St. Dorothy Catholic Community, Orlando, FL is spearheading this gofundme charity request.
Bishop Terry was the Founding Pastor of Holy Angels National Catholic Church in 1996. Prior to establishing the church, Bishop Terry worked as a hospital chaplain after leaving Michigan and moving to Florida. He was consecrated a Bishop in 2005 and served several years as the Presiding Bishop of the National Catholic Church of North America. He became Presiding Bishop Emeritus in July of 2016, and Pastor Emeritus of Holy Angels in December of 2017. Bishop Terry has been with his partner for 40 years, legally getting married in 2015.
He has served the greater Ft. Lauderdale community for about 40 years. Serving all people regardless of creed, sexual orientation or race.
Costs for his funeral has exceeded what the Diocese has on hand. We are asking the parishes/parishioners of the Diocese together with those who knew or have been touched by Bishop Terry to help us raise the necessary remaining funds needed for his funeral. Remember that all of your donations are fully tax exemot to the full extent of the IRS rules for charitable donations. We thank you in advance.