Church Of God In Christ

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Frank Otha White

January 21, 2017

Dear Saints:

bishop-fowhiteThis correspondence is being sent at the request of the Office of the Adjutant General and General Board Member, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake.  It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Frank Otha White, former National Financial Secretary, current Prelate of the New York Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and General Board Member Emeritus, Church Of God In Christ, Inc.  The White Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.

Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Robert L. Asberry

January 12, 2017

Dear Saints:

bishop-rasberryThis correspondence is being sent at the request of Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake.  It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Robert L. Asberry, Auxiliary Bishop – Texas Northeast First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

As per the Office of Bishop James E. Hornsby, Prelate, Texas Northeast First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, the service for Bishop Asberry will be as follows:

The Home Going Celebration
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 11:00 a.m.

Saintsville Church Of God In Christ
220 South Marsalis Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75216

It is the desire of the national adjutancy to help in any way possible. If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Lorenzo Lee Kelly

September 26, 2016

Dear Saints:

bishop-lkellyThis correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Lorenzo Lee Kelly, Prelate, South Dakota Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Charlie Green, Jr.

September 4, 2016

bishop-cgreenDear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake.

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Charlie Green, Jr., Prelate, Missouri Southeast Third Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop William Haven Bonner

August 29, 2016

Dear Saints:

bishop-whbonnerThis correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop William Haven Bonner, Prelate, Illinois Sixth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.

The Presiding Bishop has set the national home going celebration for Friday, September 2, 2016 at 11:00 a.m.  Accommodations can be found here.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Milton Paul Jackson, Sr.

July 30, 2016

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Milton Paul Jackson, Sr., an Auxiliary Bishop of the Kansas Central Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. 

The services for Bishop Jackson will be as follows:

A Celebration of Life

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Home going celebration will begin at 10:00 a.m.

 to be held at the

Abundance of Life Cathedral of Praise Church Of God In Christ
Topeka, Kanasas

 

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Bishops who attend the home going celebration are asked to wear their Class A vestments.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Samuel Lee Green, Jr.

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. 

Bishop Samuel Lee Green, Jr.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 and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers.  Final arrangements can be found here.

If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Stanley Harry Scott

June 24, 2016

Dear Saints:

This correspondence is being sent at the request of the Adjutant General, Bishop Matthew Williams as per Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake. 

It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Bishop Stanley Harry Scott, an Auxiliary Bishop of the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. 

The services for Bishop Scott will be as follows:

The Home going Celebration

Monday, June 27, 2016, 10:00 a.m.

 to be held at the

Good Shepherd Church Of God In Christ
314-18 South 46th Sreet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19143

Bishop Benjamin J. Ravenel, Officiating
Prelate, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction

 

Bishop Stanley Scott

All clergy are requested to wear their "Class B" Attire at the service.  All Bishop who attend the Jurisdictional Home going Celebration are asked to wear their "Class A" vestments.  Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this time.

If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Epsicopal Transition – Bishop David Willard Grayson, Sr.

February 24, 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 David W. Grayson, Sr., former Prelate of the both the Maine Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and the New York Fourth Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  At the time of his passing, he was a member of the Executive Board of Tennessee Central Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction under the leadership of General Board Member, Bishop Brandon B. Porter. 

The services for Bishop Grayson will be as follows:

A Celebration of Life

Saturday, February 27, 2016
Viewing will be from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Home going Celebration will begin at 12:00 noon

to be held at

Greater Community Temple
Church Of God In Christ

5151 Winchester Rd, Memphis, Tennessee 38118
Bishop Brandon B. Porter, Pastor

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Bishops who attend the home going celebration are asked to wear their Class A vestments.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition Bishop Alfred Marlin Smith

November 2, 2015

Dear Saints:

bishop-amsmithThis 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 Alfred Marlin Smith, Prelate of the Michigan Great Lakes Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction and the Vice Chairman of Michigan/Canada Council of Bishops.  The arrangements are being made for the services at this time.  As soon as the Adjutancy is made aware of the final arrangements, we will pass the information on to you in a timely matter.

Let us be in fervent prayer for the family during this most difficult time.  If I can assist you further concerning this matter, please do not hesitate to call my office at 501.712.0048.

In His Service,

Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr.
Scribe of the Adjutancy
Assistant General Secretary / Records & Archives
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

 

 
 
 
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