Tuesday, December 8, 2015

 On Friday October 16, 2015 the Pentecostal Heritage Connection dedicated a Historical Marker, sponsored by the Church of God in Christ, Inc. Board of Bishops, on the South End Entrance of the Lexington/Holmes County, Mississippi Courthouse, where our founding father Charles Harrison Mason preached on the courthouse stairs.


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The day began with Mother Mary P. Patterson greeting the guest of the Pentecostal Heritage Connection for the Historical Marker Dedication. (from Left to Right) Dr. Darrin Rodgers, Director - Flower Pentecostal Heritage Center - Springfield, MO, Dr. Percy Washington, Pastor - Sweet Canaan Church of God in Christ - Lexington, MS and Dr. Byron D. Klaus, Retired President - Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, Springfield, MO


                                           Asia Baptist Church - Lexington, MS
Tennessee 5th Jurisdiction, Bishop Jerry W. Taylor and clergy started the day by touring the
 Holy Sites in Lexington, MS sponsored by Pentecostal Heritage Connection


Tennessee 5th Jurisdiction members at Asia Baptist Church


Touring inside Asia Baptist Church

                                    Marker Dedication Begins...

In attendance during the opening invocation was the Honorable Mayor Clint Cobbins -
 Lexington, MS and Mrs. Charlie Mae Joiner our Mistress of Ceremony

Giving Recognitions & Accolades Mrs.. Robin McCory
 President, Chamber of Commerce - Lexington, MS

Lexington/Holmes County Board of Supervisors present Mrs. Mary P. Patterson,
President of the Pentecostal Heritage Connection, a Resolution for their effortless
support in keeping the History & Legacy alive of Lexington/Holmes County, MS
and Bishop Charles Harrison Mason, founder of the Church of God in Christ, Inc.
through tourism. 

Preparing to unveil the Historical Marker...

Bishop Jerry W. Taylor reads the Historical Marker to attendees...

Mother Mary P. Patterson stands with guest in front of Historical Marker...

Mother Mary P. Patterson thanks her guest for their support an attending
the Historical Unveiling Dedication and touring the Holy sites
of Lexington/Holmes County, MS

The evening ended with a tour and late lunch at The Mother Church -
St Paul Church of God in Christ - Superintendent William Dean, Pastor