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  Methodist Episcopal Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Methodist Episcopal Church, sometimes referred to as the M.E. Church, officially began at the Baltimore Christmas Conference in 1784.
The church split over the question of slavery in 1844 with the Methodist Episcopal Church, South being formed in southern states.
In 1968 the Methodist Church united with the Evangelical United Brethren (EUB) church, which were spiritual descendents of German-speaking Methodists, to form the United Methodist Church.
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 African Methodist Episcopal Church - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Methodist: The church's roots are in the Methodist church.
The chief executive and administrative officers of the African Methodist Episcopal denomination are the Bishops of the church.
The church was born in protest against slavery—against dehumanization of African people, brought to the American continent as cheap labor.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/African_Methodist_Episcopal_Church   (1325 words)

  
 METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCHES
York Street Methodist Episcopal Church is the child of Sands Street Church, whose congregation had so increased that, in 1823, during the pastorate of the eloquent William Ross, it was found necessary to erect another house of worship.
Summerfield M. Church, located on the corner of Washington and Greene avenues, was the result of a meeting held on the 27th of January, 1851, at the residence of Mr.
A church and parsonage are to be erected.
www.panix.com /~cassidy/STILES/METHODISTCHURCHES.html   (8321 words)

  
 AME Church History
In 1799, Richard Allen was ordained minister of the church by Bishop Francis Asbury of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
In 1799, Richard Allen was ordained minister of the church by Bishop Francis Asbury of the Methodist Episcopal Church.In 1816, Asbury consecrated Allen bishop of the newly organized African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The demolition of the brick church began on August 7, 1889, and on August 24 ground was broken for the new church at 9:15 a.m.
www.camelotcastle.org /history.htm   (1126 words)

  
 African Methodist Episcopal Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A short time after the formation of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States in 1784 trouble occurred between the fl and white members of St George's Church, Philadelphia (also see United Methodist Church).
In 1816 a national meeting was called and it was decided to establish a fully separate African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) of which Allen was ordained the first Bishop.
The church experienced a steady growth in the North and West and a rapid expansion into the South after the Civil War, when most fls were free to join a non-white church for the first time.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/christ/esp/amec.html   (391 words)

  
 Methodist Episcopal Church - KS-Cyclopedia - 1912
Early in the '40s it was seen that the church was divided upon the question of slavery and in 1844, the Southern churches withdrew from the jurisdiction of the general conference, deciding upon a separate organization to be known as the Methodist Episcopal church, South.
In 1860 the Free Methodist church was organized in New York with but slight modifications of the articles of the Methodist church, but some change in the form of government.
The first Methodist church was established at Doniphan on May 10, 1857, and a church edifice erected early in the '60s.
skyways.lib.ks.us /kansas/genweb/archives/1912/m/methodist_episcopal_church.html   (1268 words)

  
 Kilmarnock Methodist Episcopal Church, South   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
While the first meeting house erected for Methodist use is thought to be the Log Meeting House build on Sam's Creek in Maryland in 1764 and the formal organization of the Church itself took place in Baltimore, it was actually on the soil of Virginia that much of the Methodist tradition was born.
The Methodist Protestant Church of Wicomico Church was one of several Methodist Churches in Virginia that split away from the main body, mainly because of dissension over the election of Elders.
The Reverend Porter Hardy* was assigned by the Virginia Methodist Conference to the lower Northern Neck in 1904.
www.gbgm-umc.org /kilmarnockumc/historybook.htm   (4610 words)

  
 African Methodist Episcopal
Allen was ordained in 1799, and the church was formally organized in 1816.
So began a dissatisfaction in the hearts of many fls with regards to the Methodist church (which was itself in a gestational period in 1784).
The AME Church does not sanction Pentecostal teachings such as "speaking in tongues," yet this is a significant component of Cherry's teachings.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/ame.html   (2152 words)

  
 The Black Methodist Episcopal Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Aunt Katie was so dedicated to the church, that even after she married Samuel Peterson and he went to White Point (near Liverpool) to live and do farming, she remained in Liverpool to help with church affairs and especially to help the Black children.
During the earlier days of the church, the community filled their church to it's capacity, but in later years the congregation declined for the reasons mentioned earlier.
Elva Whynot told me in 1994 that her dad, Charlie West, was the last surviving Trustee of the church and as a result, he became owner of the property on which the church once stood.
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 Christianity and slavery
Methodists in the state of Georgia followed John Wesley's lead and condemned slavery.
The Roman Catholic Church reversed its stance "from the affirmation to the condemnation of slavery.
Previous church documents clearly stated that slavery was quite permissible, as long as the slave was a non-Christian and the slave's captors were fighting in a just war.
www.religioustolerance.org /chr_slav2.htm   (2028 words)

  
 History of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Those who founded the CME Church had been members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, while they were slaves.
Methodists were very effective in preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to slaves.
In their freedom, however, former slaves realized that continued membership in the church of their former masters was neither desirable nor practical.
www.godonthe.net /cme/history/cme_hist.htm   (737 words)

  
 History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The A.M.E. Church is a member of the family of Methodist Churches.
But the A.M.E. Church originated as a protest against the inhumane treatment which the helpless people of African descent were forced to accept from the white people belonging to the St. George Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He and his brother joined the Methodist Society and started going to their classes with John Gray(their class leader) in the style of the Methodist Church.
www.ame-church.org /amehist.htm   (1013 words)

  
 Trainer Methodist Episcopal Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Methodist Church at Trainer, Pa., had its beginnings around 1890 and was the result of cottage prayer meetings held in various homes in the mill village.
Isett was pastor at Cokesbury Methodist Church in Marcus Hook, where the Trainer Methodists worshipped, a stirring revival was held in which a great number of people were added to the communicants from Trainer.
This beautiful edifice with its parsonage is built of Cynwyd stone and is considered one of the beautiful churches in the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church.
www.oldchesterpa.com /trainermechurch.htm   (1115 words)

  
 Emanuel A.M.E. Church
The church's 1400 members soon thereafter established themselves an African Methodist Episcopal church, a denomination formally established in 1816 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In 1822 the church was investigated for its involvement with a planned slave revolt.
The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church is located at 110 Calhoun St. It is open to the public Monday-Friday 9:00am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/charleston/ema.htm   (548 words)

  
 Site of the Organization of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The northern majority demanded that the bishop cease exercising the functions of his office until this impediment was removed, and that led to an impasse with the southern conferences.
The Methodist Episcopal Church was the largest denomination in the United States, and its division was to many observers an omen of what could happen to the nation as well as to other churches.
The Fourth Street Methodist Episcopal Church, built in 1816, was the second home of the first Methodist society in Louisville (1806).
www.gcah.org /Heritage_Landmarks/Mecsouth.htm   (592 words)

  
 Bethel African Methodist Church ~ Bloomfield, CT
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Bloomfield, CT is a divinely inspired Christian community that is dedicated to the establishment and preservation of God-intended, spirit-filled relationships.
The earliest documented proof of the existence of Bethel A.M.E. Church is an obituary clipping of the late Mr.
The new church houses class rooms, a State of Connecticut certified kitchen, the pastor’s office and administrative offices, a beautiful sanctuary with a seating capacity of 1200, a large social hall, a computer lab, a Day Care, and the Bethel Center for Humane Services.
www.bethelbloomfieldct.com   (2123 words)

  
 Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church
The AME Church, with roots that go back to 1787 in the United States, has been serving the African-American (Black) community from the days of slavery to the present time.
METHODIST - refers to the church's membership in the family of Methodist churches.
The Macedonia AME Church is a member of the North Texas Annual Conference, 10th Episcopal District, AMEC, where the Right Reverend Gregory G. Ingram is the presiding Prelate and President of the North Texas Conference.
www.macedonia-ame.org   (495 words)

  
 African Methodist Episcopal Church
The AME church in the North served as a place of worship, a social and cultural center, a political meeting place, a hiding place for fugitives, a training ground for potential community leaders, and one of the few places where free fls could express their true feelings.
Free fls in Cumberland were no different than their counterparts in other large and growing Northern cities, and in 1847, after worshiping for years from the balcony of Cumberland's Methodist Episcopal Centre Street Church, a group of free fls decided to leave the predominantly white congregation and organize their own church.
Rebuilt to fit the growing congregation in 1871 and 1875, the Cumberland AME Church constructed their present building in 1891 in the "Methodist tradition" with the sanctuary on the second floor, and the Sunday school class rooms situated on the ground floor.
www.cr.nps.gov /nR/travel/cumberland/afm.htm   (337 words)

  
 A A World . Reference Room . Articles . African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church | PBS
Black Methodist church in the United States, organized in 1821; it adopted its present name in 1848.
They built their first church (Zion) in 1800 and were served for many years by white ministers of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
The church is Methodist in doctrine and church government; a general conference is held every four years.
www.pbs.org /wnet/aaworld/reference/articles/amezion.html   (159 words)

  
 OBHO: British Methodist Episcopal Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Christ Church - St. James, BME, known as "the BME Church," one of the oldest Black congregations in Canada, suffered a tragic loss when its building at 460 Shaw Street was destroyed by arson on April 16,1998.
The British Methodist Episcopal Church traces its origins back to the 1830s, when ministers from the U.S.-based African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church came to Canada to preach to recent Black settlers who had fled the US via the Underground Railroad.
The BME Church had just renovated its kitchen facilities prior to launching a new Seniors Nutrition Program, but this project, and all the Church's activities, were suddenly interrupted by the devastating fire.
collections.ic.gc.ca /obho/places/places_of_worship/bme.html   (369 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online: AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
The African Methodist Episcopal Church grew out of a protest by Richard Allen against racial discrimination in St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, in 1787.
The first African Methodist Episcopal Church missionary in Texas, M. Clark, arrived in Galveston in 1866, after the surrender of the Confederacy and the end of slavery.
In addition to its religious functions, the African Methodist Church has helped fls maintain a sense of community and provided them with a place to express their demands for civil rights.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/AA/ima2.html   (570 words)

  
 The Ninth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
The Ninth Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Wonder left a charge with the churches to continue to be a beacon to the youth in our community, and provide role models and mentors to our youth and after-school programs.
Copyright © 2003-2006 by the Ninth Episcopal District Of The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.
www.ninthdistrictcme.org   (359 words)

  
 The Origin of the A.M.E. Zion Church
The church, by then known as the Methodist Episcopal Church, granted preaching licenses to a few fl men, but they were rarely allowed to preach, even to other fl members of the church.
In many Methodist churches, fl worshippers were segregated from white members and were forced to sit in the church gallery rather than in the main area of worship.
century, the church was in the forefront of the antislavery movement.
www.wesleyan.edu /libr/schome/amezion/case1.htm   (468 words)

  
 A A World . Reference Room . Articles . African Methodist Episcopal Church | PBS
Black Methodist church in the United States, formally organized in 1816.
) was ordained its minister by Bishop Francis Asbury of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
In 1816 Asbury consecrated Allen bishop of the newly organized African Methodist Episcopal Church.
www.pbs.org /wnet/aaworld/reference/articles/ame.html   (157 words)

  
 Methodist Episcopal Church Terminology @ Encyclopedia.LocalColorArt.com (Local Color Encyclopedia)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Methodist Episcopal Church, sometimes referred to as the M.E. Francis Asbury and Thomas Coke were the first bishops.
In the late 1840s, separate Conferences (the Methodist equivalent of a diocese) were formed for German-speaking members of the Methodist Episcopal Church who were not members of the Evangelical United Brethren (EUB).
Louis German Conference, which in 1925 was assimilated into the surrounding English-speaking conferences, including the Illinois Conference.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Methodist_Episcopal_Church   (318 words)

  
 Zoar United Methodist Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The members of this new church never loosed their ties to the Methodist Episcopal Church, making Zoar the oldest fl congregation in the United Methodist tradition with a continuous existence.
The church was remodeled in 1897, and in 1926 Zoar opened a Community Center on adjacent property.
The sanctuary originally housed a Methodist Protestant congregation, then "The Reformed Episcopal Church of the Covenant." It was then used as a refrigeration plant before it was purchased in 1883 by a philanthropist who sold it to the Zoar congregation for $1.00.
www.gcah.org /Heritage_Landmarks/Zoar.htm   (510 words)

  
 Methodist Episcopal Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Wesley and the early Methodist leaders had been vocal opponents of the slave trade and slavery itself.
As a national church, The Methodist Episcopal Church diplomatically avoided any denunciation of slavery or slaveholders.
In the 1840s, several congregations and ministers in New England and New York left to form the Wesleyan Methodist Connection of America.
www.elkgrove.org /Wesleyan/m_e_church.htm   (126 words)

  
 BOSTON AVENUE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Louis Sullivan's plan of the St. Paul's Methodist Church (1914, Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is a similar, earlier, example of the new concept in church plan that established the idea of having Sunday School and fellowship rooms in a formal wing adjacent to a worship center.
Hailed by architectural critics around the nation in 1929, Boston Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church continued to be counted one of the most important examples of Bruce Goff's work.
The Boston Avenue Methodist Episcopal Church was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 (NR 78002270) and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1999.
www.ok-history.mus.ok.us /enc/bostonave.htm   (458 words)

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