Tadesse Samelson


Brothers and Sisters in Christ,
It is with deep sadness that I share with all of you the death of Tadesse Samelson, son of Great Northern District Superintendent the Rev. Dave Samelson and Sonia Samelson, who was killed in a tragic rollerblading accident. Please pray for the Samelson family in their hour of profound grief.  Condolences can be sent to them at the Conference Center, P.O. Box 980250, West Sacramento, CA 95798-0250.

A memorial service has been scheduled for Saturday, April 28, at 11 a.m. at Point Pleasant UMC, 3329 Point Pleasant Road, Elk Grove. I, along with the Revs. Schuyler Rhodes, Los Rios District Superintendent, and Neal Harrell, Point Pleasant UMC Pastor, will be presiding.

To read Tadesse’s obituary, click here.
Please continue to pray for the Samelson family.  In our living and in our dying we belong to God.
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño


California-Nevada Conference
1350 Halyard Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(916) 374-1500