Lizzie Robinson

She founded the first Church of God in Christ in the state of Nebraska after they moved to Omaha in 1916 from the South. The Robinsons lived here with their daughter, Ida Baker, from 1916 through 1924. According to the City of Omaha, “Mrs. Robinson is significant historically for her role as organizer of the women’s ministry for the Church of God in Christ, the largest African-American Pentecostal denomination in the world.”

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