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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, […]

The African American Methodist Heritage Center Offers New Grant Opportunity

The African American Methodist Heritage Center Offers New Grant Opportunity

For Immediate Release June 22, 2017 Madison, NJ CONTACT- Carol L. Travis, Executive Assistant – info@aamhc-umc.org  The African American Methodist Heritage Center Offers New Grant Opportunity The African American Methodist Heritage Center (AAMHC) announced today a new grant opportunity to local United Methodist African American congregations doing/planning innovative ways to recover, preserve and/or present their […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oral History And You

Oral History And You

The African American Methodist Heritage Center (AAMHC) is establishing an oral history library to recover and preserve the stories of African American lay and clergy Methodists who were active beyond the local church during the period of the Central Jurisdiction and its subsequent merger with the geographical jurisdictions. We stand on the shoulders of those […]

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 […]

T. C. Kelly, Open Air Chapel

T. C. Kelly, Open Air Chapel

Gulfside ‘Restoration’ – Methodist leaders gather at retreat center United Methodist leaders and visitors from across the country gathered Saturday on sacred ground in Waveland for the restoration of a historic outdoor retreat center. Gulfside Assembly leaders hosted a ceremony to honor the first structure erected on the property since Hurricane Katrina. The deadly hurricane […]