Bishop Matthew Williams

The Passing of Supt. George L. Kelley, Jr.

June 20, 2014

Dear Saints:

This correspondence comes to you at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams.  Superintendent George L. Kelley, Jr. who served as a member of the National Adjutancy, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.  Superintendent Kelley was the husband of the lovely Mrs. Althea Kelley and the son of Mother Frances Kelley, National Director of the Intercessory Prayer Ministry.  The services for him are as follows:

The Home going Celebration
Saturday, June 28, 2014 ~ 11:00 am

Pentecostal Temple Institutional
Church Of God In Christ

229 Danny Thomas Boulevard
Memphis, TN 38126
Bishop Designate C. H. M. Patterson, Pastor
Bishop William S. Wright, Prelate
Tennessee Southwest Jurisdiction, Officiant

Services are entrusted to:

E. H. Ford Mortuary Services – 3390 Elvis Presley Boulevard – Memphis, TN  38116
(Office) 901-345-9558

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All expressions of kindness to his wife, Mrs. Althea Kelley, can be sent to the care of:
Pentecostal Temple Institutional Church Of God In Christ
229 South Danny Thomas Boulevard
Memphis, TN  38126 – Office:  901-527-9202
Email: [email protected]

All expressions of kindness to his wife, Mother Frances Kelley, can be sent to the care of:
Post Office Box 240771
Memphis, TN 38124 – Telephone: 901-527-9202
Email: [email protected]

Let us be in prayer for First Lady Althea Kelley and the entire family during this time of bereavement.  If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.960.1284.

In His Service,

Bishop Designate Robert G. Rudolph, Jr., Scribe

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Elton A. Lawrence

bishop-ealawrenceJune 1, 2014

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Elton A. Lawrence, Prelate of the Canadian/Michigan Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction; the father of Bishop Dr. Welton Lawrence and First Lady Mae L. Blake; and the father-in-law of our Presiding Bishop, Bishop Charles E. Blake.  The Lawrence and Blake Families are in need of our fervent prayers at this time. Arrangements can be found here.  As the information is given to the Adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

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

 

 

 

The Passing Of Mrs. Mary Lula Cotner Lane

November 15, 2013

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 Mrs. Mary Lula Cotner Lane.  This 91 year old was the mother of Mrs. Mary E. Bell, the widow of a former Adjutant General, Bishop H. J. Bell.  The services for Mrs. Lane will be as follows:

The Home going Celebration
Monday, November 18, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
(Viewing from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.)

Rogers Memorial Baptist Church
520 College Street
Knoxville, Tennessee   

Services are entrusted to:

Unity Mortuary
1425 McCalla Avenue
Knoxville, Tennessee  37915
(Office) 865.637.8811

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All acts of kindness to the family can be sent to:

Mother Mary E. Bell
4304 Aylesbury Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee  37918
Telephone:  865.688.2195   or   865.776.6509

Bishop Matthew Williams would like for us to be in prayer for Mother Mary E. Bell and her family during this time of bereavement.  She has been and continues to be a dedicated and faithful member of the National Adjutancy. 

In His Service,

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

Notice of Episcopal Transistion – Bishop Thomas Lee Westbrook

September 6, 2013

bishop-twestbrook2Dear 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 Thomas Lee Westbrook, Prelate of Washington Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. 

Click HERE for more information about homecoming arrangements. 

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

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

Notice of Episcopal Transistion – Bishop Hugh Edward Cawthon

September 6, 2013

Dear Saints:

bishop-hcawthonThis 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 Hugh Edward Cawthon, Prelate of Southern Illinois Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. 

Click HERE for more information about homecoming arrangements.  As of now, National Services will be held on Wednesday, September 11 at 11am in Decatur, IL.

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

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

Notice of Epsicopal Transition – Bishop Henderson Spivey

April 27, 2013

bishop-hspiveyThis letter is being sent as per the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams. It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Henderson Spivey, Prelate of the Western Georgia Jurisdiction.

Arrangements for the National Homecoming are being made at this time. Click HERE for more information about homecoming arrangements.  As of now, National Services will be held on Friday, May 3 at 11am in Rome, Georgia.

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

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

The Passing of Bishop D. A. Burton

March 14, 2013

Dear Saints,

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams.

bishop-daburtonIt is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop D. A. Burton, a past member of the General Board, a past General Secretary and currently the Prelate of the Eastern Pennsylvania Jurisdiction.

The Burton Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.  Homegoing information can be found here.  As the information is given to the adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.     

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

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

The Passing of Bishop Walter Earl Jordan

December 30, 2012

Dear Saints,

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams.

bishop-wejordanIt is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Walter Earl Jordan., Prelate Emeritus of the Ohio North First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

The Jordan Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.   Homegoing information can be found here.  As the information is given to the adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.     

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

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

The Passing of Bishop Cornelius E. Anderson, Sr.

November 23, 2012

Dear Saints,

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Cornelius E. Anderson, Sr., Prelate Emeritus of the North Carolina Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

The Anderson Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.   Homegoing information can be found here.   As the information is given to the adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.     

If I can be of further assistance, you can reach me by calling my office at (501) 332-6897.

In His Service,

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

 

 

The Home going Services for Bishop Otis Lockett, Sr.

October 15, 2012

Dear Saints:

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Otis Lockett, Sr., Director of the Church Growth and Development for the Church Of God In Christ, Inc. and Prelate of the North Carolina Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  He will be sorely missed, but we find comfort in knowing that earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

The Lockett Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.  Click here for final arrangements.  As the information is given to the adjutancy, we will forward it to you as soon as possible.     

If I can be of further assistance, please call my office at 501.332.6897.   

In His Service,

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

 
 
 
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