Episcopal Transition

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop Jessie Moore Dickens

August 1, 2014

bishop-jdickensDear 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 Jessie Moore Dickens, Prelate of the California Western Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.  The Dickens Family are in need of our fervent prayers at this time.  Arrangements can be found here.

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, please call me at 501.960.1284.

In His Service,

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

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

 

 

 

Notice of Episcopal Transition – Bishop James Earl Gordon

bishop-jegordon2April 10, 2014

Dear SaintsThis 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 James Earl Gordon, Prelate of the Louisiana East First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction #1.

The Gordon Family and the jurisdiction are in need of our fervent prayers. 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

 

 

 

Notice of Episcopal Transistion – Bishop Harvey Tyler

March 6, 2014

Dear Saints:

Bishop Harvey TylerThis 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 Harvey Tyler, Prelate of the India First Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. 

Bishop Tyler died on Friday, February 28, 2014.  He was the husband of the beloved Mother Clara Tyler and the father of Missionary Dinah Tyler.  Bishop Tyler was also a Resident Bishop of Southern California First Jurisdiction where the Bishop Joe L. Ealy is the Prelate. 

At the request of Bishop Tyler, there will be no funeral services.  Other information concerning his memorial is as follows:    

Viewing of Bishop Harvey Tyler

Sunday, March 9, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

to be held at the

The House of Winston Mortuary
9501 South Vermont Avenue – Los Angeles, CA  90044

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

Mother Clara Tyler
19127 South Pioneer Boulevard, Space 62
Artesia, California  90701
Telephone:  562.292.3226

The Adjutant General is requesting that if there are any questions concerning the special viewing, please contact:

The Office of Bishop Joe L. Ealy
Prelate, Southern California First Jurisdiction
Church Of God In Christ, Inc.

Telephone:  562.599.2830
Email[email protected]

It is a pleasure to serve you in any way possible.  If I can assist you further, please call me at 501.960.1284.

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

 
 
 
©2014 The National Adjutancy of the Church Of God In Christ ~ All Rights Reserved!
Church Of God In Christ, Inc. 930 Mason Street, Memphis, TN 38126 Site Map | About COGIC | Careers | Events | Public Relations | Contact Us
©2014 Church Of God In Christ, Inc.   Get Connected: COGIC on FaceBook COGIC On Twitter