Bishops Past


William Thomas Phillips

Founder and First Presiding
Prelate of the AOH Church of God
Served 1916 - 1973
Mobile, Alabama


Bishop David Washington

Second Consecrated Bishop
in the AOH Church of God in 1940
Served 1940 - 1967
Mobile, Alabama


Bishop D.C. Rice

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1941
Served 1941 - 1972
Montgomery, Alabama


Bishop Jasper Roby

Second Presiding Prelate in the AOH Church of God 1973-2000
Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1956
Served 1956 - 2006
Birmingham, Alabama


Bishop Willie L James

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1956
Served 1956 - 1963
Gadsden, Alabama


Bishop Cicero Harris

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1964
Served 1964 - 1985
Chicago, Illinois


Bishop Lemon Bell

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1965
Served 1965 - 1996
Macon, Georgia


Bishop Richmond Sheriff

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1967
Served 1967- 1980
Champaign, Illinois


Bishop Martin Lilly

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1972
Served 1972 - 1984
Birmingham, Alabama


Bishop Edward Moore

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1972
Served 1972 - 1988
Cleveland, Ohio


Bishop Gabriel Crutcher

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1972
Served 1972 - 2003
Detroit, Michigan


Bishop Felton Lamar

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1972
Served 1972 - 1981
Brooklyn, New York


Bishop Horace Johnson

Consecrated Bishop in the
AOH Church of God in 1994
Served 1994 - 2011
Hyattsville, Maryland


Bishop William Parker

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 2002
Served 2002 - 2012
Birmingham, Alabama


Bishop George Washington Ayers

Consecrated Bishop in the AOH Church of God in 1965
Served 1965- 2015
Birmingham, Alabama