Conference mourns death of bishop's father


Sam Morgan, father of Bishop Hope Morgan Ward, died Tuesday.


Funeral services were Friday at Parkers United Methodist Church in Corapeake, N.C. 

Cards and other expressions of sympathy may be sent to Bishop Ward and family in care of the Episcopal Office, P.O. Box 931, Jackson, MS 39205.


The family has requested that memorials be directed to the Mississippi United Methodist Katrina Recovery multi-purpose buildings under construction on the coast. Please make checks payable to Mississippi Conference, and note “Sam Morgan Fund” on the memo line. Mail to Mississippi Conference, P.O. Box 1201, Jackson, MS 39215.

Please continue to remember our bishop and her family in prayer.