Eastern Missouri First Jurisdiction

Bishop Robert James Ward

Prelate, Eastern Missouri First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

October 1, 2018

Dear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr., as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Robert James Ward, Prelate, Eastern Missouri First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  The Ward family and the Jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.

The services for Bishop Ward will be as follows:

Jurisdictional Celebration

Monday, October 8, 2018 at 7:00 PM

Kennerly Temple Church Of God In Christ
4307 Bishop Robert J. Ward Avenue (formerly known as Kennerly Avenue)
St. Louis, Missouri 63113

National Celebration

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Kennerly Temple Church Of God In Christ
4307 Bishop Robert J. Ward Avenue (formerly known as Kennerly Avenue)
St. Louis, Missouri 63113
Officiating: Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.

Professional Services have been entrusted to:

Austin A. Layne Mortuary, Inc. Funeral Home
7239 W. Florissant Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63136 / 314.381.6900

Expressions of Kindness

All Acts of Kindness can be sent to:
Mother Dorothy Ward
c/o Kennerly Temple Church Of God In Christ
4307 Bishop Robert J. Ward Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri 63113

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops please wear your “Class A” attire. All Adjutant Brothers please wear your “Class A” vestments and Adjutant Sisters please wear your White Habits. All other male clergy are asked to wear your “Class B” Attire. (This includes: Administrative Assistants, Superintendents, Pastors, Elders and Ministers.)

If you need further assistance, you can email me at [email protected] or call at 904.217.9603.

In His Service,

Overseer Earl R. Matthews
Scribe of the National Adjutancy
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Southern California

Bishop Lucius Anthony Carter Jones

Auxiliary Bishop, Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Southern California

October 12, 2018

Dear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr., as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Lucious Anthony Carter Jones, Auxiliary Bishop, Metropolitan Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Southern California, Bishop J. Bernard Hackworth, Jurisdictional Prelate.  The Jones family and the Jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.

The services for Bishop Jones will be as follows:

Celebration of Life

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Testimonial Cathedral Church Of God In Christ
5701 South Western Avenue #21, Los Angeles, California 90062
Officiating: Bishop J. Bernard Hackworth

Professional Services have been entrusted to:

Rucker’s Mortuary
301 Bakers Street, Bakersfield, California 93305 / 661.322.2001

Expressions of Kindness

All Acts of Kindness can be sent to:
Missionary Ruby Weeks
[email protected]

The Adjutant General is requesting that all Bishops please wear your “Class A” attire. All Adjutant Brothers please wear your “Class A” vestments and Adjutant Sisters please wear your White Habits. All other male clergy are asked to wear your “Class B” Attire. (This includes: Administrative Assistants, Superintendents, Pastors, Elders and Ministers.)

If you need further assistance, you can email me at [email protected] or call at 904.217.9603.

In His Service,

Overseer Earl R. Matthews
Scribe of the National Adjutancy
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.