Bishop Iona Locke Bio, Wiki
Iona Locke is a well-loved Michigan Bishop from Christ Centered Ministries. It is being reported that she has sadly passed away this week (Mid-December), and tributes to her are flooding Twitter.
Bishop Dr. Iona E. Locke was born in Pittsburgh, PA, and is one of nine siblings as per biography. At an early age, she came to know Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior, and according to Acts 2:4, she was baptized with the Holy Spirit.
She began her education in the Pittsburgh School System, and later attended Harty’s Bible School. Bishop Locke was commissioned by the Lord to further her Christian training. In so doing, she continued on to complete her doctorate in Theology and Divinity Programs in July 1994. It is of greater knowledge to couple education with experience.
Bishop Iona was consecrated as bishop on August 23rd, 2000, as the presiding prelate of Christ-Centered Ministries. Discography Former Vice President of International Young People’s Union of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Former Assistant Pastor of Greater Bethany Community Church, Los Angeles, CA Former Director of Ecclesiastical Affairs – Mount Calvary Pentecostal Church, Youngstown, OH Administrative Assistant Emeritus – Perfecting Church, Detroit, MI Board Member of E.C. Reems International Women’s Ministry, Oakland, CA CEO – Christ Centered Ministries, Southfield, MI CEO – Empire Community Development Center, Southfield, MI.
Bishop Iona Locke Death & Cause
Bishop Locke died in Mide December 2020. Her death was announced in an official statement by her family on social media on December 18th, and she will be dearly missed. Here’s everything you need to know about Iona Locke.
An official statement from Iona’s family, the Christ Centered Ministries Association, and the Abyssinia Christ Centered Church was posted on social media on Friday morning (December 18th) announcing that Iona Locke has sadly passed away.
The announcement quoted a passage from Corinthians before saying:
“It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that the Locke family, Christ Centred Ministry Association and the Abyssinia Christ Centered Church announce the Episcopal Transition of Her Grac, Presiding Bishop Iona E. Locke.”
Her cause of death is currently unknown, but the statement said that she had suffered a “season of sickness” before requesting everyone’s “continuous prayers” for her family, church and fellowship.
One of my favorite preachers and a trailblazer in ministry, Bishop Iona Locke made her transition to be with the Lord. She was truly anointed and from the old school church. Her legacy lives on. Be blessed!!! #RIHBishopIonaLocke #Legend #Icon #Ministry pic.twitter.com/P9tyoWXLpT
— James C. Birdsong, Jr. (@TheRealJBOnline) December 18, 2020