Adjutancy

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Robert Prince Washington

bishop-rwashingtonNovember 21, 2016

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Robert Prince Washington, Auxiliary Bishop, New York Eastern First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction where Bishop James H. Gaylord serves as the Prelate

Arrangements can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop James William Hunt, Sr.

November 1, 2016

bishop-jwhuntDear Saints:

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 James William Hunt, Sr., Chairman of the General Assembly of the Church Of God In Christ, Inc., and Auxiliary Bishop of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

 

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Lorenzo Lee Kelly

September 26, 2016

Dear Saints:

bishop-lkellyThis 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 Lorenzo Lee Kelly, Prelate, South Dakota Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Charlie Green, Jr.

September 4, 2016

bishop-cgreenDear Saints:

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 Charlie Green, Jr., Prelate, Missouri Southeast Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop William Haven Bonner

August 29, 2016

Dear Saints:

bishop-whbonnerThis 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 William Haven Bonner, Prelate, Illinois Sixth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

The Presiding Bishop has set the national home going celebration for Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Arthur Riley Shields

August 8, 2016

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake. 

bishop-arshieldsIt is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Arthur Riley Shields, and Auxiliary Bishop of the Greater Maryland First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. Surrounded by his family and members of the Holy Trinity Church Of God In Christ, at the age of 93, Bishop Shields transitioned at the Northwest Hospital – Randallstown, Maryland at 12:27 a.m. Monday, August 8, 2016.

Final arrangements can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Milton Paul Jackson, Sr.

July 30, 2016

Dear Saints:

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 Milton Paul Jackson, Sr., an Auxiliary Bishop of the Kansas Central Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. 

The services for Bishop Jackson will be as follows:

A Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Home going celebration will begin at 10:00 a.m.

 to be held at the

Abundance of Life Cathedral of Praise Church Of God In Christ
Topeka, Kanasas

 

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Bishops who attend the home going celebration are asked to wear their Class A vestments.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Samuel Lee Green, Jr.

June 26, 2016

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per our Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake. 

Bishop Samuel Lee Green, Jr.It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Samuel Lee Green, Jr., Emeritus General Board Member and Prelate Emeritus of the Virginia Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  The Green Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.  Final arrangements can be found here.

If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Stanley Harry Scott

June 24, 2016

Dear Saints:

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 Stanley Harry Scott, an Auxiliary Bishop of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. 

The services for Bishop Scott will be as follows:

The Home going Celebration

Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

 to be held at the

Good Shepherd Church Of God In Christ
314-18 South 46th Sreet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

Bishop Benjamin J. Ravenel, Officiating
Prelate, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

 

Bishop Stanley Scott

All clergy are requested to wear their "Class B" Attire at the service.  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

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Fred Lee Cunningham

May 3, 2016

Dear Saints:

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
323 Able Street
South Haven, Michigan 49090

Bishop James E. Atterberry, Officiating
Prelate, West Haven Michigan Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Bishop John Henry Sheard, Eulogist
Chairman of the Board of Bishops
Church Of God In Christ

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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.

 

 
 
 
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