Marvin Sapp

Source: Global United Fellowship / Global United Fellowship

TBR — Jacksonville, FL – On Friday, July 10 at the Prime Osborn III Convention Center in Jacksonville, Florida, Gospel recording artist Pastor Marvin Sapp was consecrated to Bishop, during the national gathering of The Global United Fellowship.

During the ceremony, which was being witnessed by thousands in attendance, a touching moment occurred when Sapp’s daughters and son came and graciously stood by his side as the wives of the other Bishops were called to stand with their husbands. The rest of his family members who were present included 20 members of Sapp’s family who traveled to Jacksonville for the service, in addition to 40 members from his church, the Lighthouse Full Life Center.

The ceremony started at 11:30am and ended at 2:00p.m.

His elevation will position him as the Bishop over the Central Province of Global United Fellowship, and he will oversee 70 pastors and their churches in Michigan, Illinois, Ohio and Missouri.

About Global United Fellowship

Global United Fellowship was established in 2013 under the leadership of Bishop Neil C. Ellis, and is a cross-denominational fellowship of spiritual leaders and churches united to strategically plan, implement and execute transformative and generational impact, and expand the Kingdom of God to all the nations of the world. The Fellowship’s Five Prong mandate is to unite churches; equip leaders; enhance marriages; resurrect the discipline of prayer and build covenant relationships within the Body of Christ. GUF is comprised of more than 400 churches from countries and provinces including the Bahamas; England; Jamaica; Pakistan; South Africa; the Turks & Caicos Islands, and The United States. More information can be found at

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