Bishop Martin McLee passes away

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With deep sadness we learned today of the passing of Bishop Martin McLee. From the New York Annual Conference website:

With deep sorrow, we announce that Bishop Martin D. McLee, Resident Bishop of the New York Annual Conference, entered eternal rest this afternoon — Saturday, September 6, 2014. Interim Bishop Neil Irons asks that the congregations of the New York Annual Conference pause during tomorrow’s worship services to give thanks for the life and ministry of Bishop McLee and to pray for his family.

– Rev. Adrienne Brewington, Dean of Cabinet

 

We will pass along a full obituary when it becomes available.

 

 

 

 

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Eddie M. (Reid) Livingston
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Eddie M. (Reid) Livingston

I knew Marty, in his youger days, we didn’t always get along, yet there was no fights soon, he became a friend indeed, than I moved away to Pa. I also knew his family, one happy bunch, they always smiled contintantly, their Mother was every nice to me. I hope his family going well, And, May God protect them, by saying” this too will pass”, May God be with all of you, always and forever. Also a comment of the above, “Amen” that sounds like Marty.

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