Sacred Soaring South District Indiana Conference

The Right Reverend John F. White, Sr., Presiding Prelate | Mrs. Penny White, Episcopal Supervisor

The Reverend Elaine P. Gordon, Presiding Elder, South District Indiana Conference

Passing of Joseph Murphy, Jr.

It is with profound sadness and deep sorrow that we announce the transition of Joseph Murphy, Jr., son of Presiding Elder Elaine Gordon. Please lift up his family, the Presiding Elder, and all of his loved ones in prayer. Information regarding arrangements will be forthcoming.

We ask those who desire to support the family financially via digital means as they make arrangements to make their contributions via the Sacred Soaring South District of the Indiana Annual Conference’s website at Please indicate via PayPal, Givelify, or CashApp ($sdiname) that your gift is to support Joseph’s arrangements.

Those who desire to send well wishes and love to Presiding Elder Elaine Gordon can send them via postal mail to:

South District Indiana Annual Conference

P. O. Box 20651

Indianapolis, IN 46220

Rev. Elaine P. Gordon is the Presiding Elder of the Sacred Soaring South District! She is our fearless leader and has pastored churches in Indiana and Illinois and is wonderfully married to our First Gentleman, Bro. Sonny Gordon.

The Sacred Soaring South District is home to churches with wonderful historic legacies and vibrant ministries and worship experiences. We invite you to come experience our one church in many locations!

Ministry that is extensive is expensive. We strive to provide quality programming and support for the 20 churches on our district. We invite you to give to support the great work of our great churches.

Greetings in the mighty name of Jesus!

The Sacred Soaring South District of the Indiana Annual Conference invites you to learn about us and come join us!

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