Who's Who in Pentecost > Young, George Norris (PAW)

14 Jun 2013


Bishop George Norris Young

Pentecostal Assemblies of the World

1915 ~ 1985

Bishop George Norris Young was born September 2, 1915, in Scottsville, Kentucky, the son of Ernest and Mamie Young. He was the only child born to this union.

His early years of schooling were in Scottsville, Kentucky. He was a member of Christ Temple Apostolic church of Indianapolis, Indiana under the leadership of the late Elder Robert F. Tobin. There he was baptized in jesus' name and filled with the Holy Ghost in 1934; where he was called into the ministry.

His occupation was construction and masonary work. He was well known throughout the country fir his dedication and help in the building and progress of many churches.

In 1935, he was united in Holy Matrimony to Mary Helen Noe of Indianapolis, Indiana. To this union was born twelve children; eight boys and four girls. In 1971, Helen preceded him in death. On January 29, 1972, Elder Young was united in marriage to Mary Frances Walker.

In 1974, Elder Young was elevated  to Bishopric in the believers in Christ Inc. Church Organization.

Bishop Young was instrumental in establishing churches from the ground up in Brazil, Indiana, and Maricopa, Arizona. He also pastored several churches in the following cities: Junction City, Kansas; Phoenix, Arizona; Sercy, Arkansas; and Bowling Green, Kentucky. 

He helped organize the Voice of the Apostolic churches, Inc. in kentucky in 1981, of which he was the Presiding Bishop. At his death he currently pastored the Apostolic Church of Jesus christ in Monticello, Kentucky. After a short stay in Phoenix, Arizona due to illness he passed away December 8, 1985, at the home of his son, Elder Thomas Young.

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