Chaplain (Colonel) Samuel K. (Ken) Godfrey’s retirement ceremony was held on April 6 at the Regimental Memorial Chapel, Fort Eustis, Virginia. He was commissioned in 1990 and faithfully served the United States Army and the IPHC in numerous assignments in the US Army Reserves, the South Carolina National Guard, and since 1993 Active Duty.
CH Godfrey is from Hodges, South Carolina. He attended Holmes College of the Bible where he met his future wife, Karen, who is from Socastee, South Carolina. After graduating from Holmes, Godfey completed his Master to Divinity at Erskine Theological Seminary and Tarleton State University.
Godfrey’s duty assignments included Fort Gordon, Georgia, Katterbach and Vilseck, Germany; Bosnia; Kosovo; Fort Hood, Texas; Fort Leavenworth, Kansas; Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia; Iraq; Arlington National Cemetery; the Pentagon, Washington, DC; Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and his final assignment at Fort Eustis, Virginia.
IPHC representatives who attended the retirement ceremony were IPHC Chaplain Endorser retired CH (COL) Jerry Jones (US Army) and his wife Cynthia, Bishop Dayton Birt, and Presiding Bishop and Mrs. A.D. Beacham, Jr.
This summer the Godfreys will be moving to Mountain View, Tennessee, where he will begin a year of Clinical Pastoral Education.
The IPHC is grateful for the dedicated service of CH Godfrey and Karen for the many people they have influence for Christ in their numerous duty stations.