The Legacy Lives on
Speakers at Bishop frank Summerfields Homegoing
Bishop TD Jakes gives heartfelt Eulogy for Bishop Frank Summerfield.
Frank Jr. and Mitch Summerfield honoring their father.
Almost 10,000 people attended this two day Homegoing event for Bishop Frank Summerfield.
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Bishop Frank Summerfield
67 years old
Date of birth: Feb 28th, 1950
Place of birth: Newark, New Jersey
Date of passing: July 02, 2017
Bishop Frank Summerfield, the founder and senior pastor of the Word of God Fellowship Church has died. He was 67 years old. Born in Newark, New Jersey, Summerfield had been a pastor for 22 years.
Frank Summerfield had been a Raleigh resident for more than 40 years, and was described by the Church as being “a devoted husband, father, bishop, friend, mentor, and a great community leader.”
He was a graduate of Kansas Wesleyan University and earned a master’s degree from Montclair State College, as well as an earned doctorate degree from the Universal Life Church, a number of honorary degrees from other colleges and universities, and a consecration as a Bishop from the Christian Faith Center in Creedmoor.
In addition to his work as a minister and the president/CEO of Word of God, Bishop Summerfield also helped establish the church’s affiliated Christian academy and daycare center, and taught professionally at Shaw University and Campbell University.
The Word of God Academy produced two well-known professional basketball players, C.J. Leslie and John Wall.
Summerfield is survived by his wife and co-pastor Lady JoeNell Summerfield, and their four children, Frank Jr, Mitchell, Joshua and Valisha.
If you would like to honor Bishop Frank Summerfield. Please donate to Summerfield Ministries or Word of God Christian Academy at the donation section below.