In Memorium

June 26, 2016

Dear Saints:

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 Samuel Lee Green, Jr., Emeritus General Board Member and Prelate Emeritus of the Virginia Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.   The Green Family, the jurisdictional prelate, Bishop Wilbert Daniels and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.  The services for Bishop Green will be as follows:

The Local and Jurisdictional
Home going Celebration

Thursday, June 30, 2016, 7:00 p.m.


The National Home going Celebration
Friday, July 1, 2016, 12 o'clock noon


both services will be held at the

Bethel Assembly of God
1705 Todds Lane
Hampton, Virginia 23666


Services are entrusted to:

Cooke Brothers Funeral Chapel and Crematory
1601 27th Street – Newport News, Virginia 23607
757.380.0251 (Office) / 757.245.0316 (Fax)

Hotel Accommodations:

Newport News Marriott at City Center
740 Town Center Drive – Newport News, Virginia 23606
866.329.1758 (Office)

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, June 29, 2016. 

The Adjutant General is further 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.

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