Category Archives: News

Transition of AME Judicial Council President Judge Patricia Mayberry

Judge Patricia Mayberry earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri – Columbia.  She earned a Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Houston.  Her legal career included serving the United States Air Force as a… Read Full Post »

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… Read Full Post »

Council of Bishops & General Board Meeting

June 27-29, 2022 Atlanta, GA

Annual HIV/AIDS Training

Date: June 4, 2022 Time: 11:00 am (EST) Facilitator: Rev. A. Oveta Fuller, PhD Register at

Applications Open for 2022 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs at Christian Theological Seminary

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 up 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… Read Full Post »

Virtual Voter Training Videos

Our voting vendor has produced a series of videos on the voting process for the 2021 General Conference. You can view those videos by clicking here.

Quadrennial Theme Committee Releases their Quadrennial Report on the Anvil and the next Quadrennial Theme

Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie, Chair Bishop Adam J. Richardson, Jr., Senior Bishop Bishop Michael Mitchell, Former President of the Council of Bishops Bishop Ronnie E. Brailsford, Sr. Bishop Carolyn Tyler Guidry The Anvil began in 2005 by the Council of Bishops as a mechanism to provide content to the denomination and raise funds for AME… Read Full Post »

‘Know Before You Go’ Highlights

51st Quadrennial Session of the AME Church General Conference ‘Know Before You Go’ Highlights When preparing to travel to Orlando, don’t forget to: Bring and take your medication as prescribed. Wear your emergency bracelet if you have one. Keep the contact information of your healthcare provider and pharmacy with you Bring your masks and other… Read Full Post »

Facebook Profile Picture Frames

The 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference for the African Methodist Episcopal Church is coming soon! We are making history with this hybrid virtual conference. Show your support by changing your frame on your Facebook profile photo. To add a frame to your profile picture: Web: Go to Click “Add Frame“ Search “AME General… Read Full Post »

Virtual Delegate Participation Instructions

AME 2021 – Virtual Delegate Voting Instructions Info Sheet on Zoom and VVoter This information sheet is provided to assist with navigating the online tools we will be using for the delegates participating virtually in the 2021 AME General Conference Business Sessions.  This document explains how to use the Zoom and VVoter platform, how to… Read Full Post »