Important Update on AMEC Retirement Services

Statement from the Department of Retirement Services March 30, 2022 Over the past few months, we have been grateful for the patience and support of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church community as we have grappled with the devastating news that the AME Church and, specifically, retirement plan participantsmay have been the victim of a financial…

Council of Bishops & General Board Meeting

June 27-29, 2022 Atlanta, GA Click the link to register for the General Board Meeting: Hotel Reservation Link: Bishop Brailsford Investiture Worship Experience and Reception June 28, 2022Atlanta, Georgia Please check out our website to give support for Ads, Tickets & Sponsors Info. The deadline is June 20, 2022. Go to: Call: 803-384-3775 orEmail:

Cancelled Annual Conferences and Meetings

Cancellations and Reschedulings of Annual Conferences and Meetings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic The Following Episcopal Districts have reported either cancellations or rescheduling of various meetings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact the Episcopal District offices for more information. First Episcopal District: Delaware, New Jersey, New England, New York, Western New York, and Philadelphia Annual…

2020 General Conference Tentative Agenda and Ballot

Please find below links to information items designed for planning purposes for those attending the 2020 General Conference in Orlando, FL: TENTATIVE 2020 General Conference Agenda: 2020 General Conference Ballot:

Celebration of Life of Arrangements for Connectional Lay Organization President Valerie Gary Bell

CONVO IX – Combined Meeting Minutes

Please click on the link below to view, share and/or download the Combined Minutes from the CONVO IX meeting that took place in Atlanta, GA on December 4-5, 2019:

COB Statement RE: Judicial Council’s Ruling on Bishop Messiah

Council of Bishops Statement December 2, 2019 Judicial Council African Methodist Episcopal Church: The Council of Bishops has received your opinion in which the majority of the Judicial Council grant the request of Bishop Wilfred J. Messiah to not sustain the decision of the Council of Bishops to remove Bishop Messiah as Episcopal Leader of…

The Transition of Dr. Leah Gaskin Fitchue

Funeral Arrangements below: Dr. Leah Gaskin Fitchue, first female President of Payne Theological Seminary Dies Rev. Dr. Leah Gaskin Fitchue, former President of Payne Theological Seminary, was the first African American woman president of a theological seminary belonging to the 244 member Association of Theological Schools and the first African American woman to serve as…

Thank You Note from Bishop McKinley Young’s Family

Words cannot convey to our African Methodist Episcopal Church family how appreciative we are of your ongoing expressions of love and support as we mourn the loss of our husband, father and grandfather.  Your prayers, condolences, many kindnesses and gifts to Wilberforce University have touched our hearts and comforted us.  We are blessed to have…

Condolences Regarding the Late Bishop McKinley Young

Please find below links to condolence letters regarding the late Bishop McKinley Young: General Officers Council, African Methodist Episcopal Church: Condolence Letter Young Board of Bishops of the A. M. E. Zion Church: Condolenses for Bishop McKinley Young International Ministers & Lay Association of the A. M. E. Zion Church: Bishop McKinley Young Bereavement Notice…