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You’re almost There! ….Don’t Quit!!!!!

You’re so close to your breakthrough that the light is starting to shine through. It’s normally at the time it seems darkest and you feel the weakest that we lose sight of the promise of our soon coming change and deliverance from the prevailing storm. Take courage because the darkness provides a platform and introduction for the brightness of the sun. It is coming and you will be freed from the terror by night. Don’t let the lack of light cause you too lose faith in the everelasting covenant of the Father. “God is not a man that He should Lie……If He said it, will He not do it?” It shall , it will, it must come to pass!

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Bishop G.E. Patterson – Funeral Service Program

Bishop G.E. Patterson – Funeral Service Program

PROGRAM OF SERVICE INTERNATIONAL FUNERAL SERVICE
COGIC PRESIDING BISHOP G.E. PATTERSON
SATURDAY, MARCH 31, 2007

Organ Prelude

The Processional
• The Acolytes
• The Ecumenical and Denominational Leaders
• The National Elected and Appointed Officers
• The Board of Bishops
• The General Officers
• The Adjutant General
• The General Board
• The Assistant Presiding Bishops

The Patterson Family

The Sealing of the Bier

Opening Sentences The Right Reverend Samuel L. Green Jr.
• Member, General Board

Hymn of Comfort The Right Reverend Matthew Willaims

• “Come Unto Me” Adjutant General
• The Choir and Congregation

Invocation The Right Reverend Jerry W. Macklin
• Member, General Board

Old Testament Scripture The Right Reverend Nathaniel W. Wells
• Member, General Board

Choral Response The C.H. Mason Memorial Choir

New Testament Scripture The Right Reverend Leroy R. Anderson
• Member, General Board

Affirmation of Faith The Right Reverend Philip A. Brooks
• Member, General Board

Anthem The C.H. Mason Memorial Choir

Acknowledgements of The Right Reverend Roy L.H. Winbush
• Civic and Religious Leaders Assistant Secretary, General Board

William Jefferson Clinton
• 42nd President of the United States

Reflections from The White House The Honorable Alphonso Jackson
• Secretary, Housing and Urban Development
• Official Representative of Pres. George W. Bush

Ecumenical Tribute The Right Reverend James B. Leggett
• General Superintendent, International Pentecostal Holiness Church
• Chairman, Pentecostal World Fellowship

Selection The C.H. Mason Memorial Choir

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NATIONAL TRIBUTES

Department of Women Mother Willie Mae Rivers

• General Supervisor

Council of Pastors & Elders The Reverend Derrick Hutchins
• Chairman

Board of Bishops The Right Reverend John Henry Sheard
• Chairman

General Assembly The Right Reverend James Oglethorpe Patterson Jr. • Chairman

Selection The C.H. Mason Memorial Choir
________________________________________


NATIONAL RESOLUTIONS

General Church The Reverend J. Harley Lyles Jr.
• General Secretary (Interim)

General Board The Right Reverend Wilbur W. Hamilton

• Secretary, General Board

Introduction of Eulogist The Right Reverend Chandler D. Owens
• Former Presiding Bishop

Sermonic Hymn The Right Reverend Matthew Williams
• “Amazing Grace” Adjutant General
The Choir and Congregation

Eulogy The Right Reverend Charles E. Blake
• First Assistant Presiding Bishop

Prayer of Comfort The Right Reverend George D. McKinney
• Member, General Board


Recessional

Watch Bishop G.E. Patterson TV Sermons Online

Bishop Gilbert Earl Patterson, who was one of the most prolific and sound COGIC preachers of our time will be remembered for his Sunday morning sermons that so many people all over the world woke up to and started their Sunday’s off with. Listen to and watch a few of them right here on klmartin.com.

Bishop Patterson’s body will lie in state at Mason Temple

   
  The body of Bishop Patterson will lie in state at Mason Temple, 930 Mason Street in Memphis , Tennessee on Wednesday, March 28 from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ at 369 G.E. Patterson Ave. on Thursday, March 29 and Friday, March 30 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. and Saturday, March 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.Taken from Myspace.com

Bishop G.E. Patterson’s Sermons:”My Favorite Sermon was…”

MY FAVORITE MESSAGE WAS….

Do you remember a particular message that Bishop G.E. Patterson spoke that really touched you or ministered to you and stands out in your mind most. What a great time to share and reflect on the word of GOd as delivered by such a humble and available vessel of God. Thank God for our Bishop, leader and friend. Never forgotten.

(ADD YOUR COMMENT BY CLICKING THE COMMENT LINK ABOVE)

My favorite G.E. Patterson Sermon was:………………………(Share it here with the saints & family)

And it was my favorite because………………………………………(Take some time to reflect and share here)

We remember you Bishop!

Thank You: My tribute to those who helped me become who I am today

Thank You: My tribute to those who helped me

My Tribute to Those who helped me!

“I remember and I thank you all
because you’ve helped me to become who I am”

Pastor Kenneth Sr. & Mrs. Cheryl Martin

Our Encounter: family

Gave Me: Spiritual inspiration, Guidance,
Personal development, Musical Inspiration…

Because:
They Love me
unconditionally, and support me in every way, they are great examples

Mrs. Maya Martin

Our
Encounter:
family

Gave Me: Spiritual Inspiration/ Personal
Development

Because: She is the me that I never knew
there was and gives me unconditional love and support!

Mrs. Alfretta Huey

Our Encounter: family

Gave Me: Spiritual Guidance/
Personal Development

Because: She prays for me all the time, and
loves me quietly.

Gwendolyn Washington

Our
Encounter:
family

Gave Me: Personal Development

Because:
She believes in and
unselfishly promotes the gifts in me and others

Eld. Frank B. Dayce

Our
Encounter:
Elder
at First Church Macedonia COGIC/Choir & Organist

Gave Me:
Musical Influence /
Organ/ Spiritual Inspiration

Because: He shared his gift and helped and
served as an example to musicians

Mrs. Vickie Briscoe

Our
Encounter:
family

Gave Me: Musical Influence/ Spiritual
inspiration/ Personal Development

Because: She spoke life and hope into my
future

Mrs. Florence Taylor

Our
Encounter:
family

Gave Me: Musical Influence/ Spiritual
inspiration

Because:
She’s concerned
about my purpose & destiny

Mrs. Esther Martin

Our
Encounter:
family

Gave Me:
Spiritual
inspiration/ Personal Development

Because: She encouraged me to do it myself

Eld. Keith J. Sr. & Missionary Vannette Williams

Our
Encounter:
Youth
Leaders at First Church – Macedonia COGIC

Gave Me:
Musical Influence/
Spiritual inspiration / Personal Development

Because:
They challenged my
actions and demonstrated love in action

Supt. Arthur Sr. & Mo. Kathy Strong

Our
Encounter:
Pastor
& First Lady while in College – Faith Tabernacle COGIC

Gave Me:
Spiritual Guidance/
Personal Development

Because:
They lived the life
before me and allowed me to be me

Evangelist Lasheia Simon

Our
Encounter:
Revivals
at my First Church Macedonia

Gave Me:
Spiritual
Inspiration/ Guidance

Because:
She provoked me to
fast and pray and pointed me to Christ

Missionary Margaret Simpkins

Our
Encounter:
Pastor’s
Wife/ Pianist/ Junior Choir

Gave Me:
Musical Influence/
Spiritual inspiration

Because:
She demonstrated
the what it meant to be sweetly saved

Supt. Henry Simpkins Sr.

Our
Encounter:
First
Pastor at Macedonia COGIC

Gave Me:
S
piritual
Inspiration/ Guidance

Because:
He never changed
His message

Pastor Michael E. Jackson Sr.

Our
Encounter:
Pastor

Gave
Me:
Spiritual
Inspiration / Guidance

Because: He believed in my potential and
spoke life into dry bones

Pastor Winfred Williams Sr.

Our
Encounter:
Pastor
in Richmond, CA – All Nations COGIC

Gave Me:
Musical Influence /
Spiritual inspiration/ Personal Development

Because:
He challenged me
spiritually and exemplifies integrity and spirituality

Mr. Samuel B. Martin Sr.

Our
Encounter:

family

Gave Me:
Musical Influence

Because:
He endured and
pushed the envelope inspite of

Bro. Samuel Murray

Our
Encounter:

Met while commuting to work in San Francisco

Gave Me: Spiritual inspiration/ Personal
Development

Because: He spoke into purpose into my life,
and prayed with me…….

Mr. Earl “Squirt” Grant – California

Our
Encounter:

family

Gave Me: Musical Influence

Because
he:
Showed me what
it is to be a musician with class.

Mr. Anthony Porter – Arizona

Our
Encounter:
Deacon/
Friend while in College

Gave Me: Spiritual inspiration/ Guidance

Because
he:
Took me in and
made me feel at home and pushed me forward…

Mrs. Kerry Vaughn – Arizona

Our
Encounter:

Friend/Spiritual Sister while in College

Gave Me: Musical Influence/Spiritual
inspiration

Because: She lived the life and used the
gift with integrity and perfection

Mrs. Nelda Mundy (In Loving Memory) – California

Our
Encounter:
 My
Teacher in High School/ Advisor to Gospel Choir

Gave Me:
Spiritual
Inspiration/ Personal Development

Because: She recognized my potential
and stood in the gap for my dreams

Mrs. Karen DuFor – Arizona

Our
Encounter:
Friend/Spiritual
Sister while in College

Gave Me:
Spiritual
inspiration/ Personal Development

Because: She demonstrated great fervency,
motivation to educate and spirituality

Mr. Lonnie Dufor  – Arizona

Our
Encounter:
Deacon
at church in college – Faith Tabernacle

Gave Me:
Spiritual
Inspiration/ Personal development/ Guidance

Because: He spoke clear words and stood tall
in adversity

Pastor Nathan Simmons  (In Loving Memory) – Georgia

Our Encounter: Church revival & Nor  CAL 1st
Jurisdiction Convocation

Gave Me:
Spiritual
Inspiration

Because: He was uniquely anointed for the
end times

Superintendent Harold Johnson Sr. – California

Our
Encounter:
Pastor
in Vallejo, CA – Old Path Miracle Cathedral

Gave Me: Spiritual Inspiration

Because: He persevered and never changed

Missionary Robbie Wynn – Nichols

Our
Encounter:

Church revival at Macedonia COGIC

Gave Me: Spiritual inspiration

Because: She ministered in a real way!

Mr. Ulrich Hutcherson

Our
Encounter
: He was a drummer at Corinthians
COGIC in Vallejo, CA

Gave Me:
Musical Influence

Because:
He let me play and
showed me how

Mr. Steve Hutcherson

Our
Encounter:
Friend
and brother at Corinthians COGIC in Vallejo, CA

Gave Me: Musical Influence

Because: He Encouraged me to play when I
couldn’t

Mr. Berwin Hutcherson

Our
Encounter
: Pianist in Vallejo, CA

Gave Me: Musical Influence

Because: He Is an awesome musician, and real
talking bro.

Supt.  Mo. Booker T . Turner

Our
Encounter:

Their church Corinthians COGIC in Vallejo, CA

Gave Me: Spiritual Inspiration/ Personal
Development

Because: They have been the same for years –
Humble and unselfish

Pastor
Jeremiah Richardson

Our
Encounter:
My
District Superintendent and Barber in Vallejo, CA

Gave Me:
Spiritual
inspiration/ Guidance

Because: He spoke the truth in love, with
humility and power

Rev. Marvin
D. Slade

Our
Encounter:
 Pastor&
First Lady at Good Samaritan MBC in Vallejo, Ca

Gave Me: Spiritual Inspiration / Guidance/
Personal Development/ Musical Influence

Because: He took a chance on me, and sowed
greatly into my life

Pastor
Freddie Sr. & Mrs. Evonne Simpkins

Our
Encounter:
My first church – Macedonia COGIC

Gave Me:
Spiritual
inspiration

Because:
They were great
examples of Godly parents, and ministers of the gospel

Mr. Paul
Kelker Sr.

Our
Encounter:
Prophet/Brother
I met when I moved to LV

Gave Me: Spiritual inspiration

Because: He Helped me to see what I couldn’t
see – destiny!

Mrs.
Carmen Huey

Our
Encounter:
 family

Gave Me:
Spiritual
Inspiration

Because: She showed me another way to
worship

Mr.
James Huey II

Our
Encounter:
 family

Gave Me:
Personal
Development

Because:
He had my back in
College and kept an open door for me

Mr.
Alton Huey

Our
Encounter:
 family

Gave Me:
Personal
Development

Because: He shared words of advice and
wisdom when I needed them.

Ms. Gail
Butler

Our
Encounter:
  Sister/Friend
at my First Church – Macedonia COGIC

Gave Me: Spiritual Influence

Because: She supported my art, music, and
interceded on my behalf…

The LAST time I was able to hear or see Bishop G.E. Patterson was…….

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We remember the life and legacy of Bishop G.E. Patterson. Whether we saw him on Sunday morning on T.V. preaching to us before Sunday services or heard him on the radio, or listened to him singing the OLD Time Way Hymns and spiritual songs and music on our CD players. He made an impact, and so we remember him in so many different ways. When was the last time you were able to see or hear Him before he departed t his life…..SHARE IT, it is a special time to reflect!

THE LAST TIME I HEARD OR SAW BISHOP PATTERSON WAS………..(add your comments)


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