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Friday, August 7, 2009

Powerhouse Temple Ministries bishop will be honored for community service and leadership

NEW HAVEN — Bishop Lonnell Lawson of Powerhouse Temple Ministries will be honored Sunday for community service and leadership.
The award will be presented at the Connecticut Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction Church of God in Christ’s 36th Annual Holy Convocation.
Bishop H.D. Bordeaux, prelate of the Church of God in Christ, will deliver Sunday’s official day message.
Sunday’s event starts at noon at Macedonia Church of God in Christ, 151 Newhall St.
Lawson, who is serving his third term as president of the Greater New Haven Clergy Association, is the first black chaplain at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He founded Powerhouse Temple Ministries in 1978.
Lawson is supervisor of the Hill Health Center’s HIV/AIDS division and is a certified health educator.

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