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The Right Reverend John Franklin White, Presiding Bishop of the 4th Episcopal District, will be retiring at the seat of the 52nd Quadrennial Session of the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. He
has served the African Methodist Episcopal Church for 59 years as a pastor in the 11th and 6th Episcopal Districts and as Bishop in the Ecumenical Office, as well as the 16th 18th, and 4th Episcopal Districts. He has served well!

We are hosting a Retirement Worship Celebration and reception during the

4th District Spiritual Transformation
Convocation on

Friday, March 8th beginning at 7:00pm.

In preparation for this celebration, we solicit your prayers and kind support of our souvenir journal, which provides an opportunity for you to share your well wishes and
congratulatory messages with Bishop White and Supervisor Penny Hartsfield White.


The souvenir journal will
be printed and distributed during the reception


Deadline for ad submission is Friday, February 9th.


Details about the souvenir journal are:

Full page, color ads only - $300

Inside back cover - $500 (Inside front and outside back covers are SOLD)

All ads must be submitted in camera ready, PDF format

Deadline for ad submission is Friday, February 9th

Payment Options:

Checks should be made payable to Fourth Episcopal District and mailed to:

Fourth Episcopal District – African Methodist Episcopal Church

“Bishop Richard Allen House”

Attention: Souvenir Journal

4448 S. Michigan Avenue

Chicago, IL 60653

Electronic payments can be submitted via Zelle, Givelify or CashApp

put "White Souvenir Journal” in the for field:

o Zelle:
o Givelify:

Please click the "Souvenir Journal Details Button Above or Below for details and the Souvenir Journal Form

Ads may be uploaded via form or emailed to:
All questions about the souvenir journal should be directed to Angela Pettis at 708-205-3728 or 630-969-9800 or
by email .

Additionally, we invite you to join us March 7-9, 2024 in Naperville, IL! If you plan to attend, please share your
travel plans on the 

Transportation Form Button found below.

Thank you for your support. We look forward to honoring our Bishop
with you!
Pastor Conitras M. Houston Dickens &

the Fourth Episcopal District Family

We invite you to join us

March 7-9, 2024 in Naperville, Illinois.

If you plan to attend, please share your
travel plans on the 

Transportation Form. The link can be found on the bottom of the Souvenir Journal Form Page.

Click here to access the page.



Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. - Luke 6:38 KJV

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