Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc.
“Go ye into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature”
BISHOP CHARLES H. ELLIS III
December 5, 2017
IN ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF THE PASSING OF FORMER PCAF PRESIDING BISHOP
ALFRED SINGLETON, SR.
The Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, Inc. acknowledges the earthly transition of the beloved Honorable Former Presiding Bishop Alfred Singleton, Sr. Our most sincere prayers are with Lady Antoinette Singleton, the entire Singleton family, the Bread House church family in Lansing, Michigan and the entire Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith Association. Bishop Singleton would always remind me that he was the lone surviving Assistant Pastor to the Most Reverend Bishop Samuel N. Hancock. He would acknowledge this in giving praise to God for granting him with long life that he deemed filled with dignity and quality.
He was always so very kind to me as if I were his own son. My wife and I shared a few quality days with him and Lady Antoinette on Mackinaw Island at the Grand Hotel about five years ago which was totally unexpected but will be forever etched in our most cherished memories. The fellowship was awesome and the wisdom that I was able to glean from him was invaluable. Bishop was not just a prolific preacher, teacher and hymnist but he was that godly father of impeccable character that is so desperately needed in these crucial times.
His presence and persona is forever secured through the lives of his sons, daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. His pastoral legacy will forever live through his son the honorable Bishop Alfred Singleton, Jr. as well as the hundreds of current and former pastors that were under his pastorate, covering and mentorship. As Bishop would always respond to me seemingly every time I mentioned a particular pastor’s name to him… ‘Chucky! I used to Pastor him.’ Then I would say… ‘Bishop! Seems like you’ve pastored everybody except for me and my Dad.’ We both then would laugh uncontrollably.
Bishop has ceased from his labor but his works are yet continuing, and we are comforted in knowing that he is now resting in the presence of the Lord.