Category Archives: News

A Notable AME: Linda Brown Thompson

Please find below the Obituary of Mrs. Linda Brown Thompson and a letter of condolence to her family from Bishop Clement W. Fugh, President, Council of Bisohps, AME Church: Linda Brown Thompson February 20, 1943 – March 25, 2018 Linda Brown Thompson, 75, of Topeka, passed away March 25, 2018 at the Lexington Park Nursing… Read Full Post »

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… Read Full Post »

Transition of Former Episcopal Supervisor Mary Ann Norris

Live-Streaming Information for the Life Celebration of Mother Mary Ann Norris The service will be streamed live on the St. Matthew, Philadelphia Facebook Page beginning at 11AM Eastern Standard Time. Click on the link below to access the Facebook page: Bishop E. Earl McLoud, Jr. is the officiant and Bishop Gregory G. M. Ingram… Read Full Post »

Transition of Dr. Kenneth E. Marcus (1954-2018)

Please join with us in prayer for Rev. Dr. Cassandra Young Marcus, family members, friends and the entire Turner congregation. Home Going Services for Reverend Dr. Kenneth E. Marcus: Monday, January 22, 2018, 11:00 a.m. Turner Chapel AME Church 492 North Marietta Parkway Marietta, Georgia 30060 Phone: 770-422-6791 Please send all condolences to: Turner Chapel… Read Full Post »

Funeral Arrangements for Bishop John Hurst Adams (1927-2018)

UPDATE: The Wake and the Celebration of Life for Bishop Adams will be streamed via Facebook live on the Flipper Temple AME Church Facebook page . Viewers will also be able to access our Facebook page from our website ( by clicking on the livestream tile on the homepage.The funeral service will be held on… Read Full Post »

The Lilly Endowment Clergy Renewal Programs – 2018

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 »

FEMA – Hurricane Harvey Response and Recovery Links & Resources

Please find below a statement from F. E. M. A.: STATEMENT RE: TEXAS HURRICANE HARVEY RESPONSE AND RECOVERY LINKS AND RESOURCES Please find key resources, infographics and sources of information and policies regarding the individual assistance recovery process below. Please share this message with others. National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) Generator Safety Sheet  HUD… Read Full Post »

Connectional Lay Organization 2017-2021 Election Results

2017-2021 CONNECTIONAL LAY ORGANIZATION OFFICERS  President: Mrs. Valerie Gary Bell (2) 535 Ms. Gloria T. Byrd  (6) 302 Mr. Charlie Nichols (11) 169 First Vice President Mr. Abednego Matikane Makiti (19) Second Vice President Mr. Simon Letsoko (19) Third Vice President Mrs. Starr L. Battle (2) Recording Secretary Mrs. Doris Bell (13) Assistant Recording Secretary… Read Full Post »

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 »

Real ID and Air Travel

Click on the link below to learn more about the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) “Real ID and Air Travel” notice for air travelers: