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The Rev. Harry L. Seawright and Rev. Frank M. Reid III Among Newly Elected...

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Two local pastors were recently elected as bishops of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Rev. Harry L. Seawright of Union Bethel AME Church in Brandywine, MD., and the Rev. Frank Madison Reid III of Bethel AME Church in Baltimore, Md.,...

Local Bishop Candidate – Rev. Dr. Frank Reid

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The Rev. Frank M. Reid III, one who has used his religious clout to climb the ranks of popularity among Baltimore City’s Black church community, is the senior pastor of the widely recognized Bethel AME Church, located on Druid...

Clinton Speech, Bishop Elections are Highlights of AME Convention

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The presumptive Democratic candidate for president and the election of six clergy to be bishops were the highlights of the 50th Quadrennial session of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The AME Church is holding this year's conference from July 6-July...

AME Church Celebrates Bicentennial at 50th Quadrennial Conference in Philadelphia

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Two centuries ago, former Delaware slave Richard Allen and other Black worshippers formed the African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, fleeing discrimination in the segregated Methodist Church. Today, the AME Church has membership in 20 Episcopal Districts in 39 countries...

Local Bishop Candidate – Rev. Dr. Harry L. Seawright

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The Rev. Harry L. Seawright, a Prince George's County minister, is seeking to become a bishop in the AME Church at its 50th Quadrennial Session. The AME denomination is meeting in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from July 4-13 and it is in the process...

Richard Allen Statue to Stand Tall, Honor AME Church’s Founder




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The man with whom an African-American South Carolina college and a Philadelphia school is named after, as well as a city housing complex and a stamp that was issued in his honor — will now have a statue erected...

A.M.E. Church Lives On

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The African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate 200 years of existence at its 50th quadrennial session July 6 to July 13. Organizers are expecting 35,000 people from all over to come to the AME church’s birthplace and celebrate a history that...

Mural, Statue Ceremonies Kick-Off AME Church’s Philly Conference

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The First Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church unveiled “The Legacy of Bishop Richard Allen and AME Church Mural” on Monday in West Philadelphia. The four-story high portrait, painted in vivid colors, graces the AME Church’s international headquarters...

Clinton Tells AME Church Members Police Killings Show Bias

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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addressed a national gathering of the African Methodist Episcopal Church on Friday in Center City on the heels of 72-hours of violence across the country perpetrated along racial fault lines. A string of police-involved...

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