In Memorium

October 26, 2015

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 James Edward Lee, Prelate Emeritus of the Texas East Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.   The home going services will be as follows:

The Local and Jurisdictional Home going Celebration
Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 7:00 p.m.


The National Home going Celebration
Thursday, October 29, 2015, 12:00 noon


both services will be held at the

Grace Cathedral
Church Of God In Christ

7615 South Polk Street
Dallas, Texas 75232
Elder Nathaniel L. Green, Pastor


Services are entrusted to:

J. C. White Funeral and Cremation Services
410 East 16th Street ~ Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455
903.572.3911 (Office) / 214.432.1700 (Fax) / Web:

All expressions of kindness can be sent to:

Mrs. Sherel B. Lee
1701 Turtle Point Drive ~ Desoto, Texas 75115 ~ Telephone: 972.709.8076

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 Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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. 

Let us be in prayer for the family and the 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.

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