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The 191st Session of the Ohio – South Ohio Annual Conference (Virtual)
The 191st Session of the Ohio – South Ohio Annual Conference (Virtual)

The 191st Session of the Ohio – South Ohio Annual Conference (Virtual)

HOST CHURCH: United AME Church, Xenia, OH WMS – October 4, 2021 Opening – October 5, 2021 Closing –... Event Details
The 140th Session of the North Ohio Annual Conference (Virtual)
The 140th Session of the North Ohio Annual Conference (Virtual)

The 140th Session of the North Ohio Annual Conference (Virtual)

HOST CHURCH: St. Andrewes AME Church, Youngstown, OH WMS – October 18, 2021 Opening – October 19, 2021 Closing... Event Details

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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.