Televangelist Ernest Angley, 99, dies, leaving future of Cuyahoga Falls ministry uncertain

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Ernest Angley's Grace Cathedral in Cuyahoga Falls is among employers receiving $350,000 to $1 million in taxpayer-funded coronavirus loans through the new federal Paycheck Protection Program.

Ernest Angley Ministries leaders huddled Saturday in Cuyahoga Falls to determine the course of the church after the death Friday of its 99-year-old leader.

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The Rev. Ernest Angley’s death was announced late Friday afternoon online and in a livestreamed church service attended by grief-stricken members at Grace Cathedral.

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At the start of the service, the Rev. Steve Millar said Angley succumbed to failing health after a lifetime of service to God.

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“Reverend Angley, because of his decline this past week, around 4:30 today, went to heaven,” Millar told the crowd.

Wailing and exclamations from various people are audible in the broadcast, but the individuals are not shown on camera.

“We know he’s in heaven now with his wife, Angel, and that was over 50 years ago,” Millar said.

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