Bishop Jerry Hutchins of the Full Gospel Baptist Church Bishops Council announces DeVaughn Murphy’s posthumous ordination as an elder in the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International at the conclusion of Murphy’s homegoing celebration today at Detroit’s Second
Ebenezer Church. His nephew, William Murphy IV (standing with the choir, second from right), looks on.
Murphy, beloved songwriter, musician, producer, and worship leader,
passed July 20, 2015 (read here). He was 33 years old.
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