Bridgeport, CT – – The legendary Bishop Kenneth H. Moales, Sr., Presiding Prelate of the Pentecostal Churches of Jesus Christ and founding Pastor of The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit | Prayer Tabernacle Church of Love passed away on Monday, September 20, 2010, after suffering a fatal heart attack in Bridgeport, CT. Bishop Moales, known as the Elijah of Gospel Music, recently celebrated his 65th birthday with his family and a host of close friends. Bishop Moales is a documented hero in the hallmark of preaching, music and leadership. There are few gentlemen that will live such a consecrated life of service for God and His people. Bishop Moales presided over the states of Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. His dioceses also includes the Kunjalo Diocese of Cape Town, South Africa under the leadership of Bishop Hezekiah X. Walker. He also served as President of the National Convention of Gospel Choirs and Choruses, Inc. which recently celebrated 77 years of Gospel music ministry. He was inducted into the International Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum for his many years of committed work in Gospel music. A native of Bridgeport, Bishop Moales was most noted for his contribution to gospel music and dedication to choirs. He served as pastor of Cathedral of the Holy Spirit for 42 years and was named Presiding Prelate of the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ in 1995. Bishop Moales is also the author of the book Strategies for Spiritual Warfare: A Collection of Sermons. Bishop Kenneth H. Moales, Sr. is survived by wife of 43 years, Lady Peggy Ann Moales, three children, twelve grand children and great-grandchild. “If you praise God, He will take the strength out of defeat” -Bishop Kenneth H. Moales, Sr. Bishop Kenneth H. Moales, Sr., D.D. September 21, 1945 – September 20, 2010 Service Information: Saturday, September 25, 2010 Community & Civic Service – 12noon – 6:00PM Prayer Tabernacle Church of Love 1243 Stratford Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607 Sunday, September 26, 2010 Morning Worship – 10:00AM Bishop Moales will lie in state from 3:00PM – 9:00PM Celebration Of Life Musical – 5:00PM – 9:00PM Cathedral of the Holy Spirit 729 Union Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06607 Monday, September 27, 2010 Celebration of Life Homegoing Service – 10:00AM Bishop Moales will lie in state at 8:00AM The Arena at Harbor Yard 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06601 Archbishop Alfred A. Owens, Jr., Eulogist Presiding Prelate, Mt. Calvary Holy Church of America, Inc. Best friend for 50 years Live Streaming of Gospel Concert and Celebration of Life Services on (website will active on the day of service) The Authority The Educator The Worshipper Floral Arrangements: Service in trusted to Morton’s Funeral Home 25 Margaret E. Morton Lane, Bridgeport, CT 06607 (203) 576-0326 In Lieu of Flowers those desiring may make donations to: The Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, or Love Christian Academy. General Inquiries – 203-366-5824 Hotel & Travel Information: Holiday Inn: 1070 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06601 (203) 334.1234 Trumbull Marriott: 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull, CT 06611 (203) 378.1400 Hyatt Place: 190 Old Gate Lane, Milford, CT 06460 (203) 877.9800 Absolute Travel: (203) 938.0000 Mention Bishop Moales / Prayer Tabernacle and receive discounted rate Media Only Contact: Larnel A. Satchell – 413-324-8466

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