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:

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…

Investiture of Bishop Reginald T. Jackson

Please find below information and links regarding the Investiture of Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, the 132nd elected and consecrated Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church: Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Place: Saint Philip AME Church 240 Chandler Road SE Atlanta, GA 30317 Rev. Dr. William D. Whatley, Pastor Letter about Souvenir Journal Ads: letter…

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…

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…

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…

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: Or call 504-584-3959 and mention the group code AME to…

The Passing of Bishop Vinton Randolph Anderson

The Passing of Bishop Vinton Randolph Anderson


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….