Bishop Clement W. Fugh, presiding prelate of the 5th Episcopal District of the AME Church, will preach on Sunday, July 1, at 9 a.m., at Brookins-Kirkland Community AME Church, 3719 West Slauson Ave., in Los Angeles.
According to Pastor Mary S. Minor, the appearance will mark the bishop’s first time conducting the Communion Service at BKCAME Church and the congregation is excited about his participation.
“Bishop Fugh is well known for delivering insightful, Christ-centered and powerful sermons. We look forward to fellowshipping in worship with him,” said Minor.
A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Fugh was elected and consecrated as the 131st bishop in 2012. He served four years in West Africa as the presiding prelate of the 14th Episcopal District.
In 2016, Fugh he was assigned to his current position where he serves as chief shepherd and administrator over AME churches in the 15 states, including Hawaii, west of the Mississippi River.
Previously, he led several churches in Tennessee, Kentucky and Ohio for more than 30 years and was elected as general secretary and chief information officer of the AME Church. He just completed a one-year term as president of the AME Council of Bishops.
To learn more about the service, call BKCAME Church at (323) 296-5610.