Stephens is an assistant general overseer of the Church of God. He and his wife, Joyce, have ministered for more than 43 years and held many positions in the denomination.
The Stephenses have served in the field of youth and Christian education. He served as state director in Arizona, Washington, Indiana, South Georgia, North Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina.
Stephens also served as state administrative bishop in Northern New England, Kentucky, Tennessee and Florida.
Stephens and his wife have two children — Brent, a pastor, and Jeanna, who is married to a pastor.
Pastor W.C. Vaughan invites the public to attend this special service.
The church is located one block off 1400 S. Lee Highway, at 1401 Victory St. S.E.
For more information, call Vaughan at 715-7676.