AAMHC Summer Journal

AAMHC Summer Journal

REMEMBERING LOVE Bishop Edgar Amos Love, a Methodist Minister Committed to Social Justice Bishop Edgar Amos Love, 1891- 1974, a Virginia native, was remembered and honored at a Historical Marker Ceremony held April 18, 2015 at John Wesley UMC in Harrisonburg…

Mother African Zoar’s Legacy

Mother African Zoar’s Legacy

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.

The 48th Annual BMCR Meeting

The 48th Annual BMCR Meeting

The 48th Annual BMCR Meeting will be held April 16-18, 2015 at the  Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Orlando, FL Download Registration Form and Hotel Info Here! 

Winter 2015 AMHC Journal

Winter 2015 AMHC Journal

Click to view the Winter 2015  Journal The AAMHC Journal is published several times a year by the African American Methodist Heritage Center

Timeline: Methodism in Black and White

Timeline: Methodism in Black and White

Timeline: Methodism in Black and White 1758 John Wesley baptizes two “Negro slaves,” at least one woman, thus setting the pattern for receiving people of color into the societies and the church. These two return to Antigua to start the Methodist society in the “new world.” 1760s Anne Schweitzer, a black woman, becomes a founding […]

Bishop White reads his 2015 letter to MLK

Bishop White reads his 2015 letter to MLK

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.

African American History Month

African American History Month

Celebrate African American History Month with this annual collection of devotions. Includes reading for each day of February based on a scripture passage, African American history, and a themed-based prayer. These devotions increase knowledge and awareness of African American history, foster pride in that history, and strengthen personal and communal faith, hope, and commitment to […]