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
An official statement released by the Episcopal Church concerning the massacre at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston SC
The African Methodist Episcopal Church, or AME Church, is one of the historic black Methodist churches in the United States. It was founded in Philadelphia PA by the Rt Revd Richard Allen, at that time a black Methodist minister.
This week’s movie review is of San Andreas where we are reminded that bad thing’s happen in this Creation, but our choice is how to live in harmony in God’s creation
On 15 JUN, +Gregory Kerr-Wilson, bishop diocesan of the Diocese of Calgary and +Melissa Skelton, bishop diocesan of the Diocese of New Westminster, in the Anglican Church of Canada, offered a formal apology to the survivors of a priest’s abuse.
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.
Many of the churches in Charleston SC are planning to ring their bells simultaneously at 10:00 am EDST tomorrow, Sunday, 21 JUN. The event is planned as a show of unity with the congregation of Emanuel AME Church after the tragic fatal attack that occurred there this past Wednesday evening.
This cautionary tale should remind all of us that what we say and what we do have to line up.