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 Ministry Projects.
The Quadrennial theme may be a theological or biblical focus, missional emphasis, prophetic statement or program catalysts for ministry that is designed to serve as a rallying cry and/or a means to enhance the ministerial and/or programmatic thrust important to the life of the global church.