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Immediate Action Required – 2018 Summer Summit

The information below is from the office of Bishop James L. Davis:

We have just signed a courtesy room block agreement with Embassy Suites by Hilton Hampton Road in Hampton, Virginia for our Summer Meeting, July 16 – July 19, 2018. These rooms are for those who do not wish to stay on the campus of Hampton University.

Courtesy room block means you need to make your reservations as soon as possible. The room block held is available as long as other guests do not need the rooms. Therefore, it is best for you to make your reservations right away.

Embassy Suites 1700 Coliseum Drive | Hampton, VA 23666

Guestrooms will be held at a rate of:

Single/Double at $159.00 per suite, per night plus taxes

Triple/Quad Occupancy at $169.00 per night plus taxes

Ten dollars for each additional occupant

·     There is a three night (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday) stay required with reservations over these dates.

·     A one night non-refundable deposit due at the time reservations are being made for each room reserved.

Make reservations by calling 757-827-8200 or at

The Block is under “2nd Episcopal District Summer Summit



Celebration of Life for Lay Minister Wilbert Hooker, Jr.

Lay Minister, Wilbert Hooker, Jr of Raleigh, NC departed this life on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Funeral Service: 1:00 PM, Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Lincolnville AME, 6400 Chapel Hill Rd., Raleigh, NC.

Visitation: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, preceding the funeral service at the church.

Interment: 10:00 AM, Monday, November 27, 2017 at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 S. Wilmington Street, Raleigh, NC.

Survivors: Wife, Barbara Hooker of the home; Daughter, Theresa Evans of NJ; Sisters, Pamela Hooker & Faye Burt both of Raleigh, NC, Mary Watkins of Knightdale, NC; Brothers, Elder Donald Hooker & Melvin Hooker of Raleigh, NC; 1 Grandchild, Nasirah Shanyah Evans; 1 Great-grandchild, Na’siyah Evans; Goddaughter, Star Battle of Raleigh, NC.