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Global Development Council Meeting 2020
Global Development Council Meeting 2020

Global Development Council Meeting 2020

February 17-20, 2020 Montego Bay, Jamaica Host District: 16th Episcopal District Click on the link below to download the... Event Details
Windward Islands Annual Conference – 2020
Windward Islands Annual Conference – 2020

Windward Islands Annual Conference – 2020

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The African Methodist Episcopal Church


Welcome to the Official Website of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Inc., a Pennsylvania Corporation, administered by the Office of the General Secretary and Chief Information Officer of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME Church). This site is the gateway into the AME Church Online Community. The African Methodist Episcopal Church has a unique and glorious history. It was unique in that it is the first major religious denomination in the Western World that had its origin over sociological and theological beliefs and differences. It rejected the negative theological interpretations which rendered persons of African descent second class citizens. Theirs was a theological declaration that God is God all the time and for every body. The church was born in protest against slavery – against dehumanization of African people, brought to the American continent as labor. The Mission of the African Methodist Episcopal Church is to minister to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and environmental needs of all people by spreading Christ’s liberating gospel through word and deed. At every level of the Connection and in every local church, the African Methodist Episcopal Church shall engage in carrying out the spirit of the original Free African Society, out of which the AME Church evolved: that is, to seek out and save the lost, and serve the needy.