Current Status Bill Number:
1230Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19980507Primary Sponsor: WashingtonAll Sponsors: WashingtonDrafted Document Number: ggs\22104cm.98Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19980513Subject: Dr. Franklin H. Johnson; Resolutions
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19980513 Received from House House 19980512 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence Senate 19980507 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
TO COMMEND AND CONGRATULATE DR. FRANKLIN H. JOHNSON, PASTOR OF WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH ON JOHNS ISLAND, FOR HIS THIRTY-FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE AS A UNITED METHODIST PASTOR THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND TO WISH HIM AND HIS FAMILY THE VERY BEST UPON HIS RETIREMENT.
Whereas, Dr. Franklin H. Johnson, Pastor of the Wesley United Methodist Church on John's Island, South Carolina, was born in Sumter, South Carolina, and is the son of Marie and the late Fred Johnson; and
Whereas, he is a graduate of Lincoln High School in Sumter, received his A.B. Degree from Morris College in Sumter, and obtained his Master of Divinity Degree from Hood Theological Seminary in Salisbury, North Carolina; and
Whereas, Dr. Johnson is blessed with a wonderful family that includes his lovely wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Chandler Johnson, and four daughters, Vanessa, Frankye, Chenita, and Venita; and
Whereas, he is listed in Who's Who in South Carolina and Who's Who, Outstanding Black Ministers and is a Master Mason and a 32nd Degree Mason; and
Whereas, Dr. Johnson has served on the Conference Council of Ministries, the City of Camden's Mayor's Blue Ribbon Committee on Drugs, is a former President of the Kershaw County Black Caucus, and is a former member of the Kershaw County Committee on Sex Education, and
Whereas, he served on the Board of Directors of the Wesley Foundation at Clemson University, was an Oconee County Family Court counselor, served as Personnel Chairman for the Williamsburg County Council on Aging, served as Youth Coordinator for the Florence and Hartsville District, and was a former teacher at St. Paul Elementary School in Summerton; and
Whereas, Dr. Johnson has pastored congregations in Longtown, Bishopville, Lake City, Camden, Seneca, Cades, Centenary, Hartsville, Clover; and
Whereas, the members of Wesley United Methodist Church on Johns Island will honor Dr. Johnson with an Appreciation-Retirement Banquet on Sunday, May 17, 1998, for his thirty-five years of service to the United Methodist Church and communities across the State of South Carolina. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina commend and congratulate Dr. Franklin H. Johnson, Pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church on Johns Island for thirty-five years of service as a United Methodist Church Pastor throughout the State of South Carolina, and to wish him and his family the very best upon his retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Dr. Franklin H. Johnson.