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Jericho City of Praise Senior Pastor Passes
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Today, Landover mega-church Jericho City of Praise posted this note on their website:

It is with a sorrowful spirit that I announce the passing to glory of my beloved mother and your beloved Apostle, Betty P. Peebles.   Her smile will forever be etched in our hearts. Please continue to keep my family and the church family in your prayers.  Information on services & celebration is forthcoming.

God Bless you,

Joel R. Peebles, Sr.
Ass't. Pastor

The Jericho City of Praise is one of the first mega churches in Landover.  Apostle Peebles will be missed.

FROM WPGC’S WEB SITE: For those of you who didn’t know about Apostle Betty Peebles here is a little background…

*Apostle Betty Peebles was married to the late Bishop James R. Peebles, Sr., for 40 years until he went home to be with the Lord in 1996. She is the mother of three sons … The late Reverend James R. Peebles, Jr., Elder John R. Peebles, Sr. and Elder Joel R. Peebles, Sr. She has three daughters-in-law and eight grandchildren. Along with her husband, they founded the Jericho Baptist Church in 1969. God has always had a “Special Anointing” on this Jericho Ministries even amidst the going home of our Bishop and Assistant Pastor.

Apostle Betty Peebles has authored over a hundred books setting forth many foundational truths from the Word of God that are currently embraced by the present day Body of Christ. Such truths as our Confessions, Ministering of Holy Communion, Healing Standards, and many, many more are used universally during this Latter Day Reign. When approached regarding what accolades should be included in this Elevation … Apostle Betty Peebles eloquently quoted the words of an Old Hymn …

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