About Us

The African American Methodist Heritage Center,Inc. (AAMHC) has, indeed, come this far by faith,leaning on the Lord. The Heritage Center is an offspring of Black Methodists for Church Renewal, Inc. (BMCR).

The Heritage Center is a non-profit organization, related to the United Methodist Church and is incorporated and registered in the state of New Jersey.  It possesses a tax exempt status under the IRS code, 501(c)3. The Center is comprised of  20 Board of Directors, representative of all jurisdictions, and one staff member.

The AAMHC’s purpose is to preserve, protect  and promote the great stories and struggles of a people called African Americans who have been a part of Methodism since its inception in the 1700’s.  Our purpose is to collect materials, artifacts, pictures and memorabilia from individuals, local churches and institutions.  We are then able to provide possibilities for research and displays.