For the Celebration of Life Service of the Right Reverend Hamel Hartford Brookins


The Following Vestment Protocol has been prescribed for the Celebration of Life Service for
The Right Reverend Hamel Hartford Brookins


Bishops of the AME Church: Official Episcopal Robe (Black)

*Spouses of the Bishops of the AME Church:
A Hue of Purple

General Officers: Official General Officers Robe (Black)

Presiding Elders: Official Presiding Elders Robe (Blue)

Visiting Ecumenical Bishops: Civic Attire (Clerical Collar)

Ordained Clergy: Civic Attire (Black Suits, Black Clerical Collar Shirt)

*WIM: (Women in Ministry) Lavender Stoles

Licentiates : Black Suits

Deaconesses: Grey Habits

Stewardesses: White Habits

LAY Organization: Blue Suits with official stole

WMS: White Suits with official stole

YPD: Green & White Suits with official stole

••FAME Church Acolytes, White and Red Altar Server Robes

** FAME CHURCH OFFICERS, Black Suits, Red Accents

** Walker Temple Officers, Black Suits Purple Accents

**The Mass Choir (and volunteers), Black Suits, White shirts, purple ties (Men) and (Women) single strand pearl necklace,
pearl earrings, just an accent of purple (example: a flower or corsage, black dress, white blouses /(Women).