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Bishop Herman Ginwright

Bishop Herman Ginwright

Senior Pastor

Born in Crawfordsville, Florida. Herman Ginwright was brought to Washington DC by his father Elder Frank Ginwright at the age of 12. His father was indeed a great inspiration to him. Under the leadership of the late Bishop J T Morris, Brother Ginwright became a member of the church in 1948

In the year of 1953 he was baptized in the name of Jesus and rec’v the gift of the Holy Ghost at the highway Christian church of Christ 432 W St NW Washington DC.

He served thirteen joyful years as a deacon as God elevated him through wisdom and knowledge of the word, He held other positions such as Sunday school supt. National secretary and national treasurer of the high\way Christian churches of Christ

He has found favor of the Lord because of his humbleness.  In 1978, Deacon Ginwright was called to the ministry. Bishop Lomax recognized the call and on the first Sunday in December 1978 Deacon Ginwright did his trial sermon entitled blessed are the merciful.  Through it all , he has taken to heart Proverbs 3 verses 5-6 Minister Ginwright was once again elevated by God to Elder in 1980 October 2 1981 he accepted the position as pastor.  On September 3, 1994 Elder Ginwright was ordained Bishop.

In the early 70’s Bishop Ginwright was blessed to sit under the teaching (Rightfully Dividing the Truth) of his friend and brother in Christ, Apostle James Silver.

Coming from a family of preachers, Bishop Ginwright took over the Lively Stone Church from his uncle Elder Thomas Ginwright and founded the highway Christian church #2 formally in southeast Washington, DC.

The Highway Christian Churches of Christ Inc. was founded by the late Bishop J T Morris, then late Bishop J. T. Lomax, took reigns and then to the late Bishop S L Redden. and for such a time as this Bishop Herman Ginwright now in the 80th year of existence. One of the first member of the Highway Christian Church of Christ, was his aunt Mother Corrine Williams.

Thanking God for his wife, Elect Lady Cheryle Ginwright who has worked diligently by his side. God has given her great strength to endure. Thank God for sons Micheal (Robyn) Daniel, and Franklin.


Elder Watson Bellinger

Assistant Pastor

Elder Watson L. Bellinger is a native from Estill, South Carolina.  He came to Washington, DC in 1948.  Elder Bellinger joined Highway Christian Church in 1965, and accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. He is currently serving as the Assistant Pastor.

Elder Bellinger’s devoted wife for 66 years is Mother Frontis Bellinger.  Together they have 8 children, Robert, Kathleen, Vivian. LaVerne, Mary, Watson,Arnold, and Marie.