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

    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...

    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...

    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...

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