Reverend Alford Alphonse, chairman of the Panama and Costa Rica district, came up with the idea of dramatizing their Easter Choir Cantatas. With the help of Prof. Adelaida Alphonse de Jones and under the auspices of the Methodist Churches the Annual Easter Drama-Cantatas were born in 1978. Rev Alphonse passed away in Miami on October 8, 2022.

He lived in Miami Florida