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Legislation #: 140579 Introduction Date: 7/24/2014
Type: Special Action Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBERS WAGNER, SHARP, FORD, JAMES, JR., DAVIS, JOHNSON, CIRCO, TAYLOR, CURLS, REED AND BROOKS
Title: Congratulating Pastor Steve Houpe on being confirmed and ordained as a Bishop.

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7/23/2014 Filed by the Clerk's office
7/24/2014 Adopted

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RESOLUTION NO. 140579

 

Congratulating Pastor Steve Houpe on being confirmed and ordained as a Bishop.

 

WHEREAS, Pastor Houpe was born in Springfield, Ohio and was raised without lights, running water and often times even food but he regularly attended church with his father where the seeds of faith were planted deep inside of him; and

 

WHEREAS, Pastor Houpe graduated from Kenneth E. Hagin’s Rhema Bible Institute and moved to Kansas City where he established the Harvest Church International Outreach Ministry; and

 

WHEREAS, through Harvest Church, Pastor Houpe has made an impact on God’s people by not only sharing the gospel but with extensive community outreach both locally and worldwide; and

 

WHEREAS, Pastor Houpe’s ministry has planted three Satellite Church locations, Faith Academy, a Nursery through 8th grade private school and a multi-million dollar development initiative called “Project Destiny” which includes a senior citizen living facility, gymnasium and activity center, restaurant, a home for unwed teen mothers and still forthcoming are its Career Development and Training Center, Family Residential Subdivision, Medical Complex, Amphitheater and 24-hour Prayer and Refuge Center; and

 

WHEREAS, Pastor’s Houpe’s keen vision and insight for effective ministry is made evident by the establishment of the Harvest Christian College and the Covenant Alliance of Ministries; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby congratulate Pastor Steve Houpe on being confirmed and ordained as a Bishop; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Pastor Steve Houpe with the appreciation of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City for his outstanding contributions to the community.

 

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