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    AME Church Celebrates Bicentennial at 50th Quadrennial Conference in Philadelphia

    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...

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

    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...

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




    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...

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

    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...

    A.M.E. Church Lives On

    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...

    Clinton Tells AME Church Members Police Killings Show Bias

    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...
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