Congressman Cohen to Speak About Passing of Bishop G.E. Patterson on House Floor

March 20, 2007
Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-9) will speak about the passing of Bishop G.E. Patterson this morning on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. The speech will occur during the 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time hour. Bishop Patterson founded Temple Deliverance in Memphis in 1975 and twenty-five years later Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ has more than 13,000 members.


Congressman Cohen stated, “Bishop Patterson was a giant, godly man whose impact upon our community is immeasurable.  His passing is a great loss but I know that his family and followers take great comfort in the exemplary life that he led and the good works that he accomplished.”





Marilyn Dillihay, Press Secretary, (202) 225-3265