Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Jurisdiction

Bishop Benjamin Ravenel, Sr.

Prelate, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

April 23, 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 Benjamin Ravenel, Prelate, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Bishop Ravenel will lie in repose on Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Lingo Memorial Church Of God In Christ 2747 Reel Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17110 for members of the public wishing to pay respects.

The services for Bishop Ravenel will be as follows:

Jurisdictional Celebration

Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:00 PM
(Public Viewing: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM)

Shiloh Church Of God In Christ
5950 Derry Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17111

National Celebration

Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM
(Public Viewing: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM)

Christ Community Church
1201 Slate Hill Road, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania 17011
Officiating: Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.

Expressions of Kindness

Cards and Condolences should be sent to:
Mother Matilda O. Ravenel
510 Redwood Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17109

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.