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File #: 16-1921    Version: 1 Name: BISHOP JENNIE L. PETTIES
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 2/26/2016 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 3/2/2016 Final action: 3/2/2016
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION A RESOLUTION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RECOGNIZING BISHOP JENNIE L. PETTIES WHEREAS, Bishop Jennie L. Petties was born in Clarksdale Mississippi, where she received her formal education and lived most of her early life until migrating to Chicago; and WHEREAS, Bishop Petties became a Charter Member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church under the auspices of Reverend James Bass where she remains a member; and WHEREAS, Bishop Petties continued her education with three years of study from Moody Bible Institute and later received her bachelor's degree from Governor's State University, as well as receiving many certificates from many community classes; and WHEREAS, Bishop Petties, anointed as one of God's Chosen Ambassadors, was consecrated as a Bishop on October 22, 2005; and WHEREAS, Bishop Petties is the founding pastor of Family Altar Evangelistic Baptist Church and the J. L. P. Scholarship Foundation, and continues to financiall...
Sponsors: RICHARD R. BOYKIN
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION OF THE COOK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RECOGNIZING BISHOP JENNIE L. PETTIES

WHEREAS, Bishop Jennie L. Petties was born in Clarksdale Mississippi, where she received her formal education and lived most of her early life until migrating to Chicago; and

WHEREAS, Bishop Petties became a Charter Member of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church under the auspices of Reverend James Bass where she remains a member; and

WHEREAS, Bishop Petties continued her education with three years of study from Moody Bible Institute and later received her bachelor's degree from Governor's State University, as well as receiving many certificates from many community classes; and

WHEREAS, Bishop Petties, anointed as one of God's Chosen Ambassadors, was consecrated as a Bishop on October 22, 2005; and

WHEREAS, Bishop Petties is the founding pastor of Family Altar Evangelistic Baptist Church and the J. L. P. Scholarship Foundation, and continues to financially sponsor three children in needs-based programs; and

WHEREAS, Bishop Petties has been recognized and honored by various organizations, magazines and newspapers, receiving such awards as the "Daughter of Thunder Trailblazer Award" and the "Greatest Pastor of Chicago Award"; and

WHEREAS, Bishop Petties, while currently overseeing many churches in Chicago and organizing two churches personally, still finds time for her husband, five children, twenty four grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren, and her three God children; and

WHEREAS, Bishop Petties believes in Ministering to the Total Man. Her love for mankind has caused God to use her in a mighty way. She continues to lead with the Vigor and Vitality that the Holy Spirit imparts to this spiritually gifted Woman;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the President and Cook County Board of Commissioners that Bishop Jennie L. Petties is recognized for her unique and significant contributions to Cook County; an...

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