LEGAL UPDATE: WE HAVE TAKEN POSSESSION OF OUR LANDOVER, MD CAMPUS

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Amos 9:13-15The Message (MSG)

13-15 “Yes indeed, it won’t be long now.” God’s Decree.

“Things are going to happen so fast your head will swim, one thing fast on the heels of the other. You won’t be able to keep up. Everything will be happening at once—and everywhere you look, blessings! Blessings like wine pouring off the mountains and hills. I’ll make everything right again for my people Israel:

“They’ll rebuild their ruined cities.
They’ll plant vineyards and drink good wine.
They’ll work their gardens and eat fresh vegetables.
And I’ll plant them, plant them on their own land.
They’ll never again be uprooted from the land I’ve given them.”DSC_5479

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                              AND IT CAME TO PASS

City Of Praise – When Will We Go Back

We Have Been Getting Lots Of Questions Regarding Our Return To Our Landover Campus.

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Bishop Joel R. Peebles said that we will not treat them the way that they treated us

Exercise Patience as Saints of God – Things Must Be Done Decently And In Order   

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        10:00 a.m.  Eleanor Roosevelt High School 7601 Hanover Parkway Greenbelt, MD  20770

 

DC Superior Court Judge Rules: Bishop Joel Peebles Vindicated, Regains Control of the Jericho Landover Campus

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DC Superior Court Judge Stewart Nash ruled in favor of Bishop Joel R. Peebles and the original Board Of Trustees. The decision by  Judge Nash removes the six employee/church  members from having any control over the church and no access to church funds. The judge found that this group of six people illegally seized control through a well devised hostile takeover, during the prolonged illness of the founder and Apostle Betty Peebles. The ruling showed that there was an abundance of evidence that supported Bishop Joel Peebles claim that he was a member of the Board of Trustees at the time when these six bishoppeople secretly seized control . The trial uncovered evidence that showed that long time board members Chairman William Meadows and Anne Wesley were in fact tricked into signing documents that were later used to illegally remove them from the Board of Trustees. The ruling also acknowledges that Dorothy Williams (one of the six conspirators and a part of the original board) personally enriched herself and was found to not be credible. Judge Nash’s order reinstates the surviving members of the original Board of trustees which consist of Bishop Joel R. Peebles, Elder William Meadows and defendant Dorothy Williams.

Order Finding of Facts and Conclusion of Law entered on docket, signed by Judge Nash and e-filed, e-served on parties of record on 7/7/15

Judgment is GRANTED in favor of the plaintiffs, to wit: the Court hereby DECLARES that Resolution 1-09 of the Jericho DC Board of Trustees, which purported to change the membership of the Board of Trustees, is invalid; and DECLARES that the current Board of Trustees for Jericho DC shall consist of the surviving members of the Board of Trustees that existed prior to the invalidated Resolution 1-09, those members being: William A. Meadows; Dorothy L. Williams, and Joel R. Peebles and DECLARES that actions taken by defendants after March 15, 2009, acting as the purported Board of Trustees of Jericho DC, under the color of resolution 1-09, including the purported approval of the merger of Jericho DC into Jericho MD, are invalid; and the Court hereby ORDERS THAT DEFENDANTS REFRAIN FROM EXERCISING OWNERSHIP OR CONTROL OVER ANY CORPORATE ASSETS OF JERICHO  MARYLAND FORMERLY BELONGING TO, OR DERIVED FROM, THE CORPORATED ASSETS OF JERICHO DC, and ORDERS that plaintiffs are reinstated as members of the church pending a review of their membership status by the validly-constituted Board of Trustees of Jericho DC.  See press release from City of Praise FM

 

 Immediate Release  

D.C. SUPERIOR COURT RULING REINSTATES THE ORIGINAL BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO JERICHO CITY OF PRAISE

 July 7, 2015 – Washington D.C. – Bishop Joel Peebles, Sr. and Pastor Ylawnda Peebles are humbled and grateful by the recent ruling by the Superior Court of the District of Columbia which reinstates the original Board of Trustees, including Bishop Joel Peebles, Sr., to the Jericho City of Praise in Landover, Maryland. The ruling invalidates all actions of the improperly seated board.

 

We give thanks to God and move in His love, as we work through this transitional period. In preparation for the final steps of this process, we will carry out the mandate God has for our Ministry, by continuing to operate for the meantime within our current schedule of worship services. At the God ordained time, Bishop Joel Peebles will make the announcement of when and how we will move to the next phase of this restoration.

 

As it is written in Romans 8:28, “We know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose.”

 

Attachment: DC CASE – FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION OF THE LAW

2013 CA 007115 ROBERT GEORGE, ET AL. V. CLARENCE JACKSON ET AL.

HEARD BEFORE THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SUPERIOR COURT JUNE 8, 2015 – JUNE 10, 2015

 

About City Of Praise Family Ministries

The ministry was founded in 1964 under the guidance of the Reverend James R. Peebles, Sr. and Apostle Betty P. Peebles. Jericho City of Praise became one of the largest mega-churches in the nation with more than 15,000 members. Currently, we are a mobile church, operating two satellite locations at Forestville Military Academy in Forestville, MD and Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt, MD. The City of Praise Family Ministries is led by the anointed leadership of Senior Pastor, Bishop Joel Peebles, Sr. and Pastor Ylawnda Peebles. Our vision is to Save Families, One Soul At A Time. For more information visit: www.CityOfPraiseChurch.com

 

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2015 – THE YEAR OF RESTORATION

Wait On It!  Wait On It!  We Are Coming Back With Spoils

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SMH, Another Article on Lesbianism in the Local Church, WOW!

Pastor Fred Pastor Fred C. Rochester

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Biblically Bold And Truthful Statements About Sexual Immorality Issues Affecting Believers In Jesus
FEBRUARY 2, 2015

The Danger Of Lesbianism Leadership In The Christian Church

As some of you may know, Jericho City of Praise in Maryland has a new pastor installed by members of a Board. The battle in the courts between the Board and Bishop Joel Peebles continues. The newly installed pastor at Jericho, Dr. Jasmin Sculark, also known as “Dr. Jazz,” has a very charismatic presence.

On a side note, in an attempt to be neutral and objective, the appearance of Sculark becoming pastor at Jericho is extremely questionable. I could be mistaken about this but it appears that the Board is seeking legitimacy by installing a pastor to appear that it is business as usual, attempting to be normal. It’s especially questionable when it appears that there is already a pastor in place after the passing of Betty Peebles. I do not know everything as God does, however, if I were asked to pastor a church that has unresolved legal challenges regarding who is supposed to be the pastor, wisdom dictates that you decline the offer. If there is grace from God, not from Jakes or any high profile Bishop or Pastor, I’d wait until the final earthly ruling is indisputably made. You allow the two parties exhaust all legal challenges until a ruling is reached by the courts. Even after a ruling, sometimes people will become unruly.

Even before relief from the courts is sought and achieved, if there is no grace to pastor that church as God’s set person, preachers should be careful not to interfere or intrude, or they will end in disgrace.

In a non objective statement I’m about to make, while we do not know everything, one certain participant in this debate over Jericho City Of Praise, I believe, and I could be wrong, was severely judged by God with an illness that brought that person to the brink of death.

That’s one mega reason to steer clear and let God have His way.

If it were me, I would not dare think about walking into a minefield with an identifying sign saying “STEP HERE” on each mine.

Finally, on this subject, watch the tree and the fruit of Sculark. If there is no good fruit, it’s time to scoot.

Sadly, people will eat bad fruit from a bad tree and look at you square in the face and say that it is good fruit, and offer you a bite.

According to certain sources, there has been some serious statements alleging her sexual preference.

Bluntly, lesbianism.

Unless I am missing it, there seems to be no denial about these allegations from Dr. Sculark.

In 2012, the Ugandan government made a very powerful stand as a government to outlaw homosexuality.

On the Robert F. Kennedy website, there is a letter, signed by 30 pastors that support LGBT’s agenda to urge the Ugandan government to rescind their laws.

One signature that is of note is Sculark who at the time was the pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church in York, PA.

In the OT, Shiloh, if you recall, was the place where the Ark of the Covenant was taken by the Philistines because of the sexual immorality of the sons of Eli, Hophni and Phinehas.

Be careful about naming your church after Shiloh.

The letter and the signatures of these pastors can be read here.

There were several high profile leaders at the installation of Dr. Sculark. Most notably, Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potters House in Dallas TX. His involvement, endorsement, and presence at this installation cannot be overlooked, swept under the rug, masked, or hidden behind great oratorical skill.

When sin is not crucified at the cross, ultimately it will destroy the person.

Sin is acceptable in the pulpit because it is unchecked in the heart of man.

Her signature is not evidence in and of itself that Sculark is a homosexual, however, when you support the sin of homosexuality by signing a letter, you are already an enemy of the cross of Christ. To be on the side of homosexuality is to be against God. The Ugandan government took extreme measures to protect its people from the destructive forces of homosexuality. It underscores the fact that when people run from the Gospel of Jesus Christ to help deliver people from the destruction of sin, either the government will allow sin to run its course and destroy them, or take decisive action.

There is a serious undercurrent that many in the Body of Christ is not paying attention to.

The undercurrent of lesbianism in the Christian Church.

Powerful women of influence is cropping up faster than a comet. Not every woman is a practicing homosexual or sympathetic to the LGBT agenda in support of the sin of homosexuality. However, you have to be very watchful. Behind the scenes we are seeing a general acceptance of homosexuality.

It is now front and center.

The dangers of homosexual leadership, be it male or female is as result of permitting the sin of adultery, fornication, porn, masturbation, and bisexuality go unchecked. It is the doctrine of devils and seducing spirits. It is the bed of fornication in the city of Babylon that many professed believers are in.

This is a stench before God.

No sin will go unpunished.

When man rejects the power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to set men and women free, there is only one place where sin and practitioners of sin must go.

The lake which burns with fire and brimstone.

Until there is a clear renunciation of this signature. Unless there is a clear declaration of renunciation of the sin of homosexuality from those that profess to be pastors and bishops. Unless there is a clear reversal of those that signed that document, their ministry, at best, is suspect.

Even those that are connected in any way with Sculark, namely Jakes and others, their ministry is suspect if they refuse to vehemently renounce the sin of homosexuality.

Either you are for the Lord or you are against Him. If you are lukewarm, you will not last another second in the mouth of Jesus. If you are a professed believer, you must make your choice. God gives space for people to repent. However, for some, space is limited. There is not much sand left in the hour glass. For when that last grain slips through, the law of gravity will not be denied.

For some, we will see that time is up.

They have already slipped into eternity.

For others, they will live out their days and it will be a testimony to them that God was gracious to give you time to repent, but you failed to take advantage of the grace of God to repent.

Watch where you go to attend church services and watch who you are hooked up with. Watch who your leaders are hooked up with. Bad connections yield more bad connections. Sin is not “ok.” Look at the destructive forces behind sin. It should be a deterrent to commit or permit sin in the local church. Have an “I don’t care” attitude about sin, and you will die in your sins. There is no middle ground or compromise. Otherwise, the death of Jesus for our sins is in vain.

If your pastor or bishop doesn’t take a clear stand against ALL sin, including the sin of homosexuality according to LGBT, you are in danger and in jeopardy. Psalm 1 is the clear demarcation.

Walk in the counsel of the ungodly, stand in the way of sinners, sitting in the seat of mockers, and you will be burned.

As far as women in the ministry is concerned, we must be very careful about the fruit that manifests. The gift of gab is not the call to preach. Just because you sound anointed, it doesn’t mean that you are anointed. The evidence of ministry is not in charisma. The fruit must be present. Good trees produce good fruit. Bad trees produce bad fruit.

You can’t preach about Jesus and live in the very sin that Jesus died to set us free from.

You can’t preach about holiness and live in sin. You can’t talk about salvation if you are still in the burning building.

Be very careful of the spirit of compromise. If there is an exception to the Bible preached in the pulpit, it is a dead giveaway that a pastor is compromised and honor wickedness over holiness.

 

Bishop Joel R. Peebles Sr. – No Weapons Formed Against You

Pastor Joel R. Peebles Sr. a MUST see video!

DMV turnout much lower than expected for Jericho Installation

On Sunday September 7, 2014 Bishop T.D. Jakes, Bishop Alfred Owens and Pastor John Jenkins gathered at the Jericho city of Praise for the installation of their newest hireling Jasmin Sculark.

The installation of the 3rd hireling brought in by the illegitimate board of trustees now at Jericho was a ploy by the six to try to legitimize their church and board and make Dr. Jazz the front man for their illegal  organization. The six self-appointed employee board were so desperate to get someone to fill the seats that they offered Dr. Jazz the job with a reported salary in the neighborhood of $300,000 a year without having seen a resume, application, candidates letter.  Jazz stated during the installation  “I did not submit a resume,  candidates letter, had never done scripture, or prayed in the church.  The first time I stepped in the pulpit was as Pastor Select.”  She was not voted in by the members of Jericho because the 6 trustees are the only voting members.   Despite bringing in local mega-church  pastors John Jenkins, Bishop and Co-Pastor Susie Owens and the heavy hitter T.D. Jakes it was evidently clear by the turn out yesterday that the DMV was not feeling the hype nor the smoke and mirrors and was not buying what they were selling.  It is reported that it cost approximately $70 to $80,000.00 to bring in T.D. Jakes to hype up an event.   Having in attendance two local mega-Pastors, plus members from the Shilow Baptist Church York, PA, plus people from Trinidad, other local pastors who want to be in Jake’s shadow, along with the regular TD takes groupies, numerous PR firms, TV Ads, Radio Ads, numerous online invitations for everybody & anybody plus the TD Jakes name brand, could not fill up the church building.

 

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                 The takeaways here:

1. Educated Christians in the DMV with discernment saw right thru this PR move.  2. People in the DMV know that the six (6) supposed board members (Dr. Jazz’s bosses) reek with the stench of foul play and financial impropriety.  3. Discerning Christians know that – Doing the right thing in the wrong season is still wrong.  4. In the  DMV you can’t force feed discerning Christians the same old soup and expect them to swallow it.  5. We in the DMV have seen this play before, look up the Paula White appointment.

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 **  ALL THE KINGS HORSES AND ALL THE KINGS MEN, COULDN’T FILL JERICHO TO THE TOP AGAIN **

Now the show is over and Jericho is still facing four (4) active legal cases that will return the church and it’s assets to the people whose tithes and offerings built it and nurtured it.

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The DMV did not show up as expected to support Dr. Jasmin Sculark’s installation.  Dispite a full court press Public relations campaign and media blitz which included, TV. radio, Newspapers, digital magazine, social media.