All Funeral Dates Announced
Nassau, Bahamas - The following is a statement by Myles Munroe International:
body of internationally renowned author, speaker and founder of Bahamas
Faith Ministries International, the late Dr. Myles Munroe along with
his wife Pastor Ruth Munroe, Senior Vice President & Fellowship
Pastor of Bahamas Faith Ministries Dr. Richard Pinder, Pilots Captain
Stanley Thurston and first officer Frahkan Cooper were all returned to the Bahamian Capital of New Providence on Monday November 17th 2014.
A brief ceremony was held in the hanger of the national flag carrier Bahamas Air and was attended by family members, friends, church members, local pastors and members of the Government including the Minister of Transport & Aviation the Hon. Glenys Hanna Martin, her Deputy Minister the Hon. Hope Strachan, The Minister for Grand Bahama the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Member of Parliament for Bamboo Town Renwood Wells and Speaker of the House of Assembly the Hon. KendalMajor.
Bahamas Faith Ministries Pastor Emeritus Jay Mullings, Memorial Planning Committee Secretariat Chairperson Debra Bartlett, Former Cabinet Minister Zhivargo Laing and FNM Senator Kwasi Thompson, a nephew of the late Dr. Richard Pinder all accompanied the remains of Dr Munroe, his wife Ruthann, Dr. Richard Pinder and the other Bahamas Faith Ministries members from Grand Bahama to New Providence on board a charted Sky Bahamas aircraft.
Members of Bahamas Faith Ministries Real Men Ministries were also on hand at the airport and were assigned two men per hearse, serving as custodians of the remains of their leader and Pastor Dr. Myles Munroe and the other fallen members of the BFM family. The remains of recently ordained Youth Pastors Lavard “Manifest” Parks, his wife Radel and their five (5) year old son Johannan arrived in New Providence the following day. All nine (9) were killed in a tragic plane crash in Freeport, Grand Bahama on Sunday November 9th 2014.
The Home Going Service for first officer Frahkan Cooper will be heldon Saturday November 22nd 2014 at Bahamas Faith Ministries. A memorial service will be held for Youth Pastors Lavard & Radel Parks along with their son Johannan on Wednesday November 26th 2014 with their Funeral set for Friday November 28th 2014. The Home Going service for Captain Stanley Thurston will be held on Saturday November 29th 2014 and the Funeral for Dr. Richard Pinder will be held on Tuesday December 2nd2014.
All services will be held at Bahamas Faith Ministries Diplomat Center located on Carmichael Road, Nassau Bahamas. A National Memorial will be held in Honor of Dr. Myles and Ruth Munroe at the 15,000 seat Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium. The Home Going or Funeral Service for Dr. Myles and Pastor Ruth Munroe will be held on Thursday December4th at Bahamas Faith Ministries Diplomat Center located on Carmichael Road, Nassau Bahamas.