The National Christian Fellowship also known as "NCFC" was founded Saturday, August 11, 1979 in Los Angeles California. Its inception happened when the spirit of the Lord spoke through Bishop James McNeal Jr., to establish "an organization founded on the principles of Christian Love and Fellowship." The National Christian Fellowship Conference is a distinct, unique organization, established by the handshake of two pastors; Bishop James McNeal Jr., and Reverend Hansford K. Worline.
"Behold, how good and pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!"
History of The
National Christian Fellowship Conference
"We have come this far by faith..."
The National Christian Fellowship Conference also known as NCFC was founded Saturday, August 11, 1979 in Los Angeles California. Its inception happened when the spirit of the Lord spoke through Bishop James McNeal Jr., to establish “an organization founded on the principles of Christian Love and Fellowship.” The National Christian Fellowship Conference is a distinctive, unique organization, established by the handshake of two pastors; Bishop James McNeal Jr. and Reverend Hansford K. Worline.
Bishop McNeal and his entourage of 23 were on a first time fellowship with the Reverend Hansford K. Worline of Compton California and his congregation of the Calvary Resurrectional Missionary Baptist Church. The two congregations had never seen each other, yet the two pastors had met and fellowshipped in Philadelphia. At the end of the weeklong fellowship in Los Angeles California, Bishop McNeal announced the vision that God had given him in the founding of NCFC as a Fellowship in Christian Love. During the first year Bishop McNeal traveled more than a quarter of a million miles growing a fellowship that has spanned through more than eighty-five cities, including Jamaica, West Africa and Great Britain.
Five years later while in Houston Texas, we formed our Foreign Conference, NCFC International. In 1988 Bishop McNeal and his entourage of seven traveled to Lagos Nigeria to consecrate the West African Coordinator to the Bishopric.
Our 15th Anniversary and the first Convention held in Chicago marked the birth of our Youth Auxiliary and the unveiling of our regional flags and the official flag for NCFC International. The 19th Anniversary was celebrated in Our Nation’s Capital, and for the first time our Convention was opened with a theme; “We Belong Together.” We witnessed our Founder under the anointing, crossing the barrier of denominations as he consecrated to the Bishopric, a Baptist Pastor, a Pentecostal Pastor and an Apostolic Pastor in the same ceremony!
In 1999 our Founder presented the Prestigious Essay Medallion for our first Youth Essay contest in Dallas, Texas. The 2002 International Convention and 23rd Anniversary Celebration held in Chicago, Illinois left everyone in awe as we unveiled the official NCFC South, South Nigeria Regional Flag.
Bishop McNeal and his entourage of ten traveled to the world’s second largest continent in 2004 to consecrate the first Archbishop of NCFC. This ceremony was performed in the presence of the King and the Governors Cabinet during the Calabar, South South Nigerian Regional Conference
In 2019 we celebrated our 40th Annual International Convention in Baltimore, Marylan. Not long after the Lord called our Founder, Bishop McNeal to fellowship with him in glory in September 2019.
Today we have our new Chairman, Bishop Jimmy Singleton of Houston, Texas sitting at the helm. God is already opening new frontiers for us as we celebrate our North Central Region Conference. We thank God for our Chairman, Bishop Jimmy Singleton as he continues with the theme “ NCFC, Still Standing In The Midst of Adversity” for 44th Anniversary in Orlando, Florida.
Each year our Chairman carefully selects a different city to enhance our fellowship and broaden our horizons NCFC is flourishing as we build bridges of Christian love and fellowship in the hearts and minds of people from all walks of life. This holds true to our theme, “BEHOLD, How good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!” Psalm 133:1