Saturday, March 30, 2013

5And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye:
 for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.
 6He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come,
see the place where the Lord lay (Matt. 28:5-6).
Happy Easter from The Christian Index Online

Friday, March 22, 2013

Service for Rev. James Malone
Home Going Service for Rev. James Malone,
a retired minister of the Columbus/Meridian District
Monday, March 25, 2013
1 p.m.
Millers Chapel M. B. Church
14731 Hwy 45
Macon, MS 39341

1-5 p.m.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Carters Funeral Home
102 E Pulaski St.
Macon, MS 39341
Let us keep the Malone Family in our prayers.

Please send condolences to:
Mrs. Pressie Malone
2530 Harris Rd.
Brooksville, MS 39139

Passing of Mrs. Mary Louise Gilliard-Choice

Dear Connectional Members and Missionaries,

It is with deep regret to report the passing of Mrs. Mary Louise Gilliard-Choice, the mother of Mrs. Delores Hollington, President of the Northern California Region Women's Missionary Society.  Mrs. Gilliard-Choice passed away on Sunday, March 17.

Services will take place on Friday, March 22 in South Carolina.

Condolences can be sent to Johnson Halls Funeral Home located at 440 Venning Street, Mount Pleasant, SC  29464 or Mrs. Delores Hollington, 409 Lynbrook Drive, Pacifica, CA  94044-1760.

Please keep the Choice and Hollington families in prayer.

In His Service,

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

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

Monday, March 11, 2013

Floyd Miller Tombstone Unveiling 
This is to inform you that the Floyd Miller Tombstone Unveiling Ceremony will be held Saturday, March 23, 2013, 11 a.m. at the New Hope MB Church, 3120 Highway 310 in Holly Springs (Laws Hills), MS.

Directions from Coldwater/Memphis. Take Hwy 4 east from Senatobia into Marshall County. Take a right at the Laws Hill sign. Go to Hwy 310. Take a left at the Laws Hill store. Church is about 2 miles on the left.

From Oxford/Holly Springs/Memphis. Take hwy 7 north/south to hwy 310. Travel west about 2 miles. Church is on the right.

From Como/Sardis. Take hwy 310 east. Pass Laws Hill store about 2 miles on the left.

If you would like to make a very short talk or remarks on the program, please email me (us) by Friday, March 15, 2013.

Jessie J. Edwards,
George McGhee
Mollie Lane

Arrangements for Miss Willie Rene Sanders
The Bethel CME Church family announces with deepest regrets the passing of our member, Miss Willie Rene Sanders.  A retired and decorated public educator, she served the local and connectional Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in many roles to include, officer, Missionary, christian educator, choir member, and musician.  This sorrowful event occurred Saturday, March 9, 2013 in Macon, Georgia.  Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at her beloved, Bethel CME Church (1668 Pio Nono Avenue; Macon, Georgia 31204; (478) 746-8007) with her pastor Rev. Carlton Mahone, Sr. officiating. The wake will be on Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Hicks & Sons Mortuary.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully asks that donations be sent to Bethel in her memory.  Checks should be made payable to Bethel CME Church and mailed to:  Bethel CME Church; Sanders Memorial c/o Mr. Don Cray; 1668 Pio Nono Avenue; Macon, GA  31204.

Professional Services entrusted to Hicks & Sons Mortuary; 2233 Anthony Road; Macon, GA 31204; Phone Number: (478) 788-4300.  Please be in prayer for her family.

Friday, March 08, 2013


The funeral arrangements for Walls Baker, father of Dr. Louise B. Brown, is as follows.

The Service is scheduled for Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at 11 a.m. The body will lie in state from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The place of the service is:

Mt. Grove Missionary Baptist Church
Reverend Gregory Wilson, Pastor
20467 Mississippi Highway 7
Coffeeville, Mississippi 38922
(662) 675-8611

Funeral Home:
Eddie Robinson Funeral Home
1196 South Mound Street
Grenada, Mississippi 38901
(662) 226-3123

Thomas Louis Brown, Sr., Presiding Bishop
Fourth Episcopal District
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME)
5417 Robinson Road Extension
Jackson, Mississippi 39204
Office: (601) 373-0075
Fax: (601) 373-0997