Iowa Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

Bishop Hurley Bassett

Prelate Emeritus, Iowa Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

October 6, 2017

Dear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr. It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Prelate Emeritus, Bishop Hurley Bassett, Sr. of the Iowa Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. He will be sorely missed but we find comfort in knowing that earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal and the scripture declares that there remaineth a rest for the people of God.

The Bassett Family is in need of our fervent prayers at this time.  The services for Prelate Emeritus, Bishop Hurley Bassett, Sr. will be as follows:

Local and Jurisdictional Celebration of Life

Friday, October 13, 2017, 5:30 PM

New Jerusalem Church Of God In Christ
631 9th Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401

National Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:30 AM

River Of Life Church
3801 Briars Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

Professional Services have been entrusted to:
Cedar Memorial Funeral Home
4200 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 – (319) 393-8000

As per the Presiding Bishop, Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr., Bishop LeRoy Johnson, the Jurisdictional Prelate will be the Officiant for both services. If there are any general questions, you can contact the Jurisdictional Secretary, Overseer Michael Bell at 515-249-1236 or via email at [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. 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.