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Alfred P. Singleton
Alfred P. Singleton
Bishop Alfred Singleton was born in Montgomery, Alabama, on October 18. 1928. He is the third oldest of seven children that was born to the late Willie and Verona Singleton. Singleton served in the United States Army, and while he was stationed in San Antonio, Texas, he served as an Assistant Pastor under the leadership of District Elder Walls for almost two years. Bishop Singleton matured spiritually under the leadership of the late Bishop S.N. Hancock, who served under, as an Assistant Pastor in Detroit, Michigan for 4 years.
In 1958, God called him to California, where he founded several churches and served as the Diocesan Bishop of the State of California, the Eastern and Southern States, and the State of Wisconsin. In 1972 the Lord blessed Bethlehem Temple Church of Lansing, Michigan with the dynamic leadership of Bishop Alfred Singleton. Since 1974 he served as the Diocesan Bishop of the State of Michigan. Bishop Singleton has been the Treasurer of the Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith since 1974 and is a Senior Bishop on the Board of Bishops. Bishop Singleton has studied extensively. He holds an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Theology and is the Chief Executive Coordinator of the Michigan Campus of the Midwest Apostolic Bible College. Bishop Singleton has been preaching for more than 50 years. He has been married to the late Mother Elizabeth Hawkins Singleton for more than 50 years. They were the very proud parents of 12 children, 26 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. In 2005 Mother Elizabeth Singleton went home to be with the Lord.
In March 2000, at the Midwinter Convention that was held in Atlanta, Georgia, Bishop Singleton was elected and voted upon by the Board of Bishop's and District Elders as the unanimous choice, for the seat of the Presiding Bishop of the Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith Association Inc.
In march 2001 at the Midwinter Convention in Florida, Bishop Singleton was installed as the Presiding Bishop of the Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith Association Inc.
Bishop Singleton was inducted into the Ministerial Hall of Fame in 2011.