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African American Methodist Heritage Center

African American Methodist Heritage Center

  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. […]

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…

The 48th Annual BMCR Meeting

The 48th Annual BMCR Meeting

 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 […]

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.

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

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.”

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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 […]

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. […]

BMCR Meeting

BMCR Meeting

47th Meeting, March 28-29, 2014, St. Louis, Missouri We are only a few weeks away from the 2014 Special Meeting of Black Methodists for Church Renewal. We have much work to do and we have much to celebrate in the life of the church and by way of what we are endeavoring to do in […]