Bishop McLee, ‘champion’ for marginalized people, dies

Bishop McLee, ‘champion’ for marginalized people, dies

Bishop Martin D. McLee, leader of The United Methodist Church’s New York Area, died Sept. 6. He had been on leave of absence due to illness since July. McLee would have been 59 years old Sept. 10.

Autumn 2014 Journal Click to View

Autumn 2014 Journal Click to View

My father’s Volkswagen bus was the last in a long line of buses that he used to travel throughout the State of South Carolina and beyond to make life better for “his people.”

Spring Journal 2014 Click to View

Spring Journal 2014 Click to View

The African American Methodist Heritage Center (AAMHC) is a ministry of the United Methodist Church and Methodism at large. It views the church and its ministry in retrospect and prospect,  

African American Methodist Heritage Center

African American Methodist Heritage Center

AAMHC Board of Directors annual meeting February 2013, in Linthicum,MD.

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New staff Support Carol Travis

The African American Methodist Heritage Center (AAMHC) is blessed to have staff     support from Carol Travis. As the Executive Assistant, a part-time position, she is the person who returns phone calls, answers correspondence, sets up meetings, publishes the AAMHC Journal, and does whatever else needs to be done. Carol has been associated with AAMHC since […]

 Gammon Theological Seminary

Gammon Theological Seminary

Wall hanging given to Gammon Theological Seminary to commemorating its status as first African American Methodist Heritage site., presented by Donald Lusk, member of Board of Directors of the AAMHC

Annual Report  2014

Annual Report 2014

Annual Report of The African American Methodist Heritage Center To The 47th Annual Meeting of the Black Methodists for Church Renewal – March 28, 2014  No tree can flourish without its roots. Some roots are very deep and not easy to find or to trace. These are the roots of many of the hundreds of […]

A precious part of history, spirituals continue to heal

A precious part of history, spirituals continue to heal

By Pamela Crosby African-American spirituals, also known as Negro spirituals, are a familiar, precious part of American history. Today their melodies are an integral part of worship services. Often sung as part of Martin Luther King Jr. birthday and Black History Month celebrations, oppressed people worldwide continue to use them as protest and liberation songs. […]