“A Century of Commitment, A Legacy of Love” was the theme of a joyous celebration of the former Delaware Annual Conference on May 30, 2015, the segregated but beloved conference of black Methodists in the region from 1864 until it merged in 1965. Philadelphia-born Bishop Gregory Palmer, Rev. Herbert Palmer (his Dad ), Bishop Ernest […]
Thank YOU BMCR And Friends For A Successful 48th General Meeting And For Your Loyal and Faithful Support! BMCR is the organized Black caucus of the United Methodist Church. We are one of the United Methodist denomination’s five U.S.-based ethnic caucuses. BMCR represents and is dedicated to more than 2,400 Black United Methodist congregations and approximately 500,000 […]
In the Bible, the city of Zoar was a place of refuge where Lot took his daughters after the destruction of Sodom. Mother African Zoar United Methodist Church in Philadelphia has also served as a refuge for more than 220 years.
Each January, retired United Methodist Bishop Woodie White pens a letter to his friend and fellow civil rights leader, the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.