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GUF Bahamas Province names national appointments 

Bishop Helen McPhee elevated to position of “Mother” of Global United Fellowship; Pastor Delton Ellis appointed Bahamas provincial leader

Bishop Helen McPhee, Global United Fellowship (GUF) Bahamas Province former provincial leader has been elevated to the international position of “Mother” of GUF – a position of honor due to her commitment to the organization over the years, according to Presiding Prelate, His Grace, Bishop Neil C. Ellis, in a press release.

The Bahamas’ former provincial leader’s appointment came as GUF announced new national appointments including that of Pastor Delton Ellis to provincial leader, along with a number of other appointees who will be installed during an installation service at Mount Tabor Church, Pinewood Gardens, on Monday, September 5.

Bishop Deanza Cunningham, metropolitan bishop for The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Haiti, and Cayman Islands, said with people like Ellis, whom he said has his hand in a whole lot of things, it augurs well for the fellowship and that The Bahamas should be stronger than it has ever been.

“The Bahamas is getting the relevant posts in place, so that the province can be stronger. They will be strengthening mandate of the fellowship,” said Cunningham who has supervisory responsibility for the provinces he oversees.

GUF is a fellowship mandated to unite, equip, enhance, resurrect and build. Each province is supposed to ensure these prongs are carried out and executed.

GUF’s Bahamas Province released the newest national appointments on August 16 at Agape Church. The Bahamas Province and its new leaders have been given the responsibility to unite, equip, enhance marriages, resurrect the dying discipline of prayer, and build covenant relationships within the body of Christ. The Bahamas Province will seek to carry out this mandate by using a holistic and innovative approach to ministry in the COVID-19 era.

GUF is an interdenominational body of spiritual leaders, fellowships, and congregations united strategically to plan, implement, and execute transformative and generational change as well as expand the kingdom of God to nations of the world. GUF has grown from 40 churches from its inception to more than 1,400 churches in 42 countries around the world.


Global United Fellowship Bahamas Province appointments

Presiding Prelate, His Grace, Bishop Neil C. Ellis

Metropolitan Bishop for The Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Haiti and Cayman Islands – Bishop Deanza Cunningham

Father of the Bahamas Province – Bishop Godfrey Williams

International Mother of the Fellowship – Bishop Helen McPhee

Provincial Leader – Pastor Delton Ellis

First Assistant – Pastor Rickeno R. Moncur

Central Parish Leader – Pastor Kellen Russell

Mother of the Bahamas Province – Elder Vernita Josey

Executive Secretary – Pastor LaQuez Williams

Northern Parish Leader – Bishop Silbert Mills

Northern District Leader and Special Assistant to Bahamas Provincial Leader – Pastor Simeon Outten

District Leader for West Grand Bahama – Pastor Keith Meadows

Assistant to the District Leader for West Grand Bahama – Pastor Ken Strachan

Director of Pastors’ Division – Pastor Arlington Rahming

Director of Education – Apostle Ivry Johnson

Director of Millennials – Minister Davonia Josey and advisor Dr. Felicia Archer

Director of Youth – Elder Shaquille Hanna and advisor – Dr. Felicia Archer

Director of Children – Eunice Perpall

Director of Intercessory Prayer – Pastor Carol Moss

Director of Evangelism, in-reach and outreach – Pastor France George

Director of Music – Minister Oslien Jardote, and assistant, Pastor Shantiche Duncombe (and Pastor Carol Moss – leader of fine arts)

Director of Business Development – Pastor Deno Cartwright and assistant, Jeffrey Beckles

Director of Assimilation and Technology – Dr. Ellis Peet Jr.

Director of Pastors’ Wives – Lady Edris Cunningham

Director of Women – Pastor Carmen Cornish

Director of Media and PR – Dr. Felicia Archer

Director of Legal Affairs – Christina Galanos

Director Health and Wellness – Shenique Miller and Macumbla Smith

Director of Sports and Fitness – Bernard Rolle

GUF Pillars – Apostle Ivry Johnson

To unite – Pastor Dolly King

To equip – Christian education pastors

To enhance marriages and family – Pastor Kino and Lisa McCartney and Bishop Arnold and Elder Vernita Josey

To resurrect the dying discipline of prayer – Pastor Arlington Rahming

To build genuine fellowship – Pastor Delano Rolle

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Shavaughn Moss

Shavaughn Moss joined The Nassau Guardian as a sports reporter in 1989. She was later promoted to sports editor. Shavaughn covered every major athletic championship from the CARIFTA to Central American and Caribbean Championships through to World Championships and Olympics. Shavaughn was appointed as the Lifestyles Editor a few years later.

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