FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR SENIOR BISHOP THOMAS L. HOYT, JR.

A RELEASE TO

THE CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH

AND ECUMENICAL AFFILIATES

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR SENIOR BISHOP THOMAS L. HOYT, JR.

 

The Homegoing Celebration for Senior Bishop Thomas L. Hoyt, Jr., will be

Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 11:00 A.M. at the Cramton Auditorium, Howard

University Campus, 2455 Sixth Street, N.W., Washington D.C. Viewing will be at the

Auditorium from 9:00 A.M. until time of service.

 

The family has also planned an abbreviated Memorial Service on Monday,

November 11, 2013, at the West Side Community C.M.E. Church, 2114 Martin Luther King

Drive, Atlanta, Georgia, at 11:00 A.M. Interment will follow at the Westview Cemetery in

Hotel arrangements can be made for those attending the Washington service with

the following hotels: Homewood Suites, $169.00 per night plus tax, 8728 Colesville Road,

Silver Spring, Maryland (301-565-0005); Doubletree Hotel, 8727 Colesville Road, Silver

Spring Maryland, $139.00 per night plus tax (301-589-5200); and Hampton Inn, 8728

Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland (301-588-5887).

Reese/Bacon Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. The funeral home

address is 3447 14th Street, N.W., Washington D.C. 20010. Telephone for the funeral home

is 202-286-4384; fax is 202-483-0156.

 

Mrs. Ocie Hoyt’s home address and telephone are 6524 16th

Washington, D.C. 20012. The home telephone is 202-882-4916.

Street, N.W.,

 

from The College of Bishops

Bishop Teresa E. Snorton, Chair

Bishop Lawrence Reddick, Secretary

205-515-7322

 

BISHOP PAUL A. G. STEWART, SR., NOW SENIOR BISHOP AND CEO OF

THE CHRISTIAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH

Upon the death of Bishop Hoyt on Sunday, October 27, 2013, Bishop Paul A. G.

Stewart, Sr., who was named “Acting Senior Bishop” by the College of Bishops following

Bishop Hoyt’s health crisis in Houston, Texas (Sept. 22, 2013), officially assumed the

The Senior Bishop is the bishop who is first in order of election of all bishops still in

active service. Bishop Stewart was elected the 50th

Episcopal Church in the 1998 General Conference in Birmingham, Alabama.

The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church’s membership is worldwide, representing

the United States; Haiti and Jamaica in the Caribbean; Liberia, Ghana, Togo and Nigeria in

West Africa; and the countries of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda,

South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zimbabwe in central, eastern and southern Africa.

Bishop Stewart is presently presiding bishop of the Third Episcopal District,

comprising the Michigan-Indiana, the Southeast Missouri and Illinois, and the Kansas-
Missouri Regions. Upon his election in 1998, he was assigned to the Fifth Episcopal District

(Regions in Alabama and Florida). In 2002 he was assigned to the Third Episcopal District.

He and his wife, Mrs. Earline Stewart, reside in Florissant, Missouri.

bishop of the Christian Methodist

 

from The College of Bishops

Bishop Teresa E. Snorton, Chair

Bishop Lawrence Reddick, Secretary

205-515-7322