Bishop Marshall H. Strickland (Retired)
 
Bishop Marshall H. Strickland (Retired)
 

Born: October 8, 1933

Married: Mrs. Shanna Marshall

Children: One child, three grandchildren



Bishop Strickland is a graduate of Livingstone College, where he received a B.A. degree. He earned a Bachelor of Divinity degree from Hood Theological Seminary; M.A. degree from Vanderbilt University; D. Min from St. Mary’s Ecumenical Institute and a Ph.D. from St. Mary’s University. Bishop Strickland is author of Kennedy: The Dreamer (1967) and “How Big Is Your God?” Pulpit Digest (1959).



His pastorates included Patton Memorial, Chattanooga, Tennessee; David Stand, Lancaster, South Carolina; Hood Memorial, Bristol, Tennessee; Big Zion, Mobile, Alabama and Pennsylvania Avenue Church, Baltimore, Maryland. He was elected 88th Bishop in succession in the AME Zion Church on July 31, 1992 and retired from service July, 2004.



He served in leadership positions on several boards of the A. M. E. Zion Church and with ecumenical organizations, representing the Church and mankind. Some included, Secretary, Board of Bishops, chair, Brotherhood Pension Service Board; chair, Consultation on Church Union; appointee, World Council of Churches; 2nd Vice Chairman, The Year 2000 General Conference Committee and chair, Compilation Committee. In retirement, Bishop Strickland has allowed the exhilaration, intoxication and liberation of the freedom from the enormous administrative responsibilities of the episcopacy to take his ministry in a multitude of places and areas of life that he was not able to pursue with a passion until now.
 

  • December 25, 2017
    Merry Christmas
    Galatians 4:4-5
    But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.
  • January 1, 2018
    Happy New Year
    2 Corinthians 5:17
    Therefore, if anyone be in Christ, he is a new creature. Old things have passed away, behold, all things are become new!
  • January 15, 2018
    Martin Luther King Jr Day
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday is a perfect opportunity for Americans to honor Dr. King’s legacy through service. The MLK Day of Service empowers individuals, strengthens communities, bridges barriers, creates solutions to social problems, and moves us closer to Dr. King’s vision of a beloved community. Visit https://www.nationalservice.gov/mlkday for more information.
  • February 12-16, 2018
    Board of Bishops' and International Ministers & Lay Association Meeting
    Norfolk Waterside Marriott Hotel
    235 East Main Street
    Norfolk, VA
    Register by February 5, 2018!
  • February 14, 2018
    Ash Wednesday
    Ash Wednesday is always celebrated on a Wednesday seven weeks prior to Easter Sunday. For Christians, the day marks the first day of Lent and the starting of 6 weeks of fasting and penance.
  • February 14-March 29, 2018
    Lent
    Lent begins on Ash Wednesday each year and for Christians starts the 40 day period of fasting. The day represents the 40 days Jesus spend fasting in the wilderness.
  • February 14, 2018
    Valentine's Day
    We love because he first loved us 1 John 4:19
  • March 11, 2018
    Daylight Savings Time
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