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 […]
Retired United Methodist Bishop William Wesley “Bill” Morris died Thursday morning, Jan. 14, having suffered a massive heart attack at home, the Tennessee Conference reported.
The Office of Communications of the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) is pleased to announce the launch of MyCallStory.org. This new site is designed to encourage United Methodists around the world to share their story of ministry through short videos. AAMHC encourages it’s constituency to participate in order to ensure that the […]
View a 1992 television interview, United Methodist Bishop Leontine Kelly spoke about her faith and said, “I am grateful for having been nurtured in a particular faith.” Her father, the Rev. David D. Turpeau, was a Methodist minister who also served in the Ohio House of Representatives. Her mother. SAVE THE DATE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, […]
Now More than EverEvents at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. on June 17, 2015 in which Dylan Roof, a young white man, killed and wounded members of this historic black church remind us that we continue to be engaged in a full-blown battle against evil forces.
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 […]
“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 […]
Board of Trustees Meeting of November 14-15, 2014 Hyatt Place Baltimore/BWI – Linthicum Heights, Maryland Members Present: Row 1, L-R, Rev. Fred Day, Ms. Angella Current-Felder, Mr. Donald Lusk, Row 2, Rev. Arnold Parks, Ms. Barbara Thompson, Ms. Carol Travis, Ms. Ruth Lawson, Dr. Walter McKelvey, Rev. Joseph Wilson, Ms. Cynthia Bond Hopson, Dr. […]
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…
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 […]