May 3, 2016
This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake.
It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Fred Lee Cunningham, Prelate Emeritus of the Columbia Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.
The services for Bishop Cunningham will be as follows:
The Local Home going Celebration
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 6:00 p.m
The Jurisdictional Home going Celebration
Friday, May 6, 2016, 12:00 p.m
both celebrations to be held at the:
Greater Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ
Bishop James E. Atterberry, Officiating
Bishop John Henry Sheard, Eulogist
All clergy are requested to wear their "Class B" Attire at both services. All Bishop who attend the Jurisdictional Home going Celebration are asked to wear their "Class A" vestments. Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this time.
If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048. Bishop James E. Atterberry requests that you may also contact the Jurisdictional Secretary, Pastor Phillip J. Holmes at 616.570.1133.
In His Service,
Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.