Our Story


We are a ministry of the International Church of God of Prophecy, anchored in the Holiness Pentecostal Christian faith. It has over one-and-a-half million members, worshipping in over 10,000 churches in 125 nations of the world.


Planted in Oshawa in 1978, Abundant Life Gospel Centre (formerly Erie Street Gospel Centre) took root in a changing-of-the-keys of pastoral leadership of: Bishop Caston Johnson, Bishop Headley Raymond, and the late Bishop Newton Cole. The keys have since been passed into the hands of Pastor Kevin M. A. Cole from 2009 to present. 


As a result of God's approval of Abundant Life Gospel Centre and His work through the body, we have been honored with initiating and seeing-through outreach events such as: YJ2K Youth Outdoor Community Concerts, Heart2Heart in the Park, Food Pantry Ministry, Black History Breakfast, Paraguay: Missions trips and Compassions Ministry with God's guidance and direction every step of the way. 


With God scouting our worship ministry, He has assembled gifted and talented worshippers. In the past, our djembe drumming group, 'Heart Beat of Praise' and our acapella choir, 'J-Oshawa Praise', were a few of the fruits God had blessed within this ministry. Presently, He has blessed us with our lively worship team of musicians, singers, and instruments.