August 30, 2016
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 William Haven Bonner, Prelate Emeritus of the Illinois Sixth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. The Bonner Family, and the jurisdiction, are in need of our fervent prayers. The services for Bishop Bonner will be as follows:
The Local and Jurisdictional Home going Celebration
The National Home going Celebration
Calvary Church of Naperville
Services are entrusted to:
James Funeral Services
204 Hill Avenue – Aurora, Illinois 60505
(630) 851-6503 Office
All condolences, resolutions and acts of kindness to the family may be sent to:
Bishop Bonner Legacy
335 White Pines Ct. – Oswego, Illinois 60543
Email: [email protected]
The Adjutant General is requesting that all Hotel Accommodations and Ground Transportation needs for the General Board be emailed to me at [email protected] on or before Wednesday, August 31, 2016. 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.
It is the desire of the national adjutancy to help in any way possible. 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.