November 2018

2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed,

we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens


(Listed in sequential order)

Mrs. Margaret S. Wright, the wife of The Reverend John Wright, Retired Itinerant Elder and Associate Minister at Allen Temple AME Church in Cincinnati, Ohio, Third Episcopal District

Mr. Charles King, husband of the Reverend Joan King, Pastor of St. Luke AME Church, Ellicott City, Maryland, Second Episcopal District

Mrs. Ruby Williams, mother of the Reverend Troy A. Williams, pastor of Payne Memorial AME Church, New Orleans, Louisiana, and mother-in-law of Mrs. Sheila Williams, Eighth Episcopal District

Mr. Ellis Lewis Crawford, Jr., father of Rev. Dr. Erika D. Crawford, Pastor of Mt. Zion AME Church, Dover Delaware and Connectional President of Women in Ministry

The Reverend Dr. Edward B. Smart, Jr., Itinerant Elder, in the First Episcopal District

Mrs. Hattie Delores Farrar Wells, mother of the Reverend Dr. Ann Lightner Fuller, Baltimore Conference-Second Episcopal District and mother-in-law of and the Reverend Stanley Fuller

The Reverend Larry Strong, a superannuated minister in the Twelfth Episcopal District

The Reverend Bobbie Coleman, Local Elder of Mt. Pleasant African Methodist Episcopal Church, Pine Bluff, AR, Twelfth Episcopal District

Sister Doris M. Tooten, mother of Evelyn T. Williams, District Consultant and 1st Vice President of the 11th Episcopal District Women’s Missionary Society and mother in law of Presiding Elder James. O. Williams, Sr., Tampa District - West Coast Conference

Reverend Shiril Graves an Itinerant Elder, Pastor of Friendship African Methodist Episcopal Church, Marion District, Northeast Annual Conference of the Seventh Episcopal

Retired Episcopal Supervisor, Martha C. Cummings, wife of Retired Bishop Frank Curtis Cummings, the Ninety-Fifth Elected and Consecrated Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and grandmother of Ms. Martinique Mix, President, Richard Allen Young Adult Council (RAYAC)

Mrs. Joan Bovell, sister of Karen Christopher and sister in law of Rev. Dr. Wendell Christopher, Pastor of Faith AME Church, Laurel Maryland, Second Episcopal District

Mr. Norman Lee Sargent, the brother of Rev. Barbara Sargent Green, Pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Memphis, Tennessee, Thirteenth Episcopal District

Reverend Darlene J. Reynolds, Itinerant Elder, First Episcopal District, wife of the Reverend John Clinton Reynolds, Jr., Pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Millville, NJ, New, First Episcopal District Jersey Conference.

Attorney William A. Marsh, Jr., Special General Counsel AME Church and former President of the Judicial Counsel of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Mrs. Gwendolyn J. Holmes, wife of The Reverend Dr. Charles Holmes, Retired Itinerant Elder and Presiding Elder of the Springfield-Xenia District

Mrs. Lee Alice Brunson, widow of Presiding Elder Morris A. Brunson, a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church, N Little Rock, AR, serving in the WMS & MSWAWO, 12th Episcopal District

Mrs. Theapho Hull Scott, mother of the Reverend Mary Hull-Lovett, pastor of St. Paul AME Church, Morrilton, AK, Twelfth Episcopal District

Sis. Pansy Paschal, the sister of Mrs. Valdora Turner and sister -in-law of the Rev. Darrell Turner, pastor of St. James AME Church, Fort Worth TX, Tenth Episcopal District

Mr. Peter Lee Smith, the eldest brother of Reverend Jerry W. Smith, Pastor of Bailey Springs AME Church, Florence, Al and the brother-in-law of Reverend Lasagne Smith, Pastor of Greater Saint Paul AME Church, Scottsboro, Al,  9th Episcopal District

The Reverend Albert Edwards, pastor of Ward Chapel A.M.E. Church, McAlester, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State Annual Conference, Twelfth Episcopal District

Mother Violet Kaluba Mwansa, wife of the Rev. Albert Samuel Mwansa, pastor in charge Bright Chapel Kitwe Copperbelt Central of the South West Zambia Annual Conference, Seventeenth Episcopal District

Mother Thelma Mentor (Life Member Women's Missionary Society), wife of the late Rev. Mentor, Nineteenth Episcopal District