In Memorium

November 11, 2014

Dear Saints:

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 Arthur Ladell Thomas, Prelate Emeritus of the Texas Southeast Second Jurisdiction.  The services for Bishop Thomas will be as follows:

The Local and Jurisdictional Home going Celebration
Monday, November 17, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Bishop John H. Sheard

Chairman of the Board of Bishops

The National Home going Celebration
Tuesday, November 18, 2014, 11:00 a.m.
Speaker: Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr.
Presiding Bishop and Chief Apostle

Services to be held at:

Church Of God In Christ
Headquarters of the Texas Southwest Jurisdiction

Bishop S. E. Iglehart, Prelate
1310 Faulkner Lane – Waco, Texas 76706


All expressions of kindness to the Thomas Family can be sent to:

Mother Elnora Massey Thomas
1901 Wolverine Drive – Harker Heights, Texas 76548
Telephone: 254.698.7218

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 Friday, November 14, 2014.  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.  

If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please call me at 501.960.1284.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the National Adjutancy

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