BISHOP NEIL C. ELLIS AND GLOBAL UNITED FELLOWSHIP SET TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE DURING THE GATHERING IN JACKSONVILLE, FL
Spiritual Luminary Bishop Kenneth Ulmer, Celebrity Television Host, Judge Glenda Hatchett, Grammy Award-winning recording artist & Pastor, Marvin Sapp, and Jacksonville’s Own Bishop Rudolph McKissick Jr. Join Bishop Ellis toReveal New Leadership Appointees and Continued Purpose of Global United Fellowship, one of the nation’s fastest growing fellowships
Jacksonville, FL – It has been nearly two years since the esteemed, Bishop Neil C. Ellis, announced plans for an international, interdenominational Christian fellowship that would unite, equip, enhance, resurrect and build the body of Christ through strategically implemented ministry and outreach.In 2014, the inaugural conference, held in Winston Salem, NC, boasted almost 6,000 attendees, with exceptional ministry and marketplace workshops; transformative prayer, praise and worship; and fiery, impassioned and empowering preaching and set a tone of elevated excellence and vigorous pursuit of The Great Commission that undergirds the very premise of Global United Fellowship’s mission.To date, close to 600 pastors and churches from around the world, including England, Pakistan, Philippines, South Africa, West Africa, The Bahamas and The United States have joined Global United Fellowship (GUF), which will host its 2nd International Gathering on July 7 – 10 at the Prime Osborn Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida.On July 7th, there will be a press conference to unveil the newest key national leadership appointments of Global United Fellowship and to outline its plans for continually and rigorously impacting the church and, subsequently, society.In addition to Bishop Neil Ellis, press conference speakers will include Bishop Kenneth Ulmer, senior pastor of Los Angeles’ Faithful Central Baptist Church, Presiding Bishop over Macedonia International Bible Fellowship in Johannesburg, South Africa, and GUF’s Chairman for the Council of Apostolic Fathers; Judge Glenda Hatchett, star and host of the former self-titled court television show and founding partner of The Hatchett Firm, and Global United Fellowship’s Spokesperson for Youth and Family; Dr.Marvin Sapp,Grammy Award Winning singer-songwriter, Senior Pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church and the Global Leader of the Central US Province; Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook, Principal Advisor for Religious Freedom to President Barack Obama and GUF’s Global Leader of Cultural Diversity; Dr. Leonard N. Smith, Pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, President and Chancellor of the Richmond, Virginia Seminary, and GUF’s Global Leader of Pastors; Bishop-Elect Sir Walter Mack, Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church in Winston Salem and GUF’s Global Leader of Evangelism; Dr. Carroll A. Baltimore, Former President of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Senior Pastor of the International Community Baptist Churches, and GUF’s Global Leader of National Recruitment; Dr. John Newman, Senior Pastor of The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary, Chairman of the Jacksonville Port Authority, and GUF’s Global Director of Social Justice; Pastor Donte Hickman, Senior Pastor of Southern Baptist Church and GUF’s Global Director for Community and Economic Development; and our resident host, Bishop Rudolph McKissick, Jr., Senior Pastor of Bethel Baptist Institutional Church and Global United Fellowship’s Vice Presiding Bishop.The press conference promises to inform and enlighten while providing an intimate look at one of the most impactful, fastest growing interdenominational church fellowships to be founded this decade.Your coverage is invited.About Global United FellowshipEstablished in 2013 under the leadership of Bishop Neil C. Ellis, Global United Fellowship (GUF) is a cross-denominational fellowship of spiritual leaders and churches united to strategically plan, implement and execute transformative and generational impact, and expand the Kingdom of God to all the nations of the world. The Fellowship’s Five Prong mandate is to unite churches; equip leaders; enhance marriages; resurrect the discipline of prayer and build covenant relationships within the Body of Christ. GUF is comprised of more than 600 churches from countries and provinces including the Bahamas; England; Jamaica; Pakistan; South Africa; West Africa, the Philippines, the Turks & Caicos Islands, and The United States. With over 150 consecrated Bishops and Apostles in the Fellowship, and hundreds of influential pastors, GUF is equipped to leave a major spiritual imprint on today’s culture through targeted ministries in the areas of Family, Education, Business, Media, Religion, Government and Arts & Entertainment. More information can be found at www.globalunitedfellowship.org.About Bishop Neil C. EllisBishop Neil C. Ellis is Presiding Bishop of The Global United Fellowship, and Senior Pastor of Mt. Tabor Church in Nassau, Bahamas. A gifted and dynamic pastor, speaker and leader, Bishop Ellis is passionate about the Word of God and its ability to transform lives. He is the author of 12 books; serves as mentor to more than 40 pastors in the Bahamas and throughout the United States; and has traveled throughout The Caribbean, North America, Germany, Africa, Israel, Greece and Rome preaching the Gospel. Bishop Ellis has been recognized by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth of England, for rendering distinguished services in Commonwealth nations. He is the recipient of the 2010 Trumpet Award for Spiritual Enlightenment and he is the youngest living inductee in the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame in Atlanta, GA. Bishop Ellis is married to the former Patrice Michelle Johnson and they, along with their two children Johnathan and Renechea, reside in Nassau, Bahamas.
INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE; EXCELLENT PHOTO OPPORTUNITIESWHO: The Global United FellowshipWHAT: 2nd Annual Press ConferenceWHERE: (Announcing on June 20th)WHEN: Tuesday July 7, 2015TIME: (Announcing on June 20th)FOR MORE INFORMATION & TO CONFIRM ATTENDANCE, CONTACT:JANELLE FITZPATRICK / email@example.com / (215) 327-0824