Tuesday, July 31, 2012

(Update) Arrangements for Mrs. Pearl Bentley, mother of Mrs. Donna Graves

Dear Connectional Members and Friends,

We are saddened by the passing of Mrs. Pearl Bentley, a faithful member of Phillips Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles, California, and the mother of Mrs. Donna Graves (wife of Retired Bishop William H. Graves), Mrs. Renee Woodruff (The Women's Missionary Council's Division II, Program Leader), and Mr. Ken Bentley.

Funeral services for Mrs. Bentley are as follows:

Saturday, August 4, 2012, 12 Noon PST
Phillips Temple C.M.E. Church
971 East 43rd Street
Los Angeles, CA   90011
Telephone: 323-233-4783
Fax:  323-233-3661
Rev. Joseph C. Gardner, Sr., Pastor

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to:
Angelus Funeral Home
3875 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA   90088
Telephone: 323-296-6666

Four Points by Sheraton Los Angeles International Airport
9750 Airport Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA  90045
Room rate:  $99 per night plus tax
Reservations must be made by Wednesday, August 1, 2012. Contact Sofia at 310-649-7048 and provide the code Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

In lieu of flowers, the Bentley family is requesting that donations be made to: James Bentley Education Fund, Inc., 5021 Inadale Avenue, Los Angeles, CA   90043.

Condolences may be sent to the Graves family, 5021 Inadale Avenue, Los Angeles, CA  90043.

Please keep in prayer the family of Mrs. Pearl Bentley.

In His Service,

Bishop James B. Walker, Sr.
Presiding Prelate, Ninth Episcopal District
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church  

Dr. Princess Pegues
President, Women's Missionary Council
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church  

Ms. Jeanette L. Bouknight
Executive Secretary
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
"An Essential Church: Poised for 21st Century Ministry"

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Williams Brothers at CME Unity Summit

Funeral Arrangements for Mrs. Pearl Bentley
Services for Mrs. Pearl Bentley Saturday, August 4, 2012, 1 p.m.
Phillips Temple CME
Los Angeles, CA

Funeral arrangements are being handled by
Angelus Funeral Home
3875 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90008

Monday, July 23, 2012

Mrs. Sue Henderson Called Home
Dear Connectional Members and Friends,

We regret to inform you that Mrs. Sue Henderson has passed. Mrs. Henderson was a dedicated missionary and a past treasurer of the Women's Missionary Council.  She was the daughter of the late Mrs. Cortez Washington, who also served as treasurer of the Council.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Sunday, July 22, 2012,  6-7:30 p.m.
New Hope CME Church
901 East 21st Street
Pine Bluff, AR  71603

Monday, July 23, 2012, 10 a.m.
Funeral Celebration:
St. James United Methodist Church
900 North University Drive
Pine Bluff, AR  71601

Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Henderson's home address:
3120 S. Missouri
Pine Bluff, AR  71601

Please keep the family of Mrs. Sue Henderson in your prayers.

God's blessings,

Dr. Princess Pegues, International President
Women's Missionary Council
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

Passing of Rev. Johnnie L. Quinzy
Dear Connectional Members and Friends,

Rev. Johnnie L. Quinzy went to his heavenly home on Wednesday, July 18, 2012.  He was a retired minister of the 5th Episcopal District, Birmingham Region and the Anniston District.

The funeral service will be held Monday, July 23, 2012 at St. John CME Church, 825 Avenue C, Gadsden, Alabama 35901.

Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Ninna Quinzy at 1211 Mountain Brook Drive, Gadsden, AL 35901.

Please keep the Quinzy family in your prayers.

In His Service,

Bishop Teresa E. Snorton
Presiding Prelate, 5th Episcopal District
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

Friday, July 20, 2012

Rev. Anthony Thompson Services

The Services of Thanksgiving for the Life of the Reverend Anthony Thompson, longtime pastor in the Georgia Region of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be Monday, July 23, 2012, 11 a.m., at St. James Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 348 Bethel Saint James Road, Damascus, GA  39841.  Telephone: 229-725-4004. 
His family may be reached at 229-524-5347, 1002 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, Donaldsonville, GA, 31745.
Please share with them your prayers and other expressions of support.  In His Service, Bishop Kenneth W. CarterPresiding Prelate, 6th Episcopal District Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Live Streaming of Service of Dr. Jerome McNeil, Jr. 
View The Celebration Of Life Services for Pastor Jerome McNeil LIVE from Christian Chapel on CME TV @ http://www.streamingfaith.com/Christian-Methodist-Episcopal-Church/ Saturday Morning 7/21/2012 starting at 11:00 AM  .. #Good News. You can also go to our church website, http://www.cctof.org/ and find more information.   Also, for those who would like to make donations: We are asking in lieu of flowers for mourners to contribute to the Jordan CDC Scholarship Fund. Pastor McNeil was a strong supporter of the Jordan which is a non-profit that works closely with Christian Chapel.
Our pastor had a concern and passion in helping deserving high school graduates with college tuition costs. Please make checks payable to : Jordan CDC 14120 Noel Road Dallas, Texas 75254 In your memo field, just write in "Scholarship."
Please call The Temple of Faith Christian Chapel CME Church at 972-239-1120.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Funeral Arrangements for Dr. Jerome McNeil, Jr. (UPDATED)
Dear Connectional Members and Friends,

It is with heartfelt sadness to announce the passing of Rev. Dr. Jerome McNeil, Jr., the Senior Pastor of Christian Chapel Temple of Faith CME Church in Dallas, Texas for twenty-one years.  Dr. McNeil passed on Sunday, July 15, 2012.  He was the Denominational Prayer Coordinator, and a visionary, charismatic, anointed spiritual leader, teacher, mentor and friend.

The Homegoing Celebration for Rev. Dr. Jerome E. McNeil, Jr. is as follows:

Public Viewing:
Friday, July 20, 2012, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
Black & Clark Funeral Home
2517 E. Illinois Avenue
Dallas, TX   75216
Office: 214-376-8297
Fax: 214-376-1288

Saturday, July 21, 2012
Lying in State:  9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Funeral Service:   11:00 a.m.
Christian Chapel Temple of Faith (CCTOF)
14120 Noel Road
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 239-1120 Office
Eulogist: Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr.

Hotel Accommodations:
Hyatt Place Dallas-North/by the Galleria
5229 Spring Valley Road
Dallas, TX 75254, USA
(888) 492-8847 Toll Free
(972) 716-2001 Direct
(972) 716-4054 Fax
Rate: $72 per night for those who plan to stay overnight.
Please request the Christian Chapel Temple of Faith group rate.

Words of comfort and expressions to the family may be sent to the Christian Chapel Temple of Faith CME Church. Please keep in prayer Mrs. Billye McNeil, their adult children, grandchildren, and the Christian Chapel Temple of Faith family.  

In His Service

Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr.
Presiding Prelate, 8th Episcopal District
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

"Hallelujah! the race is run!
Eternal life is gained,
My happiness has just begun,
The crown of life obtained!"

Sunday, July 15, 2012

The Sudden Passing of Dr. Jerome McNeil, Jr.

We mourn the loss of scholar/author/pastor/lecturer/counselor/evangelist
Rev. Dr.Jerome McNeil, Jr., pastor of the Temple of Faith CME Church
Dallas, Texas
(More information as it becomes available)

Saturday, July 07, 2012

Paige Perry, Newly Elected Vice President 
Connectional Young Adult Ministry
Rev. Keenan Winters, Newly Elected President
Connectional Young Adult Ministry

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Kayeen Thomas (white t-shirt) presents new novel
"Antebellum" to Senior Bishop Hoyt, flanked by his wife and dad,
Rev. Weldon Thomas, and CME Publisher Dr. Roderick Lewis, Sr.

Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield
General Secretary of Christian Education 

7th Episcopal District Choir

8th Episcopal District Choir

 Some of the faces at CYYAC'12

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

High School Graduates Luncheon at
Connectional Youth and Young Adult Conference
Dr. Twana Harris, worship leader and MC

Micah Carter
Young Adult Oratorical Speaker
Shady Grove CME, Fairfield, Alabama

Guest Speaker, Actor Robins Givens

Miles College and Dr. George French present Ms. Givens

Dr. French and Ms. Givens with College of Bishops and Spouses

Dr. and Mrs. French, Ms. Givens and General Officers

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

2012 CYYAC, Orlando, Florida
1st Episcopal District Choir at Communion Service

Some of the 4,000 in attendance at CYYAC

Communion preacher Bishop L.L. Reddick III

Senior Bishop Hoyt prepares to celebrate Communion