Our History

1934: Ransom Way of the Cross Church of Christ was founded by Elder Henry C. Brooks

1936: Ransom Way of the Cross Church opens in Franklinton, NC under the leadership of Elder Albert Person as Pastor and Elder Julius Person as Assistant Pastor

1946: Elder John L. Brooks becomes the second pastor Ransom WOTC

1965: Groundbreaking for Ransom WOTC in Henderson, NC

1967: Elder Johnny Alston and saints of Whole Truth Church merge with Ransom WOTC

1968: Elder Walker J. Foster becomes Acting Pastor of Ransom WOTC

1970: Elder Johnny L. Alston is appointed Pastor by Bishop John L. Brooks

2000: Greater Ransom moves to its current location 

2001: Expanded by building the Fellowship Hall and purchasing surrounding property

2009: Elder Michael Alston, Sr. is installed as Assistant Pastor

2014: Elder Michael Alston, Sr. becomes the Interim Pastor

2016: Bishop Johnny L Alston went home to be with the Lord in May

2016: Elder Michael R Alston was installed as Pastor of Greater Ransom WOTC Temple in July

2019: Church celebrates its 85th Anniversary!


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