ABOUT US

We desire to edify, strengthen, and encourage the Body of Christ in a setting where people are free to worship God, receive spiritual healing, and fellowship with other believers.

our VISION

Dancey  Memorial COGIC believes that God is over all and people are priority. We aim to express our love toward God through acts of worship, our connection to the community, our giving, and unfailing acts of selfless serving. We are a church that strives to operate in love and humility. A church that is filled with transformed lives that the world around us can bear witness to.

our CHURCH history

DANCEY MEMORIAL'S RICH HISTORY YET HUMBLE BEGINNINGS

Dancey Memorial is a vibrant, diverse and family-oriented Pentecostal community of faithful and energetic Christ-followers who are passionate about worship and pursing issues of justice. Nestled in the beautiful city of Oakland, California, we are dedicated to community engagement and service. Our focus is to serve God, our community and our beloved city with joy, while extending hospitality through various fellowship opportunities.

Established in 1956 by the late Superintendent Joseph and Mother Plumie Dancey, the church was founded on love and Biblical principles. Our founders dedicated their lives to the well-being of the church and creating a space of generous welcome to all people. Currently lead by Pastor Joe and Lady Joetta Dancey Nobles, Dancey Memorial has continued the mission of serving our community, spiritually developing leaders, and adding to the Kingdom of God!

what we believe

STATEMENTS OF FAITH

01.

— We Believe

the Bible to be the inspired and only infallible written Word of God.
02.

— We Believe

that there is only One God, eternally existent in three persons: God the Father, God the Son and, God the Holy Spirit.
03.

— We Believe

in the blessed Hope, which is the rapture of the Church of God, which is in Christ, at His return.
04.

— We Believe

that the only means of being cleansed from sin is through repentance and faith in the precious Blood of Jesus Christ.
05.

— We Believe

that regeneration by the Holy Ghost is absolutely essential for personal salvation.
06.

— We Believe

that the redemptive work of Christ on the Cross provides healing for the human body in answer to believing prayer.
07.

— We Believe

that the Baptism of the Holy Spirit, according to Acts 2:4, is given to believers who ask for Him.
08.

— We Believe

in the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a holy and separated life in the present world.

our PASTOR

SUPERINTENDENT
JOE NOBLES

Joe L. Nobles was born in Sand Springs, Oklahoma and migrated to California with his mother at the age of twelve. He was called to pastor in 1969 where he formed the Victory Temple Church of God in Christ in San Francisco.

Pastor Nobles has dedicated his life to serving Jesus Christ. His passion is to reach the “total man” while pointing one to Christ. By sharing his passion with people from all walks of life, he offers the hope of the Gospel.

Pastor Nobles was appointed as State Sunday School Superintendent under the leadership of Bishop E. E. Hamilton, California Northwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in 1971.

In 2000, Pastor Nobles was appointed as District Superintendent of the Bountiful Blessings District. He also was elevated to and currently serves as First Administrative Assistant, Nor Cal Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the leadership of 2nd Assistant Presiding Bishop, Churches of God in Christ, Bishop J. W. Macklin.

Joe L. Nobles is the Pastor of Dancey Memorial Church of God in Christ where he has served for over 23 years. He has humbly served God’s people for over 50 years. Pastor Nobles is known as a devout singer and recording artist. Besides being a gifted and talented preacher and singer, Pastor Nobles has held many
positions in the church and community. Additionally, he has received several awards from the church and community for outstanding achievements. .

Pastor Nobles is married to Joetta and is the proud father of six children.

our first lady

MISSIONARY JOETTA DANCEY NOBLES

A native of Oakland, California, Joetta has deep roots in church and family. Having received her biblical foundation from parents who served as pastors, she expressed a call to public Christian witness very early in her life and followed in a third generation Church of God in Christ family tradition.

With regards to her professional training, Joetta earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Behavior and a Master of Science in Business Leadership and Organizational Development from the Universityof San Francisco (USF). She served as a Human Resources Executive and later retired after 30 years of dedicated service. In addition to her expert credentials, Joetta is a licensed Evangelist Missionary of the Church of God in Christ. Formerly, she held the office of Chief of Staff for the Nor Cal Metropolitan Women’s Department under the leadership of Bishop J.W. Macklin – 2nd Assistant Presiding Bishop, COGIC, Inc. and Mother Plumie Dancey – Supervisor of Women, Joetta’s dearly departed mother. She has also voluntarily served the church administratively and in Sunday School, Worship, Music and Youth ministries.

Currently, Joetta serves as President of the Executive Board for the Jurisdictional Department of Women. Furthermore, as a ministry director, she passionately supports, coaches and develops women leaders. Outside of her career, Joetta energetically volunteers within her local community, also having served on the Human Resources Board for Catholic Charities
of the East Bay. She resides in Oakland, California with her husband, Pastor Joe L. Nobles, is the mother of two children, Ebone’ and Krystal and grandmother of Jaelyn and Jordyn. Joetta enjoys traveling, family, and spending time with her dog, Lucas.

GET CONNECTED!

THERE'S A PLACE IN MINISTRY FOR EVERY PERSON TO GET CONNECTED, TO GROW IN PURPOSE, AND SERVE OTHERS!

DANCEY sunshine ministry

DANCEY youth MINISTRY

DANCEY Young
ADULT MINISTRY

dancey WOMENS MINISTRY

MOTHER'S BOARD

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dancey MENS MINISTRY

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WE INVITE YOU TO JOIN OUR CHURCH AND SERVE WITH US

If you would like to become a member, we would love to have you be a part of our growing family. If you have decided that Dancey Memorial is the church where you can grow and be spiritually nourished, you are welcome to be a part of our family. We are so excited to have you join our family.