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Howard Named Overseer of Grace Temple Baptist Church
By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor
Published May 3, 2017

         Overseer Rodney J. Howard

The members of Grace Temple Baptist Church in Los Angeles have unanimously elected the Rev. Rodney J. Howard as their overseer.

In this position, Howard will administer the church until a new pastor is named to succeed the late Bishop Miquail M. Broadous, Sr., who passed away on February 26. Broadous had served 20 years as the spiritual leader of Grace Temple.

According to Elliott Morgan, chairman of the Deacons’ Ministry, the church selected Howard on April 21 following several congregational meetings and consultations with Pastors Xavier L. Thompson and C. Lamar Simmons. Both ministers, along with Howard, were close friends of Broadous and served with him on the board of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Los Angeles and Southern California.

“Pastor Howard has been a friend and beloved brother to our late bishop and the Grace Temple Church for more than 28 years,” said Morgan. “We stand together in unity, the bond of peace and great strength as Pastor Howard follows the Lord and leads us to great victory.”

Howard will continue to serve as pastor of Israel Missionary Baptist Church in Los Angeles.

Grace Temple Baptist Church is located at 7017 S. Gramercy Pl., in Los Angeles. For information about its worship services and activities, call (323) 971-8192.

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