Awards:

Awards:

A grant totaling $5000 will be available every other year. Applicants may re-apply after not being approved in any given year. An evaluation must be submitted within one year of receiving the grant.

Happy Anniversary

Happy Anniversary

The Board of Trustees of the African American Methodist Heritage Center (AAMHC) congratulates Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) as you celebrate 50 Years of Making a Difference and we celebrate 15 Years of Service ourselves! Share your legacy with the United Methodist Church through The African American Methodist Heritage Center. Our mission is to […]

Winter 2016 Journal

Winter 2016 Journal

The recent dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, DC reminds United Methodists of their creative and crucial role in the history of people of color. Both Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglas received their beginnings from Methodist societies on the Eastern shore of Maryland and […]

The Global Church: A New Reality

The Global Church: A New Reality

At the 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore., for the first time, United Methodists experienced a new reality — what it means to be a global church. Some people commented on the presence of spontaneity, passion, evangelistic fervor and vitality offered by churches from Africa and the Philippines. European delegates with their multiple language skills […]

We've Come this Far By Faith

We’ve Come this Far By Faith

View Trailer of the DVD for your Jurisdiction “We’ve Come This Far by Faith” a series of 5 DVDs representing the history of African Americans in Methodism in all jurisdictions of the UMC . For many years, there was a concern that the legacy of African Americans in Methodism was being lost because heirs were […]

Grand opening of the Claflin University AAMHC

Grand opening of the Claflin University AAMHC

Grand opening of the Claflin University African American Heritage Center on Thursday, May 11, 2017 in the H. V. Manning Library, on the campus of Claflin University as part of the African American Heritage Program of the African American Methodist Heritage Center (AAMHC). Photo of President Henry N. Tisdale, President, and Rev. Dr. Joseph Wilson, […]

Photos from BMCR 2016

Photos from BMCR 2016

BMCR represents and is dedicated to more than 2,400 Black United Methodist congregations and approximately 500,000 African American members across the United States.

Annual Report of  The African American Methodist Heritage Center

Annual Report of The African American Methodist Heritage Center

African American Methodist Heritage Center Annual Report of The African American Methodist Heritage Center To The 50h Annual Meeting of the Black Methodists for Church Renewal – March 8, 2017 “… each of you take up a stone … so that this may be a sign among you. When  your children ask in time to […]

AFRICAN-AMERICAN METHODIST HERITAGE CENTER CELEBRATES 15T ANNIVERSARY

AFRICAN-AMERICAN METHODIST HERITAGE CENTER CELEBRATES 15T ANNIVERSARY

2016 marked the 15th anniversary of the beginning of the African-American Methodist heritage center in Madison, new jersey. for many years, there was a concern that the legacy of African-Americans in Methodism was being lost because heirs were not always aware that items like papers, journals or photographs were of value to the church. the […]