WASHINGTON (RNS) — Known for moderating election-season debates, Ifill was the daughter of parents who were from the Caribbean and became deeply involved in the AME Church.
(The Conversation) — Inspired by the pioneering AME evangelist Jarena Lee, Tubman came to understand that women could hold religious authority.
(RNS) — The bishops cited their concerns about the future of the NAACP while acknowledging both historically black organizations are 'old' and need to revamp.
(RNS) The denomination, echoing Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, pointed to research that shows climate change has a negative impact on people of color.
(RNS) He shared with fellow members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church how his faith is helping him cope with the diagnosis.
(RNS) Two centuries later, members of the African Methodist Episcopal Church made another pilgrimage to Philadelphia for the denomination’s General Conference.
(RNS) The sudden departure of the Rev. Betty Deas Clark marks another jolt for the historic black church where a gunman allegedly killed the pastor and eight congregants a year ago.
(RNS) The U.S. Postal Service called Richard Allen “an inspiring figure whose life and work resonate profoundly in American history.”
WELLSTON, Mo. (RNS) The scholarships would cover four years’ tuition at colleges and universities operated by the AME, AME Zion and CME historically black denominations.
WASHINGTON (RNS) A bronze statue of civil rights heroine Rosa Parks was unveiled Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol, a day for fellow members of her African Methodist Episcopal Church to celebrate one of their own among the pantheon of American heroes.
First lady Michelle Obama held up the church as the place to deal with political issues and the catalyst for getting people to the polls in a keynote speech to African Methodist Episcopal Church members on Thursday (June 28). By Adelle M. Banks.