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

Thank you for your prayers and for your expressions of love and support. The services for Bro. Cleveland "Sonny" Gordon (1940-2021) are as follows:

Visitation: Friday, April 30, 2021, 5:00pm - 7:00pm CST

Celebration of Life: Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10:00am CST

Both services held at:

New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church

406 W John H Gwynn Jr Ave, Peoria, IL 61605

Expressions of love can be sent to Presiding Elder Elaine Gordon

821 South Kickapoo Lane, Peoria, IL 61604 or

Charitable donations can be made in his memory to Illinois CancerCare Foundation:

(309) 243-3437 or

Flowers, letters, and resolutions can be sent to:

Simons Mortuary, 912 W. John H. Gwynn, Jr. Ave. Peoria, IL 61605

(309) 674-2638

Save the date for Combined South District Conference and Sunday School Convention June 18-19, 2021!

Check back soon for more updates!

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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