Reverend Arthur F. Nembhard

February 26, 1945 – March 24, 2019

We are saddened to share that Rev. Arthur F. Nembhard has passed away. 

Rev. Arthur F. Nembhard, 74, of Wesley Chapel, Florida passed away on March 24, 2019, in LifePath Melech Hospice House. Rev. Nembhard was an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God (Springfield, Missouri) where he served as a minister and later also a Chaplain from 1984 until his death. Over his 47 years of ministry, Rev. Nembhard and his wife Jasmin planted 7 churches and pastored 8 churches in Canada and the United States. He served for 2 years as a full-time Chaplain for Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, 10 years as a full-time Chaplain for the Georgia Department of Corrections in 3 maximum security prisons and for 18 years as a Chaplain/Spiritual Care Consultant for LifePath Hospice Inc. in Tampa, Florida.
Memorial services will be held at Gateway Christian Center, 14205 N. Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL 33613 at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 6, 2019, with Rev. Don Evans of Gateway Christian Center officiating.

Visitation will be held at Trinity Memorial Gardens, 12609 Memorial Avenue, New Port Richey, FL 34655 on Friday, April 5, 2019, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial tax-deductible donations may be made to the Arthur Nembhard “Soul Catchers” Scholarship Fund” which is a scholarship established to assist students at Assemblies of God Theological accredited Seminaries where approved Assemblies of God Chaplain Candidates are enrolled in a Master of Divinity program and are in good academic standing but are experiencing financial difficulties. Two donation options are available:

Send a check or money order to:

Chaplaincy Ministries
Attn: The Arthur F. Nembhard Scholarship Fund
1445 N. Boonville Ave.
Springfield, MO 65802
NOTE: Include the account number on the memo line #01.5833645.603010.000000.050


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