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Obituary: The Rev. Dr. Claude A. Knight

Brother Claude A. Knight died in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 4, 2014, at age 77.
Born February 14, 1937 in St. Ann, Jamaica he was the son of Hosea and Dorothy (Hay) Knight. Brother Knight graduated from United Theological College of West Indies in 1966. He received an S.T.M. from Christian Theological Seminary, Indianapolis, Indiana in 1976, and a D. Min. from Drew University in 1991. He was ordained a Deacon in the Methodist ministry in 1965 and as an Elder in 1969. He was received into the Moravian Church January 21, 1979.


He was united in marriage to Edna M. Yates on August 27, 1966 and together they served pastorates in Pennsylvania (Redeemer) and New York (Vanderbilt Ave.). He entered into retirement October 1, 2004.
His daughter, Andrea; and sons Wayne and Claude survive Brother Knight. He was predeceased by his wife, Edna, who died September 5, 2012.
A memorial service was held April 14, 2014 at the United Methodist Church of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, Fla.

 

From the May 2014 Moravian Magazine

Moravian Daily Texts

09/21/2018

Friday, September 21 — Psalm 108:6–13
1 Samuel 13; John 1:43–51

The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to till it and keep it. Genesis 2:15

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5

Creator of the universe, what a privilege you have gifted to us! You have entrusted us to care for the beautiful world that you have created. May we be worthy of that trust. May we tend your garden well. Teach us to be wise stewards and to care gently for the earth and all her creatures. Amen.

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