The overall leader of the church


Due to the size of the church, the Arch-Bishop and his committee of elders appoint Bishops to assist him in his leadership roles in different areas. Bishops play a major role in running different regions.

Senior Superintendent

Assists the Bishops in the running of the Church. His role is not confined to a specific area or Province.


Leader in a Province who oversees the functioning of the entire Province.

Senior Councillors

Elders who are not confined to a specific district. They assist district councilors and other members in the running of districts and also assist in performing duties such as conducting Holly Communions with district councilors.


These are appointed administrators who are in charge of districts. They are specially installed by the Arch-bishop and they have to see to it that districts are running smoothly.

Branch presidents (Vhaingameli)

They are in charge of branches and their duties may be extended beyond their branch but limited within their respective district.


They take instructions from branch presidents and assist in the running of branches. They perform functions such as baptism, welcoming and blessing of new children.

Evangelists and deacons

They assist in all pastoral duties.


Young men who participate in church choirs and other youth related activities.


Female elders, whose duties are equivalent to those branch presidents, depending on seniority.


Middle-aged women who act as ushers and uniform examiners during conferences and other church gatherings.


Middle-aged women who take instructions from Vha-Jevrou and guide young women with appropriate conduct as Christians. Their duties are equivalent to those of pastors.


Assist Vhakhokheli in performing their duties. Also form the core of catering teams during church functions. Murabeli could either be a male or female as both males and females are eligible to perfom the duties of Murabeli. Moreover, Murabeli is a position of special nature which includes among other things; praying for the sick and prophecy.


Young ladies who participate in youth activities such as conferences and church choirs. They also assist Vharabeli in catering duties.