John Meares, 91; bishop built popular...

John Meares, 91; bishop built popular church from scratch

There are 1 comment on the The Boston Globe story from May 28, 2011, titled John Meares, 91; bishop built popular church from scratch. In it, The Boston Globe reports that:

Bishop John L. Meares, a white Memphis faith healer who came to Washington more than a half-century ago and started what is now Evangel Cathedral, one of the region's largest black congregations, died Monday at his home in Upper Marlboro, Md.

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Elder Sylvia Slaughter

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#1 Jun 6, 2011
Bishop Meares had a loving and beautiful spirit. He will be missed in ministry. We loved visiting Evangel we will continue to keep the family and his church family in pray, I know personally how it feels to loose a great leader as he was. Back in March our Pastor Bishop Ruth E. Satchell at the ripe age of 100 went home to be with the Lord. Absent from the body is to be present with the Lord.

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