Ministries

THE J. L. WILLIAMS, SR. LAY ORGANIZATION

The J.L. Williams, Sr. Lay Organization will meet soon – date & time will post as received. Prepare to join us as we discuss the business of the Lay Organization as it relates to the AME Church. Receive pertinent information and training from our Director of Lay Activities, Sis. Coppock. Join your local Lay Organization today! All Officers, Members & Laity are encouraged to attend each meeting.

OUR 2018 MASTER/MISS LAY CORONATION PARTICIPANTS

Please meet & support them…

  • Tony Huggins
  • Saraya Johnson
  • Keaton Richards
  • Taylor Lowe
  • Iason Williams
  • Laurielle Upson

OUR REIGNING MASTER/MISS LAY ORGANIZATION COURT:

The Selmo Bradley Scholarship and The Willie J. Williams Music Scholarship of The Eleventh Episcopal District Lay Organization are available on the EEDLO’s Website: http://eedlo.org/scholarships.html
Scholarship applications are available to 2019 Graduating High School Seniors. Please contact: Sister Jeanette Kittles, Scholarship Chair, James L. Williams, Sr. Lay Organization, Sister Thelma Johnson, President

UPCOMING EVENTS of the J.L. Williams, Sr. LAY ORGANIZATION:

Please visit http://eedlo.org/ for more information ~ 11th District Annual Lay Convention & other event information is available on the EEDLO Website.

THE 11th DISTRICT’S LAY ORGANIZATION HAS AN INFORMATIVE WEBSITE!

Visit eedlo.org often to check the updates. Scholarships & information are available on the District Lay site. The Online Lay Communique’ is also available on our Website and updates as new A.M.E. Church information is received. Please view the Communique’ often!

Visit other local Lay Organization sites:
The East Conference Lay Organization
The Alachua-Central District Lay Organization

The former Art Rep or design for the connectional lay organization’s theme was created by St. Paul Disciple, Sis. Angela Surcey-Garner through the Lord’s guidance ~ used globally.

THE EAST CONFERENCE LAY ORG. IS FEATURED IN AN HISTORICAL VIDEO PRESENTATION!

Past East Conference President Brother Joseph S. Coppock, Jr. and preceding presidents, were introduced to the attendants of our Awards Banquet at the Crown Plaza Riverfront Hotel. The video presentation includes information from 1946 through 2008, as we celebrated 60 official years. The present East Conference President is Brother Aaron Jones, Jr; he is introduced near the end. The Movie was researched and narrated by Sis. Peggy Rice Johnson, edited & produced by AJSGarner. Visit the EEDLO site to view the video. DVD available.

THE FLORIDA CONFERENCE IS HOSTING THE 2018 CONVENTION!

OUR LOCAL LAY ORGANIZATION’S OFFICERS!

  • President – Sister Thelma Johnson
  • 1st Vice-President – Sister Brenda Green
  • 2nd Vice-President – Brother Gerald Williams
  • Recording Secretary – Sister Bobbie Lesesne
  • Asst. Recording Secretary – Sister Cheryl Kennerly-Hampton
  • Corresponding Secretary – TBD
  • Treasurer – Brother Joseph S. Coppock, Jr.
  • Financial Secretary – Sister Beatrice Matthews
  • Director of Lay Activities – Sister Loretta Coppock
  • Chaplain – Sister Berdelle Dubose
  • Director of Benevolence – Sister Dora Taylor-Smith
  • Director of Public Relations – Sister Angela Surcey-Garner
  • Youth Director – Sister Betty Burney
  • Parliamentarian – Sister Linda Guerra
  • Advisor – Brother James L. Williams, Jr.
  • Advisor – Sister Maple Jones

Reigning Master/Miss Lay Court:

The East Conference and St. Paul AMEC, Jacksonville, hold two offices & one service position at the Episcopal District level of The Lay Organization: Brother Joseph Coppock, Jr. is the Executive Director of the LEDP, Sister Loretta Coppock is Director of Programs & Activities, and Sister Angela Surcey Garner is the Web Servant/Social Media Advisor. The elected President of the 11th Episcopal District Lay Organization is Sister Patricia H. Wright of the West Coast Conference.

he 74th Episcopal Lay Convention will be Hosted by The Florida Conference. Visit the 11th District Lay Organization’s site: eedlo.org for more information.