Adjutancy

Passing of Chief Adjutant Geoffrey Maurice Lester

On Friday, December 25. 2015, Elder Geoffrey Maurice Lester, Sr. quietly departed this life.  He was born in Fort George G. Meade, Maryland on August 2, 1956 and is the son the late Robert Maryland Lester, Sr. and Ethel Grace Stevenson-Lester.

adjutant-gmlesterElder Lester was the father of two sons Geoffrey M. Lester, Jr. and Elder Jamaal A. Lester.  He was a class of 74 graduate from Clairton High School.  That same year Elder Lester asked the Lord into his heart.  After graduation he attended the Job Corp to be an electrician.  He was the founder of General Maintenance Leasing, LLC. 

Elder Lester was a faithful member of Trinity Church Of God In Christ for 39 years.  He was also the head of the Deacon board at Trinity as well as the Leader and Teacher of the Adult Sunday School Class.  Elder Lester served as the 2nd Assistant Pastor to Bishop James M. Foster of Trinity Church Of God In Christ.  He served in the District as Chairperson to the District Superintendent, Elder Kenneth Irvin.  Elder Lester served in the state and National Church as well.  He was the Chief Adjutant to Bishop James M. Foster, Presiding Prelate of the First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Western Pennsylvania.

Elder Lester was a true servant of the Lord.  Whatever he was asked to do and he did it without complaint.

 

 

Passing of Mother Anna Rae Davis

December 23, 2015

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Mother Anna Rae Davis, the wife of one of our beloved National Adjutant Overseers, Bishop George W. Davis, Jr..  The Home going Celebrations for Mother Davis as follows:

mother-ardavisThe Home going Celebrations for
Mother Anna Rae Davis
Norther Carolina Service of Celebration

Saturday, December 26, 2015, 12 noon
Viewing from 9:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

to be held at the

Outreach for Jesus Church
440 Battley Dairy Road
Hamlet, NC 28345

Final Service of Celebration

Tuesday, December 29, 2015, 12 noon
Viewing from 9:30 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.

to be held at the

Refreshing Spring Church Of God In Christ
6200 Riverdale Road
Riverdale, Maryland 20737
Superintendent James E. Jordan, Jr., Pastor


All expressions of kindness to the family can be sent to:

Bishop George W. Davis, Jr.
502 West Boulevard
Laurinburg, North Carolina 28352
Telephone: (202) 494-5800

Let us be in 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.

Passing of Mother Ruth Mason Lewis

November 29, 2015

Dear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you 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 Mother Ruth Mason Lewis who was the last living child of our beloved founder, Bishop Charles Harrison Mason.  The services for Mother Lewis will be as follows:

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The Memorial Celebration of Mother Ruth Mason Lewis
Monday, December 7, 2015, 7:00 p.m.

The Celebration of the Life of Mother Ruth Mason Lewis
Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 10:00 a.m.
Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Eulogist

both services to be held at the:

Pentecostal Temple Institutional Church Of God In Christ
229 South Danny Thomas Boulevard – Memphis, Tennessee 38126
Bishop Charles H. M. Patterson, Sr., Pastor


Services are entrusted to:

R. S. Lewis Funeral Home
374 Vance Avenue
Memphis, Tennessee 38126
901.526.3264 (Office) / 901.526.3265 (Fax)
Website: www.rslewisandsonsfuneralhome.com

All expressions of kindness to the Family can be sent to the children

Robert "Bobby" Lewis and Dr. Sharon Lewis Rouse:
c/o 374 Vance Avenue – Memphis, Tennessee

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the celebration held on Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 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.  Let us be in prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further, please call me 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 Carruth Hall

November 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 Carruth Hall, Prelate Emeritus of the Nevada First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  The services for Bishop Hall will be as follows:

A Celebration of Life

Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Pentecostal Temple Church Of God In Christ
1117 F. Street – Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
Bishop Leon Smith, Pastor

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, 11:00 a.m.
2nd Baptist Church
500 Madison Avenue – Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
Reverend Dr. D. Edward Chaney, Pastor

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All expressions of kindness ot the Hall Family can be sent to:

Mother Loyce Hall
7360 Bachelors Button Drive – Las Vegas, Nevada 89131 – 702.595.3978

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the celebration, please wear your "Class B" attire.

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 Penn Nesbitt

November 12, 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 Samuel Penn Nesbitt, Auxiliary Bishop of the Florida Western Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  The services for Bishop Nesbitt will be as follows:

The Home going Celebration

Saturday, November 14, 2015, 2:00 p.m.
Philippian Community Church
7578 New Kings Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32119
Telephone: 904.252.1573
Bishop Virgil Jones, Jr., Pastor

Services are entrusted to:
Harry Brown Funeral Directors and Cremation Service
2719 West Edgewood Avenue
Jacksonville, Florida 32209
904.252.1573 (Office)

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All expressions of kindness ot the Nesbitt Family can be sent to:

Mrs. Delores Nesbitt
1241 West 9th Street – Jacksonville, Florida 32209

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops who will be attending the celebration, please wear your "Class B" attire.

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 Alfred Marlin Smith

November 2, 2015

Dear Saints:

bishop-amsmithThis 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 Alfred Marlin Smith, Prelate of the Michigan Great Lakes Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and the Vice Chairman of Michigan/Canada Council of Bishops.  The arrangements are being made for the services at this time.  As soon as the Adjutancy is made aware of the final arrangements, we will pass the information on to you in a timely matter.

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.

 

Passing of Mrs. Madgelene King-Moses

October 28, 2015

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Mrs. Madgelene King-Moses, mother of Overseer Maron V. King who is a dedicated and active Overseer in the National Adjutancy.  The services for Mrs. King-Moses will be as follows:

mrs-mkmosesThe Family Hour for Mrs. Madgelene King-Moses
Friday, October 30, 2015, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cromwell Funeral Home
600 East St. Louis Street – Hamburg, Arkansas 71646

The Home going Celebration for
Mrs. Madgelene King-Moses

Saturday, October 31, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church
108 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive – Crossett, Arkansas 71635
Reverend Curtis Jackson, Pastor

Services are entrusted to: Cromwell Funeral Home
600 East St. Louis Street – Hamburg, Arkansas 71646 – Telephone: (870) 853-5000


All expressions of kindness to the family can be sent to:

Overseer Maron V. King
108 River Valley Loop
Maumelle, Arkansas 72113
Email: [email protected]

Let us be in prayer for the entire family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further, please call me 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 James Edward Lee

October 26, 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-jeleeIt is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop James Edward Lee, Prelate Emeritus of the Texas East Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  Final 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 [email protected] on or before Tuesday, October 27, 2015.

The Adjutant General is further 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 you "Class A" vestments.  National Adjutant sisters who will be serving, please wear your white habits. 

Let us be in 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.

Summer Academy Documents

Please click on the links below to download the 2015 Summer National Adjutant Academy Program Booklet and Training Manual.

SNAC 2015 Program Booklet SNAC 2015 Training Booklet

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Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Robert Richard Carr

June 26, 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-rrcarrIt is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Robert Richard Carr, the Prelate of the Greater Northern California Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  Final 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 [email protected] on or before Thursday, July 2, 2015.

The Adjutant General is further 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 you "Class A" vestments.  National Adjutant sisters who will be serving, please wear your white habits.  All ecumenical and civic guests, please contact my office concerning your attendance so that we may be able to properly receive you at the service.

Let us be in 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.

 
 
 
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