January 25, 2020
Dear Family of Mr. Jim Lehrer:
I am a 43 year Member of Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church, 600 East 35TH Street, Chicago, Illinois 60616. Reverend Dr. David B.
Thornton is the Pastor, The Moderator of The Session, and The Head of The Staff. He is also My Mentor, Teacher, and Spiritual Advisor. Reverend Donald B. Register is The Pastor Emeritus.
I am also A Former Member of Church Musician Ship Guild, Inc. (1988-2008). The late Dr. Mildred G. Lewis was The Founder, and Executive Director. I miss her very much. I was their Administrative Assistant, Executive Secretary, and Public Relations Director. I thank God everyday for sending Dr. Lewis, and The Former Co-op Members, and The Former Members of Church Musician Ship Guild, Inc. my way. I believe that my involvement with them, has help me to help Pastor Thornton, Reverend Register, and The Members of Sixth Grace Presbyterian Church out. Especially "Behind The Scenes".
Jim seem to be a wonderful person. I will keep you all in my prayers, especially during this difficult time. He will truly be missed by all those people whose hearts, and souls that he had touched. He will not be forgotten. Jim did leave a great legacy. "ALL I CAN SAY IS "WELL DONE THY GOOD, AND FAITHFUL SERVANT," MATTHEW 25:21, AND "REST IN PEACE", BROTHER JIM. WITH MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY, MS. VALINDA DARLENE JONES, OF CINCINNATI, OHIO. I USE TO LIVE IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS WHERE I HAD ATTENDED COLUMBIA COLLEGE. I DID GRADUATE FROM THERE.