AME Church News

Council of Bishops 2017 Public Statement

PUBLIC STATEMENT COMMITTEE THE COUNCIL OF BISHOPS OF THE AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH The Council of Bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church met in Los Angeles, CA at the LAX Hilton, June 19-21, 2017. The Council wishes to highlight the following decisions: 1.  The Council of Bishops heard a powerful presentation from Rev. Dr…. Read Full Post »

TAKE ACTION NOW!!!! Oppose Discrimination and Protect Refugees

President Trump has repeatedly denigrated our nation’s values by repeatedly attempting to grind refugee resettlement to a halt and discriminate against travelers because of their ethnicity or religion. After several lawsuits were filed to stop Trump’s refugee and Muslim ban executive orders, the Supreme Court decided to allow the administration to limit the entry of… Read Full Post »

AME-SADA Sunday – May 21, 2017

AME-SADA is requesting your assistance with AME-SADA Worship and Witness Sunday and your continued contributions to this worthy cause.   The AME Church Service and Development Agency, Inc. (AME-SADA) is a 501c3 non-profit corporation created by the AME Church over three decades ago.    Our mission in “helping people help themselves” by providing essential assistance… Read Full Post »

Climate & Mental Health Report and Webinar

March 29, 2017 Time:  3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST) Message from the Social Action Commission: On March 29th, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm (EST) Blessed Tomorrow: Caring for Creation Today will host a webinar and release their Mental Health and Climate Guide. You can learn more and sign up by clicking the link below: The guide provides… Read Full Post »

Edward Waters College – Tom Joyner Foundation’s School of the Month for March 2017

We are excited to announce that Edward Waters College, one of our AME Church institutions for higher learning, has been featured as the Tom Joyner Foundation’s School of the Month for the March 2017. Please click on the links below for more details about this great honor: Press Release:  EWC Tom Joyner Foundation Press Release (1) Flyer:… Read Full Post »

Founder’s Day Message and Litany – 2017

Founder’s Day 2017 “Let’s Not Forget” An Extraordinary History – An Incredible Future The African Methodist Episcopal Church: The oldest traditionally Black Protestant denomination founded on American Soil!  As we reflect and celebrate Founder’s Day 2017, we cannot afford to have a memory lapse about our extraordinary beginning.  Will and Ariel Durant wrote, “We are… Read Full Post »

Council of Bishops Response to President Trump’s Actions

  EPISCOPAL STATEMENT January 31, 2017 Please click on the link below to view an Episcopal Statement from the Council of Bishops in response to views and actions of President Donald Trump: Episcopal Statement-Council of Bishops re Trump Actions

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 »

General Board December 2016 Commission Reports and Resolution

Click on the links below to view the Reports and Resolution from the December 2016 General Board Meeting that took place in Naperville, IL: Commission Reports general-board-commission-reports-dec-2016 General Board Resolution:  "A Call for Prayer Across the Connectional A.M.E. Church" resolution-for-12-7-2016

Day 1 AME Church General Conference 2016

Up close and personal reflections of the AME Bicentennial at the 50th Quadrennial Session of the General Conference: 1816-2016, An Extraordinary History – An Incredible Future. You can only get IT here!