unchurched children of our society is the life breath of Pastor Covington's vision
Pastor Van married Frances Clary on November 26, 1972. He is the father of 7 children and grandfather of 14.