Category Archives: Council of Bishops

COB Statement RE: Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

Council of Bishops Statement RE:  Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia April 12, 2017 The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church condemns the violence that exploded in Charlottesville, Virginia. The “Unite the Right” march was sponsored by white supremacists, white nationalists, and the Ku Klux Klan to protest the removal of a statue of… Read Full Post »

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 »

Council of Bishops’ Retreat

Council of Bishops' Retreat January 12-15, 2016 Grand Hyatt Hotel Tampa Bay, FL

Council of Bishops and General Board – 2016

Council of Bishops and General Board - 2016 April 6, 2016 General Board and General Conference Commission Agenda Please click the link below to view the Proposed Agenda: Proposed Gen Bd Agenda - 2016 General Board and General Conference Commission MEMBERS: 1. Please click on the link to view the Housing and Travel Procedures to the General... Read Full Post »

Council of Bishops and General Board Meetings – 2015

June 29-July 1, 2015 New Orleans, LA Click link to view meeting agenda: Proposed General Board Agenda – 2015 Hotel: Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel Two Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70130 504-561-0500 Group Rate: $164.00/flat To make a reservation please use link below: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_gi_new&groupID=35816146 Or call 504-584-3959 and mention the group code AME to… Read Full Post »

The Passing of Bishop Vinton Randolph Anderson

The Passing of Bishop Vinton Randolph Anderson

A FOUNDER’S DAY MESSAGE

Jeffrey N. Leath, 128th Bishop Acting President The Council of Bishops Today marks the 254th year since the birth of Bishop Richard Allen. The African Methodist Episcopal Church celebrates each year on the second Sunday of February and other days near this day. It is a time to honor the man and his special gifts…. Read Full Post »

An Epiphany Message From The Council of Bishops

An Epiphany Message The Council of Bishops Jeffrey N. Leath, Acting President Epiphany is a Christian observance of the revelation of God the Son as a human being, Jesus.

A Christmas Greeting from the Council of Bishops

God is with us! We can be saved; we can be healed; we can overcome obstacles and be liberated from oppression; we can forgive; we can be forgiven; we can minister: we can be confident!  God is with us!  So, let us pray:

Council of Bishops Official Statement on 16th District Leadership

The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church met on Saturday, 16 November 2013, to consider filling the vacancy of the presiding bishop of the Sixteenth Episcopal District created by the recent death of Bishop Sarah Frances Taylor Davis, 126th Bishop.