They are the oldest AME congregation in the South. They are one of the oldest African American congregations south of Baltimore MD. The congregation was originally formed in 1816, for reasons much as it’s denominational affiliate, over discrimination by the white Christians, mostly Methodists, in Charleston.
Day: June 20, 2015
During a bond hearing for suspected shooter Dylann Storm Roof, the family members of victims spoke of the pain of their loss. But the reports stated that over and over, in spite of their deep sense of soulless tragedy, they expressed their forgiveness to Roof.