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Rev. Ella Mae Samuels, PE email@example.com
08-19-2014 10:49:36 PM CST
Rev. Benita Keene please accept my sincere condolences during this time of your loss. My prayers are with you.
Ella Mae Samuels firstname.lastname@example.org
08-19-2014 10:45:37 PM CST
Dr. Frank Reid, please accept my sincere condolences during this most difficult time in your life. As your sister in Christ and in the AME Church, please know that my prayers and love are with you and your family.
Rev Dr Kelvin M. Mwitwa email@example.com
06-18-2014 8:16:41 AM CST
it is heartbreaking to realize that belonging to a larger family doesnot pay. Immediately after the traged accident in the North West Zambia Annual Conference on the 17th September 2012, the Prelate off the 17th Episcopal District the Rt Rev Wilfred J Messiah made a passionate appeal for assistance in his latter dated September 20th 2012 towards the bereaved families. Unfortunately none of you including Bishops of the Church have responded and contributed anything to these families who are now wallowing in abject poverty and their children have stopped going to school. todate these families have only received an equivalent of U$85 Per family possibly raised through local resources. WHAT A FAMMILY
Rev. Dr. L. Fisher firstname.lastname@example.org
06-09-2014 11:11:21 PM CST
Hello & Good Evening Sister Ora!
Just wanted to inform you, your husband, and All others that my wife, Bessie M. Hines, has been completely discharged from REHABILATATION, and is now back home with the family. Her "WALKING" has improved and progressed tremendously with the assistance of THEARPISTS'. Even though at home she will continue to receive "IN-HOME THEARPY" until she is able to walk on her own without assistance.
Sister Ora, please allow me the privilege to express deep personal Special Thanks and Appreciation to you for your prayers and concerns during our season of health challenges. We are a family that can attest and witness to the fact of God can and will do, only IF we will TRUST Him for His WORD! Behind a frowning providence, HE hides a smiling face! I am indeed grateful and thankful to ALL the Prayer Warriors across the Connectional Church of African Methodism who stood in the gap sending UP PETITIONS for healing and restoration of my spouse, Bessie M. Hines. May He continue to BLESS ALL, real real good! I shall keep you informed on her future progress. Please convey my best regards to your husband, Rev.Dr. W. W.!
Rev. Dr. L. Fisher &
Sister Bessie M. Hines, & Family SHALOM!
Elizabeth Boone email@example.com
05-19-2014 5:05:01 PM CST
We regret to inform you of the death of Olivia Adolph, sister of Doris Thornton and sister-in-law of the late Rev. Samuel Thornton, May 8, 2014. Memorial Service- Sunday, May 25, 2014- 1:30 PM At Tyree AME Church, 3800 Hamilton St, Phila, PA 19104
J Harden firstname.lastname@example.org
04-04-2014 10:51:03 AM CST
Found a family Bible--would like to find owner(s) There is a notation for a Pike Run A.M.E. Church possibly near Brownsville, PA. Does anyone have any information on this church? Please email me. Thank you.
T Moore stpeteramestl.org
01-26-2014 4:08:51 PM CST
The Celebration of Life Memorial Service for Rev. Cyrus Keller will be held on Monday, January 27, 2014 @ 10:00AM, @ St. Peter AME Church, 4730 Margaretta, St. Louis; MO, Rev. Joseph C. Nixon, Pastor. Rev. Keller left his earthly home on Friday, January 24, 2014. There will be a repast following the service.
If you wish, you make donate to The Hazel Tacket and Edward Keller Endowment, which provides an annual scholarship to an outstanding graduating student at Payne Theological Seminary. Donations may be sent to
The Keller Scholarship Endowment
Ms. Marko Keller
2952 Carmel St. Apt.#1
Oakland, CA 94602
Bishop John H Adams email@example.com
01-02-2014 2:52:51 PM CST
It is with great pride and pleasure that we announce that Bishop John Hurst Adams, retired senior Bishop of the AME Church will be inducted into the International Civil Rights "Walk of Fame".The walk was created to honor true history makers who fought in the struggle for equality and to provide an opportunity for visitors to walk in the footsteps of those who walked the long and difficult path to achieve the promise of America.
The "Walk of Fame" is located at the M L King National Historic Site operated by the National Park Service in Atlanta,Ga. The induction ceremony is scheduled for Friday Jan 24,2014 at 10:am. Previous inductees include Rosa Parks, Pres. Lyndon B Johnson, Archbishop Desmond Tutu,Congressman John Lewis, Pres. Bill Clinton, Julian Bond, Sidney Portier,Pres Jimmy Carter,Tony Bennett,Stevie Wonder,Harry Belafonte and others. The public is invited.
Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
12-01-2013 9:51:58 PM CST
It is with great regret that we announce the death of Mrs. Bertha Mae Johnson, grandmother, of Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith, Pastor of Mayo AME Church located in Matteson, Illinois. Mrs. Johnson made her transistion from labor to reward on Thursday, November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Homegoing Celebration information is as follows:
James H. Coles Home for Funerals
16100 Schaefer Highway
Detroit, MI 48235
313-835-0512 (office fax)
Viewing: Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Homegoing Celebration: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Family Hour: 10:30am
People’s Community Church
8601 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
313-871-0143 (office fax)
Cards, condolences and expressions of sympathy may be sent to Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith, 18642 Gottschalk Ave., Homewood, Illinois 60430. Please keep Rev. Micheal in your prayers as he will serve as Eulogist for the homegoing service.
Rev. Edward Bailey
10-01-2013 4:51:37 PM CST
Mrs. Easley, gratitude is extended on behalf of my entire family for the out-pouring of love and support that I received from my brothers and
sisters of the AME Church. My brother’s passing was a real “punch in the gut” for me and my entire family. He was a big, strong, lover of life and just seemed invincible to all of us. We know that no one is invincible yet coming to terms with this fact by the loss of a loved
one does not make it any easier. I am the priest of my family, but I would not have been able to minister to my family without the love I
received from the brethren. I stand forever indebted to each and everyone. God forbid if I should forget to give God thanks for your ministry. Blessings, Rev. Edward Bailey
Rev. Dr. Kelechi-Mpho Ngozi Sumes email@example.com
09-29-2013 5:16:23 PM CST
Thanks you! Your prayers, calls, cards, and other expressions of sympathy due to the death of my sister, Florence Marie Banks, are most appreciated.
Reverend & Mrs. Charles Singleton Jeanettepsing@att.net
09-12-2013 4:46:02 PM CST
Reverend & Mrs. Charles (Jeanette P.) Singleton of Awendaw, South Carolina, appreciate the many best wishes and congratulations extended them by family, friends, relatives, and acquaintances as they celebrated their 56th Wedding Anniversary on September 7, 2013.
The couple met in 1939, he was a 3rd grader and she was a 2nd grader. The sweethearts(childhood,youths, teens, young adults) got engaged on December 19, 1956 and were married on September 7, 1957.
As they count their many blessings for these beautiful years together, they give GOD THE GLORY, especially for their daughter Charnette E. Singleton, sons Charles P. Singleton, and Charlton P. Singleton, daughters-in-law Delissa and Maryjo, and grandchildren Eric, Shalamar, Evan, D'Marcus, and Ashanti.
Reverend Singleton is AMEC Superannuated Elder and Mrs. Singleton is a WMS Life Member. LOVING IT!
09-10-2013 2:00:43 PM CST
Any resources for Domestic Violence in the AME church?
Presiding Elder H. Charles Farris firstname.lastname@example.org
09-07-2013 12:53:08 PM CST
Rev. Dr. H. Charles Farris of the Phoenix Albuquerque District retired on August 24, 2013. Desert Mountain Annual Conference of the Fifth Episcopal District. On September 21, 2013 Retired Presiding Elder H. Charles Farris & Mrs. Rayjo Farris will be renewing their 50th Wedding vows at Tanner Chapel A.M.E. Church at 1pm- Phoenix, AZ, where the Rev. Dr. Benjamin Thomas, Sr. is the Pastor.
John Thomas III
08-04-2013 10:37:42 AM CST
On behalf of myself and my family, thank you for your words of comfort. My sister Beverly lived well and left this life in peace.
While we miss her, we are comforted by the memories of her with us and the knowledge that we will see her again. Thank you for not only taking the time to think of us but for making sure that the AME family knew as well. John Thomas III
Keely Canty Mendenhall email@example.com
07-21-2013 11:08:17 PM CST
Congratulations to Natalie Constance Mendenhall
Congratulations to Natalie Constance Mendenhall daughter of the Reverend Samuel Mendenhall and Keely Canty Mendenhall, Pastor and First Lady of Greater St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church, Chicago, Illinois on the successful completion of the educational program of Walter Payton College Preparatory High School. She was awarded her diploma on Thursday, June 20, 2013. Natalie will continue her studies at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
Greater St. John African Methodist Episcopal and the Mendenhall Family
6201 South Throop Street
Chicago, Illinois 60636-1828
Church Office Telephone: (773) 925-2262
Fax: (773) 925-0724
Beverley Jacobs & family firstname.lastname@example.org
06-24-2013 12:52:14 PM CST
The African Methodist Episcopal Church once again proved itself to be a church with a ministry built around social concerns as originally founded. We have been inundated with messages of support form near and far, thanks to your publication and especially that of The AME Church Clergy Family Information Center. It is a comforting thought that there are those who are concerned about the welfare and well being of their fellow sojouners; ranging from Bishops to the lay members serving in local charges. Our spirits were lifted and we were encouraged, being able to face the challenge of saying farewell to a loved one.
We are one - we are family
Beverley Jacobs and family
Donna Gilton email@example.com
05-17-2013 12:43:31 PM CST
Mrs. Hattie Franklin Gilton, widow of the late Rev. Charles W. Gilton, Sr. passed away on Monday, April 22, 2013. She was interred in Memphis, TN on Thursday May 2 and her memorial service was held at the Mt. Zion AME Church in Newport, RI on Tuesday, May 7. Donations and contributions can be made to Mission Possible: Christian Outreach Service Mission. 2400 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN (Contact Ms. Thelma Nelms) or to the AME Ministers' Scholarship at the Yale Divinity School 409 Prospect St. New Haven, CT 06511 (Contact Bishop Frederick H. Talbot)
Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith Revmichealasmith@aol.com
05-15-2013 2:20:01 PM CST
Hello All, It is with deep regret and sympathy that we announce the death of Mr. Ollie Mack. Mr. Mack was the Uncle of Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith (Pastor of Mayo AME Church - Matteson, Illinois). Please keep our family in your prayers as we try to navigate the turbulent waters of grief and transition.
Sincerely, The Rev’s Micheal & Mishca Smith.
The funeral arrangements are as follows: The funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm at Cote Brilliant Presbyterian Church, 4673 Labadie Ave. St. Louis, MO 63115 on Friday, May 17, 2013. Please send cards and condolences to the following: Mrs. Marie Mack (wife), 3030 Airway, St. Louis, MO 63114 or Rev. Dr. Micheal A. Smith, 20839 Homeland, Matteson, Illinois 60443. Funeral Preparation and Care has been entrusted to: Austin Layne Mortuary, 7239 West Florissant Ave., St. Louis, MO 63136.
Rev. Bene Bowen
04-28-2013 5:11:39 PM CST
A benefit program for Rev. Bene Bowen will be held Sunday, May 26, 2013 at 11:00 am at Greater Allen Temple AME Church in Jackson, MS. where the Rev. Timothy A. Stallworth, Sr. is the Pastor. Please email Rev. Maelynn W. Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org. if you would like to be a participant on the program. All financial donations should be sent to Rev. Bene Bowen % Greater Allen Temple AME Church 1650 Topp Avenue, Jackson, MS. 39204.
Rev. Howard Dill email@example.com
04-01-2013 1:27:22 PM CST
To: My Connectional AMEC family,
I thank you on behalf of my family for your words of expression. Please know that all remains well.
Pastor Dennis J. Hampton PastorHampton@aol.com
03-13-2013 4:28:02 PM CST
Glory and Praise to God for what He has done and continues to do.
Sis. Barbara P. Hampton, who became sick at the AME Church General Conference in Nashville is now in her ninth (9th) month of hospitalization. After spending 33 days in the hospital in Nashville; August 6th she was air-ambulanced to a Tulsa hospital where she remains.
To date two of the original abdominal fistula's have not fully healed/closed. Sis Barbara remains in good Spirit and continues to maintain her daily walks about the hospital ward.
As of the 2nd week of March she has been placed on a regular/solid food diet and the TPN which had been her primary food/nutrition source via IV has been removed.
In the past few months, the leakage from the abdominal fistulas have dropped from a daily measure of 180 ML to currently about 10 ML.
There are preliminary discussions about discharging her to continue healing from home. However, the date of her discharge have not been determined.
We are aware that, even after her discharge, her healing and recovery will continue through-out 2013 and into the early part of 2014. We are essentially looking at Spring/Summer 2014 before she will be able to resume work and/or continue her education. (She had planned to began her Masters Degree studies in the Fall/2012.)
Please be assured that our faith remains strong. We have no doubt that God will continue to see us through this. Our position yet remains that "her body is broken but not our faith". Without a doubt, God has this.
My Brothers and Sister, the Lord would have you to know and understand that the "the things which have happened unto us have fallen out for the furtherance of the Gospel".
While this and the aforementioned paragraph, in particular, may seem strange. Please be assured that the significance of the bonds - of our health challenges - in Christ, are made manifest throughout the whole church palace, both high and low and in many other places.
We appreciate you as you continue to journey with us in faith, prayer and healing. As we journey together, you too will no doubt "wax confident" in the understanding that the LORD is in this.
Oh wretched man that I am, who am I that Thou wouldst find favor? Nevertheless, at Thy command I am compelled to admonish "those who are called by HIS name" to "stand still and see the salvation of the LORD".
In HIS Spirit.
P. O. Box 480901,
Tulsa, OK 74148-0901
Presiding Elder David & Allie Reddick firstname.lastname@example.org
03-11-2013 12:20:23 PM CST
THANK YOU FOR YOUR KINDNESSES: During this difficult time for us, we have truly relied so much on faith, hope, strength and the love of family and friends. You have shown your love in so many beautiful ways and we will not forget your kindness. We thank you so much for your calls, visits, food, comfort, support, expressions of love and all other acts of kindness shown during the Celebration of Life for our beloved Sister Florence and beloved Mother, Mrs. L. Alyce M. Reddick Ingram. We are grateful to God for he has blessed us with a wonderful circle of family and friends, who surrounded us with love. Thank you again for all acts of kindness shown. Please continue to keep us in your prayers today, tomorrow, and the days ahead. We Love You and God Bless! Presiding Elder David & Allie Reddick---Beloved Sister; Florence Elaine “Bee” Bell-Sconiers, April 27, 1959—January 31, 2013; Beloved Mother. Mrs. L. Alyce M. Reddick Ingram, June 10, 1908 – February 18, 2013.
Manuel DomingosVunge email@example.com
02-20-2013 6:26:26 AM CST
Eu Rev.Manuel Domingos Vunge,estou muito feliz por ser pastor desta igreja IMEA desejo bencas a todos meus Bispos da IMEA,sou de Angola.
From The Dyson Family firstname.lastname@example.org
02-14-2013 12:30:57 AM CST
Thank You dearest friends for your cards, letters, thoughts and prayers during our recent illness. They cheered us up. As you may know by now, we are out of the hospitalization stage and our daughters are helping us through the home care stage. I have had a heart attack and Marianne is recovering from a stroke, and yet we both remain hopeful. Continue to pray for us. As we move forward with the healing process. Presiding Elder Emeritus, Rev. William A. Dyson, Sr. and Dr. Marianne Dyson, Virginia Conference of the Second Episcopal District,
Presiding Prelate, Bishop William P. Deveaux and Dr. PAM Deveaux, Supervisor.