Adjutancy

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Joseph Ronald Willis, Sr.

May 13, 2015

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. It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Joseph Ronald Willis, Sr., Pastor of Foundation of Faith Church Of God In Christ and the Former Prelate of the Philippines Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

bishop-jrwillisThe services for Bishop Willis will be as follows:

The Home going Celebration
Friday, May 15, 2015, 11:00 a.m.
(Viewing to begin at 10:00 a.m.)
St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church
399614 14th Avenue – Sacramento, California 95820
Bishop George Dallas McKinney, Officiating

The Interment
Armed Force National Cemetery
5810 Midway Road – Dixon, California 95620

Let us be in prayer for the family and the jurisdiction 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.
Assistant General Secretary / Records and Archives
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Joseph C. Gilkey

May 3, 2015

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-jcgilkeyIt is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Joseph C. Gilkey, the Prelate of the Kansas Southwest Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Final arrangements are forthcoming. However, we do know that the national home going celebration for Bishop Gilkey will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. in Wichita, Kanasas.  As the information is given to the adjutancy, it will be forwarded to you in a timely manner.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Gilkey family and the entire jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers at 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.
Assistant General Secretary / Records and Archives
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Floyd Eugene Perry, Jr.

April 30, 2015

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 Floyd Eugene Perry, Jr.It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Floyd Eugene Perry, Jr., Former Adjutant General, Former UNAC-5 Chairman and currently Prelate of the Ohio Southern Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction as well as being a member of the National Judiciary Board.

Further arrangements will be forthcoming. As the information is given to the adjutancy, it will be forwarded to you in a timely manner.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Perry family and the entire jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers at 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.
Assistant General Secretary / Records and Archives
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Dwight L. Haygood

April 27, 2015

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-dlhaygoodIt is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Dwight Leroy Haygood, Prelate of the Kentucky First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  Mother Haygood, the Haygood Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.

Further arrangements are being made at this time by our denomination. As the information is given to the adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Adjutant General is requesting that all transportation needs for the General Board be emailed to me at [email protected] on or before Monday, May 4, 2015.  The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the national celebration, please wear your “Class A” vestments.  All National Adjutant brothers, who will be serving, please wear your "Class A" vestments. National Adjutant sisters who will be serving, please wear your white habits.  

If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

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

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Samuel Leon Lowe

April 17, 2015

Dear Saints:

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

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Samuel Leon Lowe, Former General Treasurer of the Church Of God In Christ and Prelate Emeritus of the Tennessee Fifth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  The Lowe Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.

Further arrangements are being made at this time by our denomination. As the information is given to the adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Adjutant General is requesting that all transportation needs for the General Board be emailed to me at [email protected] on or before Tuesday, April 21, 2015.  The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the national celebration, please wear your “Class A” vestments.  All National Adjutant brothers, who will be serving, please wear your "Class A" vestments. National Adjutant sisters who will be serving, please wear your white habits.  

If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

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

Notice of Episcopal Transition – General Board Emeritus Bishop James Neaul Haynes

March 11, 2015

Dear Saints:

bishop-jnhaynesThis correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop James Neaul Haynes, Former First Assistant Presiding Bishop and General Board Member Emeritus – Church Of God In Christ, Inc.  At the time of his passing, Bishop Haynes served as the distinguished Prelate of the Texas Northeast First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. The Haynes Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.

Special planning is being done now to handle the services of such a churchman as Bishop Haynes. Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake has set the date of the National Home going Celebration for 12 o’clock noon on Tuesday, March 17, 2015, Dallas, Texas. Further arrangements are being made at this time by our denomination. As the information is given to the adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Adjutant General is requesting that all transportation needs for the General Board be emailed to me at [email protected] on or before Saturday, March 14, 2015.  This will allow us to prepare for your arrival before the local and jurisdictional service to be held at 7:00 o’clock p.m., on Monday, March 16, 2015.

If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

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

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Arthur Ladell Thomas

November 11, 2014

bishop-lthomasDear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Arthur Ladell Thomas, Prelate Emeritus of the Texas Southeast Second Jurisdiction.  The Thomas Family are in need of our fervent prayers at this time.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Hotel Accommodations and Ground Transportation needs for the General Board be emailed to me at [email protected] on or before Friday, November 14, 2014.  The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the national celebration, please wear your “Class A” vestments.  All National Adjutant brothers, who will be serving, please wear your "Class A" vestments. National Adjutant sisters who will be serving, please wear your white habits.  

If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.960.1284.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the National Adjutancy

Letter from Adjutant General

October 28, 2014

Dear Saints:

I bring you greetings in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I do hope that this letter finds you doing well in the work of the Lord.  This communication comes to you as per the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. Within a few days, we will be gathering in St. Louis, Missouri, for the 107th International Holy Convocation of our beloved denomination.   It is important that the adjutancy pays special attention in order to fully support the following events:

  • OPENING ANOINTING SERVICE OF THE 107TH INTERNATIONAL HOLY CONVOCATION

    This event will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, beginning promptly at 9:00 a.m.  All male national adjutants are asked to wear their “Class B” attire. It is vitally important that those who would like to participate by assisting the Presiding Bishop and members of the General Board on that day, you must meet Bishop Designate Robert L. Perry, Jr., at 8:00 a.m., in front of America’s Center Halls 4 & 5.  Please come properly dressed and be ready to serve.  For further information, please contact Bishop Designate Clarence Lewis, III, by calling him at (610) 547-7067. Or you may call Bishop Designate Robert L. Perry, Jr. at (217) 390-4860.

  • 2014 WINTER ACADEMY OF THE NATIONAL ADJUTANCY

    The Winter Academy will be held at the Renaissance Hotel located directly across from the America’s Center on Wednesday, November 5th and Thursday November 6th.  .  On Saturday, November 8th, it will continue at the America’s Center.  On Thursday, there will be a luncheon where special appointments will be made of Adjutant Overseers and formal recognitions.  Tickets for the luncheon will be $60.00. For more information on the Academy, please contact Overseer Guy Glimp, by calling (609) 509-5806.  For more information on the luncheon, please contact Mother Mary E. Bell by calling (865) 776-6509.

  • THE LORD’S DAY WORSHIP CELEBRATION (November 9, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.)
    THE SERVICE OF CONSECRATION AND INSTALLATION (November 9, 2014 – 7:30 p.m)

    These services will take place on the Official Day, Sunday, November 9, 2014. More information will be forthcoming at the academy.  The Adjutant General is asking that all adjutants stay until after the Service of Consecration and Installation on Sunday night.  We need your assistance in both ceremonies. The Presiding Bishop is counting on us to assist him at these services.

On behalf of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams, thanks so much for your support.  Let us continue to “sanctify the leader” in the eyes of the people.

In His Service,

Bishop Designate Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the National Adjutancy

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Torrance Wildner Johnson

October 24, 2014

bishop-tjohnsonDear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Torrance Wildner Johnson, Prelate of Texas Northeast Third Jurisdiction.  The Johnson Family are in need of our fervent prayers at this time.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Hotel Accommodations and Ground Transportation needs for the General Board be emailed to me at [email protected] on or before Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the national celebration, please wear your “Class A” vestments.  All National Adjutant brothers, who will be serving, please wear your "Class A" vestments. National Adjutant sisters who will be serving, please wear your white habits.  

If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.960.1284.

In His Service,

Bishop Designate Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the National Adjutancy

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Adams Alforance Edwards

October 15, 2014

Dear Saints:

bishop-aedwardsThis correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Adams Alforance Edwards.  Bishop Edwards was the Auxiliary Bishop of the Brazil Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and was active as a District Superintendent with the Louisiana Eastern First Jurisdiction.  The Edwards Family are in need of our fervent prayers at this time.  Arrangements can be found here.

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Hotel Accommodations and Ground Transportation needs must be given to Kenneth McKnight by calling him at 225.315.3558.  The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the national celebration, please wear your “Class A” vestments.  All National Adjutant brothers, who will be serving, please wear your "Class A" vestments. National Adjutant sisters who will be serving, please wear your white habits.  

If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.960.1284.

In His Service,

Bishop Designate Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the National Adjutancy

 
 
 
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