African American Methodist Heritage Center to The 46th Annual Meeting of Black Methodists for Church Renewal – March 13-15, 2013 “ …when your children shall ask their parents in time to come, saying, ‘What do these stones mean?’ then you shall let your children know, ‘Israel crossed over the Jordan here on dry ground’.” (Joshua […]
(retired) as Board of Directors President Linthicum Heights, Md.—The United Methodist Church’s African American Methodist Heritage Center (AAMHC) announced the election of Bishop Woodie W. White (retired) as Board of Directors President at a Feb. 8-9 meeting. A long-time United Methodist and Black Methodists for Church Renewal (BMCR) member, White brings a treasure of history […]
United Methodist Bishop Leontine T.C. Kelly, the first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination, preaches at a Methodist church in College Park, Ga., in 2004. Kelly, 92, died in Oakland on June 28. Leontine T.C. Kelly, a daughter and wife of ministers who followed her own calling and became the first black woman […]
Black Methodists for Church Renewal OK major restructure to reflect diversity of denomination A new Black Methodists for Church Renewal was born Friday, March 15, 2013, when members attending the 2013 annual meeting approved a major restructure of the official caucus that advocates for Black Methodists in The United Methodist Church.