In 1962, Bishop Bostick moved his large congregation from 23rd and Morgan (Delmar) to 1448 Hodiamont Ave.
Over the years, many souls were saved, healed and delivered under his anointed preaching and leadership. Other pioneers and leaders who were products of Bishop Bostick’s ministry are the Late Bishop Dennis Flakes– former pastor of Emmanuel Evangelistic Temple C.
By this time, the number of worship services increased to serve a growing congregation. At the age of 90 years old, he submitted his resignation.
In 1939, he became owner and operator of his own moving company. As history would have it, Elder Charles Harrison Mason founded and organized the Church of God in Christ (COGIC) in 1897. Church to join the Church of God in Christ where the Lord saved and filled them both with the Holy Ghost. With the ever-increasing membership, a few years later Bishop Bostick moved his membership to Twenty-Second and Adam and then to 2804 Laclede Ave. Over the 98-year history of Bostick Temple, three pastors have navigated the course of this progressive institution.In 1916, Lucinda was appointed the first state supervisor of the women’s department for the Southeast Missouri—Western Illinois Jurisdiction of the Church of God in Christ. and former Jurisdictional Prelate for the Wisconsin First Jurisdiction, the late Bishop Columbus Williams—Eastern Missouri/Western Illinois; the late Bishop William Turner—Eastern Missouri/Western Illinois Jurisdiction; the late Elder Samuel Fluker—former chaplain of the National General Assembly, Memphis, Tenn.; the late Madame Alice Thomas—composer of the national Sunday School theme song “We’ll Never Say Fail”; and Bishop William C. In 1955, after many years of dedicated labor, Mother Lucinda died, after serving as State Supervisor of the Women’s Department for 39 years. (We know what that means: he would be married to the church for life, never to a woman.) Michelle was devastated, and if that didn’t make matters bad enough, he told her that even if he were ever to marry, he would not marry her. After watching him marry the church, Michelle put all hope behind her of a future with Darren. She wrote a final email to him and cut off all ties.She cried her heart out after hitting the Send button, but God answered a prayer: He took the desire that night away from her to have contact with him. During this time and even before, she had begun to cry out to God and get discipled at church.
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Michelle never lost hope that they would one day marry.