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Homegoing of a Saint – Bishop Roy Anderson Holmes, Washington, DC

From the African Methodist Episcopal Zion News Service:

The funeral arrangements for the Right Reverend Roy Anderson Holmes, Presiding Prelate of the Northeastern Episcopal District of the AME Zion Church:

Memorial service at Metropolitan AME Zion Church, Wednesday, May 8, 2013, Visitation/viewing from 4-7 PM, services at 7 PM; Reverend Terry L. Jones Sr., Pastor

Funeral service at Greater Walters AME Zion Church, Chicago, IL, Monday May 13, 2013, Visitation/viewing, 10 AM, service at 11 AM; Reverend Joel D. Miles, Pastor.

We continue to keep the Holmes family lifted in prayer.

Bio information:

Bishop Holmes was born April 13, 1951. He is married to Mrs. Lovetta Goodson Holmes. He is the father of Krista M. Holmes; Mrs. Kimberly M. Strickland (Rev. Mwana Strickland); and granddaughters Niya and Teirra.

Education and Honors:

Bishop Holmes is a graduate of Morris Brown College and the Hood Theological Seminary. He also received a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Chicago Theological Seminary in 2002.

Ministry:

His pastorates include churches in Chicago, Illinois; Pittsburg, PA; Elizabeth City, NC; Whitmire, SC. Bishop Holmes was elected the 92nd Bishop of the AME Zion Church at the 47th General Conference, 2004.

Other:

Bishop Hoilmes has held positions with the AME Zion Connectional Budget Board, Ministerial Relief; delegate to the General Conference; delegate to the World Methodist Conference; Presidents and Secretary of Hood Alumni Association; Life Member, NAACP. He’s also a recipient of the UNCF Alumni Award, Morris Brown College, City of Chicago Honorary Street sign (June 2000 – Roy A. Holmes Blvd.), Who’s Who in Executive and Businesses 2002 and the 2003 Monarch Award in category of Religion from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

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3 responses

  1. froggyevents@yahoo.com | Reply

    Pastor Houston, Please correct the statement regarding Bishop Anderson of being a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha. Please note Alpha Kappa Alpha is a sorority.

    Sincerely,

    Rev. Justin M. Shamell, M. Div.

    “I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can never be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality”Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968)

    1. Thanks for the correction!

  2. Min. Richard Price | Reply

    Min. Richard Price, M.A.

    ” Bishop would always tell me in conversation, ” Walk like a Man, Talk like a Man, And the world will treat you like a Man! rest now bishop rest.

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by Pastor Robert Earl Houston

H.B. Charles Jr.

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