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us: African Methodist Episcopal Church


  • [The African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded in 1816, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States.]

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    • us: A.M.E. Church
    • us: AME Church
    • us: A.M.E.
    • us: AME
    • us: A.M.E. (Bethel) Church
    • us: AMEC
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    • found: The Christian recorder, 1943-
    • found: Walker, C. E. A rock in a weary land, c1981: CIP info. (A.M.E. Church)
    • found: HIV/AIDS prevention education curriculum ... c1993: t.p. (African Methodist Episcopal Church, A.M.E.)
    • found: Walls, W.J. The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1974: p. 460 (A.M.E. (Bethel) Church)
    • found: MWA/NAIP files (established at Philadelphia 1816 with Rev. Richard Allen consecrated as first bishop; not to be confused with the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, established N.Y.C. 1820)
    • found: The Lord's dominion, the history of Canadian methodism, c1996: p. 7 (British Methodist Episcopal Church is a Canadian offshoot of the African Methodist Episcopal Church) p. 123, etc. (British Methodist Episcopal connexion; Canada Conference in 1856 felt disadvantage of ties to American parent group and established the independent British Methodist Episcopal connexion at Chatham) p. 444 (British (African) Methodist Episcopal Church still in existence)
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American culture and history, 1996: v. 1, p. 64 (In the 19th century the African Methodist Episcopal Church expanded outside of the U.S.; in 1884, the British Methodist Episcopal (BME) Church, in existence since 1856, reunited with the African Methodist Episcopal Church)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed June 21, 2013 (African Methodist Episcopal Church, usually called the A.M.E. Church, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States; associations: National Council of Churches, World Council of Churches, Churches Uniting in Christ)
    • found: Its Web site, viewed June 21, 2013 homepage (African Methodist Episcopal Church, AME Church, AMEC) our history (The AMEC grew out of the Free African Society) contact us (500 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203, cio@ame-church.com) {http://www.ame-church.com/}
  • General Notes

    • [The African Methodist Episcopal Church, founded in 1816, is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination based in the United States.]
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    • 1980-05-14: new
    • 2013-09-14: revised
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