AME Church News

Edward Waters College – Tom Joyner Foundation’s School of the Month for March 2017

We are excited to announce that Edward Waters College, one of our AME Church institutions for higher learning, has been featured as the Tom Joyner Foundation’s School of the Month for the March 2017. Please click on the links below for more details about this great honor: Press Release:  EWC Tom Joyner Foundation Press Release (1) Flyer:… Read Full Post »

Founder’s Day Message and Litany – 2017

Founder’s Day 2017 “Let’s Not Forget” An Extraordinary History – An Incredible Future The African Methodist Episcopal Church: The oldest traditionally Black Protestant denomination founded on American Soil!  As we reflect and celebrate Founder’s Day 2017, we cannot afford to have a memory lapse about our extraordinary beginning.  Will and Ariel Durant wrote, “We are… Read Full Post »

Council of Bishops Response to President Trump’s Actions

  EPISCOPAL STATEMENT January 31, 2017 Please click on the link below to view an Episcopal Statement from the Council of Bishops in response to views and actions of President Donald Trump: Episcopal Statement-Council of Bishops re Trump Actions

Press Release: Let’s Face Race – Legacy of the Mother Emanuel 9

January 4, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    CONTACT:  Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker   213-494-9493 – cell LET’S FACE RACE – LEGACY OF THE MOTHER EMANUEL 9 (A Call to Action) We are thankful that the Charleston, South Carolina jury rendered a just decision in the case of the heinous and cowardly murder of the nine martyrs of Mother Emanuel… Read Full Post »

General Board December 2016 Commission Reports and Resolution

Click on the links below to view the Reports and Resolution from the December 2016 General Board Meeting that took place in Naperville, IL: Commission Reports general-board-commission-reports-dec-2016 General Board Resolution:  "A Call for Prayer Across the Connectional A.M.E. Church" resolution-for-12-7-2016

Day 1 AME Church General Conference 2016

Up close and personal reflections of the AME Bicentennial at the 50th Quadrennial Session of the General Conference: 1816-2016, An Extraordinary History – An Incredible Future. You can only get IT here!

Lilly Endowment’s Clergy Renewal Programs

The Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs at Christian Theological Seminary provide funds to congregations to support renewal leaves for their pastors. Congregations may apply for grants of to $50,000 to underwrite a renewal program for their pastor and for the pastor’s family, with up to $15,000 of those funds available to the congregation to help… Read Full Post »

Council of Bishops Update – Hurricane Matthew and Haiti

The African Methodist Episcopal Church is deeply saddened by the catastrophic effect of Hurricane Matthew on Haiti, other parts of the Sixteenth District, and the United States. An estimated 1.5 million people have reportedly been affected by the hurricane and thousands are in need of immediate assistance. We have witnessed the loss of lives, devastation… Read Full Post »

2016-2020 Quadrennial Theme and 2016 Anvil

Quadrennial Theme 2016-2020 "The African Methodist Episcopal Church: A Social Justice and Liberating Faith" “And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8 (NASB) Political Justice (2016) Criminal Justice (2017) Environmental Justice (2018) Economic Justice (2019) Clergy and Laity are... Read Full Post »

2016 General Conference Highlights

HIGHLIGHTS from the FIFTIETH QUADRENNIAL SESSION of the GENERAL CONFERENCE African Methodist Episcopal Church Pennsylvania Convention Center – Philadelphia, PA July 6-13, 2016 Office of the General Secretary Choose the section below to get details! Video AME 2016 General Conference Consecration Service AME 2016 General Conference Opening Worship Service Special Event With Hillary Clinton at the AME... Read Full Post »