March 11, 2015
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 James Neaul Haynes, Former First Assistant Presiding Bishop and Emeritus Member of the General Board – 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 services for Bishop James Neaul Haynes will be as follows:
The Local and Jurisdictional Home going Celebration
Saintsville Church Of God In Christ
The National Home going Celebration
Inspiring Body of Christ Church
Services are entrusted to:
All expressions of kindness to the Haynes Family can be sent to:
Mother Vivian King Haynes
c/o Saintsville Church Of God In Christ
2200 South Marsalis Avenue – Dallas, Texas 75216
The Adjutant General is requesting that all Hotel Accommodations and Ground Transportation needs for the Gneral Board be emailed to me at [email protected] on or before Saturday, March 14, 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.
Let us be in prayer for the Haynes family and the Texas Northeast First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction during this most difficult time. If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please 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.