Mayor of Cleveland

Welcomes Delegates

L To R:  Chief Bishop Grady R.  Kent, Bishop John H. Looper, and The Honorable William K. Fillauer

Well-known William K. Fillauer, the honorable mayor of the City of Cleveland, Tennessee, spoke on Monday night to the delegates of the Feast of Pentecost.  He is seen shaking hands with Chief Bishop Grady R. Kent, while local pastor, Apostle John H. Looper, who gave the welcome address looks on.  While giving the official welcome for the City of Cleveland, Mayor Fillauer noted the rapid advancement of the church in the city.  He said he remembered when the church only had a tent on the church property a few years ago.  He also praised the Chief Bishop for the fine work he was doing.  The mayor told of receiving the official church newspaper the Vision Speaks every month.

* Article Written By:  The Late Grady R. Kent, St. John II, Chief Bishop of The Church of God, 1957-1964. This sermon was taken from The Vision Speaks, Volume 5 : Number 2 : July 1962.

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