On September 24, 2016, Bishop G.E. Patterson will be remembered and honored with a dedicated display at the opening of the Smithsonian African-American Museum. Church of God in Christ Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. says, “The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) is honored that our former Presiding Bishop G.E. Patterson will have items displayed at the new Smithsonian Museum of African American history and culture.” He added “Bishop Patterson was an incredible leader and friend who loved the Church of God in Christ, what a great way to honor his memory.”
Our congratulations and regards go out to Mother Louise Patterson and the entire Patterson family. This is a proud moment in our church history.