ST. LOUIS (KPLR) - Two-time Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington delivered the keynote address at the Church Of God In Christ's (COGIC) annual "We Care" Charities Banquet. More than a thousand guests attended the event Saturday afternoon at the Marriott Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Washington is a lifetime member of the Church. He spoke about his faith and the importance of being grateful. "It is impossible to be grateful and hateful at the same time," said Washington to a round of applause. The annual banquet is a fundraiser for COGIC Charities.