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Frequently Asked Questions for the 51st Quadrennial Session of the AME Church General Conference

Q. What is the AME Church doing to prepare for an in-person General Conference (GC)? A. The meeting planning team is working closely with local Orlando authorities, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), and our hotel partners to determine and implement best practices. Further, CDC meeting and other federal, state, and local agencies’ guidelines are… Read Full Post »

Final Agenda for The 37th Biennial Convention

11 July 2021 – 10:30 AM EDT/4:30 PM SAST – 3:30 PM – 9:30 PM SAST 12 July 2021 – 9:00 AM EDT/3:00 PM SAST – 1:15 PM EDT / 7:15 PM SAST Convention Theme“Greater Together: A Calling to Fulfill” 1 Peter 2:9 Bishop Errenous E. McCloud, Jr., Lay Commission Chairperson Bishop Adam Jefferson Richardson,… Read Full Post »

Request for 500,000 Ecumenical Intercessors, Prayer Sentinels &, Prayer Warriors

Needed: 500,000 Ecumenical Intercessors, Prayer Sentinels & Prayer Warriors. July 6-10, 2021 Join The Bishop Sarah Frances Davis Covenant Keepers & Intercessors as we pray before, during & after the 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church ONE GENERAL CONFERENCE IN 2 LOCATIONS Capetown, South Africa & Orlando, Florida, US.

2021 General Conference Social Media Policy

AME CHURCH GENERAL CONFERENCE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY The AME Church permits and encourages the use of social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and blogging at the 2021 General Conference to summarize, highlight, and promote the exhibitors and conference in general. Due to the sensitive nature of the deliberations at the 2021 General Conference, we… Read Full Post »

General Conference Candidate Information

Dear Candidates, Herewith I am forwarding the following items from our zoom call on Yesterday: PowerPoint presentation by Anita Rankin PowerPoint presentation J. Dupont Walker Candidate marketing letter Link for submission of 30 second video Most recent list of delegates/alternates and Chaplains These items are also being posted on the AME Website ( The Promote… Read Full Post »

General Conference Press Information

All media outlets that wish to cover the 51st General Conference must register for credentials by June 21, 2021. AME Church members (photographers, writers) who are working in a professional press capacity also need to register for credentials. Media without the proper credentials will not be allowed access to the proceedings. Please click here for the… Read Full Post »

Save the Date!

Today, the General Conference Commission of the African Methodist Episcopal Church voted to host the 51st Quadrennial Session of the General Conference in Orlando, Florida, and Cape Town, South Africa. The dates of the General Conference will be July 6-10, 2021. In-person meetings will take place for Districts 1-13, 16 and Chaplains in Orlando and Delegates from… Read Full Post »

2021 Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs at Christian Theological Seminary Details Released

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 »

Announcement for Services of Dr. Herman W. Henning Jr

Council of BishopsAfrican Methodist Episcopal Church DR. HERMAN WILLIAM HENNING, JR. On January 13, 1934, Dr. Herman W. Henning, Jr. was born in Memphis, Tennessee. On October 28, 2020, at age 86, he transitioned after a long sickness in Memphis, Tennessee.  He was the second child of seven children born to Rev. Dr. Herman William… Read Full Post »

Revised Statement from the General Conference Commission

With reference to the public statement made on May 20, 2020, we issue this clarification from the General Conference Commission. The General Conference Commission did not vote to suspend campaigning until February 28, 2021.  The Commission did vote for a moratorium on the solicitation of candidates for monetary support through ads, meal/event sponsorships and various… Read Full Post »