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Revised Statement from the General Conference Commission

With reference to the public statement made on May 20, 2020, we issue this clarification from the General Conference Commission. The General Conference Commission did not vote to suspend campaigning until February 28, 2021.  The Commission did vote for a moratorium on the solicitation of candidates for monetary support through ads, meal/event sponsorships and various… Read Full Post »

Campaign Moratorium – Statement from The General Conference Commission

May 20, 2020 Statement from The General Conference Commission Campaign Moratorium The date for the 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference has been changed to July 6-11, 2021, in Orlando, Florida. This change in dates has necessitated other modifications. The Council of Bishops recommended to the General Conference Commission and the General Conference Commissioned… Read Full Post »

COVID-19 Resources

Update: The 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference has been rescheduled for July of 2021 March 31, 2020To The Connectional Church: Council of Bishops African Methodist Episcopal Church In light of the uncertainty around the spread and management of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Covid-19, the leadership of the African Methodist Episcopal Church has rightly placed… Read Full Post »

Social Action Commission – Focus on Baltimore

Focus on Baltimore – A. M. E. Church Servant Leadership The Social Action Commission commends and expresses how proud we are of AME ministers in Baltimore and the vicinity for the leadership and ministry they have provided in the midst of the struggle now going on in the City of Baltimore. Dr. Jamal Bryant and… Read Full Post »

Our History

The AMEC grew out of the Free African Society (FAS) which Richard Allen, Absalom Jones, and others established in Philadelphia in 1787. When officials at St. George’s MEC pulled blacks off their knees while praying, FAS members discovered just how far American Methodists would go to enforce racial discrimination against African Americans. Hence, these members... Read Full Post »

Our Beliefs

The Motto "God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer, the Holy Spirit Our Comforter, Humankind Our Family" is a great summary of what the African Methodist Episcopal Church believes. Also known as the A.M.E. Church for short, the denomination is Methodist in terms of its basic doctrine and order of worship. It was born, through adversity,... Read Full Post »

Our Motto

“God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer, the Holy Spirit Our Comforter, Humankind Our Family.” Bishop Daniel A. Payne proposed to the 1856 General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church convening in Cincinnati, Ohio that the episcopal seal should include the denominational creedal statement, God Our Father, Christ Our Redeemer, Man Our Brother. This declaration... Read Full Post »

Church Mission

The Mission of the AME Church is to minister to the social, spiritual, and physical development of all people. THE VISION At every level of the Connection and in every local church, the AME Church shall engage in carrying out the spirit of the original Free African Society, out of which the AME Church evolved:... Read Full Post »

AME-SADA Sunday – May 21, 2017

AME-SADA is requesting your assistance with AME-SADA Worship and Witness Sunday and your continued contributions to this worthy cause.   The AME Church Service and Development Agency, Inc. (AME-SADA) is a 501c3 non-profit corporation created by the AME Church over three decades ago.    Our mission in “helping people help themselves” by providing essential assistance… Read Full Post »

Mother Emanuel A. M. E. Church – Let Us Pray!

Funeral Services for the Honorable Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney: Funeral Services: Friday, June 26, 2015 11:00 a.m. T D Arena at the College of Charleston 301 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401 Hotel Accommodations: Charleston Plaza Hotel 4770 Goer Drive North Charleston 888-747-1900 Request: AME Churches Room Block Guests may call the local toll free number… Read Full Post »