The Clergy Family Information Center
Left to right: Bishop Frank Madison Reid, III, Social Action Commission Chair, Mrs. Jacquelyn DuPont-Walker, Director, Social Action Commission and Mrs. Ora L. Easley, International Administrator, The Clergy Family Information Center.
The Clergy Family Information Center is an international email notification ministry, its MISSION, an online conduit of Sharing, Compassion and Caring. The ministry is a component of the Commission On Social Action of the African Methodist Episcopal Church; Bishop Frank Madison Reid, III, Commission Chair, Mrs. Jacquelyn DuPont Walker, Director, Consultant and Mrs. Ora L. Easley is the International Administrator of The Clergy Family Information Center. The ministry post email notifications to members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church from Episcopal Districts 1-20. The ministry is a seven-day a week and holidays endeavor reaching across continents and oceans.
The Primary Function of the Ministry is to inform e-mail recipients of deaths occurring within the families of God’s called servants, from our church leadership of bishops, general officers, connectional officers, judicial council, presiding elders, pastors, ministerial staff and their families, to the families of AME Church endorsed military personnel, denominational office staff, and the presidents and deans of AME Church seminaries, universities and colleges.
NOTICE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE AMEC-CFIC
Due to social distancing recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) because of the Coronavirus Pandemic, we will post bereavement notifications without confirmed service arrangements from Episcopal District personnel.
***BEREAVEMENT NOTIFICATIONS TO BE DISSEMINATED VIA EMAIL SHOULD NOT BE PLACED ON THE WEB SITE MESSAGE BOARD.
Email Bereavement Notifications to:
Necrology Listings, *Purple fonts connote Episcopal Family; Red font, General Officers and Blue font, Connectional Officers.
***BEREAVEMENT NOTICE UPDATES: An attempt is made by The Clergy Family Information Center to verify each bereavement notice posted via the episcopal district office/presiding elder's office or the funeral home establishment. Therefore, follow-up information, updates and addendum's are only posted at the request of the Presiding Bishop, unless the bereavement notifications are about episcopal families, general officer's families, connectional (denominational) officer's families or notifications received from Episcopal Districts 14-20.
CONGRATULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS: Congratulatory announcements are posted on Friday, that we might share the "Joyful Moments", the "Good News” of clergy family graduations-baccalaureate and above; academic achievements-high school and above; the birth of PK’s, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of ministers; birthday celebrations, 75 years and above; weddings of ministers, PK’s, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of ministers; wedding anniversaries-25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, 45th, 50th, 55th, 60th and above, and noteworthy achievements; providing opportunity for commendations, congratulations and well wishes to be extended to the clergy families who are praising God for the Joy of significant milestones reached in their lives. One picture per announcement is allowed.
Congratulatory announcement submissions for Friday should be received by the AME-CFIC Office "no later" than Thursday, 12 o'clock midnight.
*Prayer requests received from the Bishops, Episcopal Supervisors and the General and Connectional Officers.
*Bereavements affecting the leadership of the Connectional Lay Organization and Women's Missionary Society.
*Bereavements within the staff of Episcopal District Offices and Offices of General Officers.
*In Gratitude/Thank You Statements may be posted on Thursday of each week for the Church Leadership who receive voluminous responses and outreach following family bereavements.
THE FOLLOWING ARE NOT POSTED BY THE CLERGY FAMILY INFORMATION CENTER:
(1) For profit advertisements included within congratulatory announcements (patrons, ad requests, event tickets, sale of books, pamphlets CD’s, or DVDs).
(2) Bereavement Notices - No photos of deceased family members A link may be placed to the mortuary web page sharing a picture. Pictures of deceased loved one and Messages of Gratitude can be uploaded or placed on the AMEC-CFIC Message Board.
The 2019 General Board Report of Administrator Ora L. Easley, Click Here
***To sign-up to receive e-mail notifications from the Clergy Family Information Center Click HERE.