African Methodist Episcopal Church

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The African Methodist Episcopal Church is a Christian denomination that was founded in 1816 by Richard Allen, a former slave. The AME Church is the first independent Protestant denomination to be founded by black people; though it welcomes and has members of all ethnicities.

African Methodist Episcopal Church

The AME Church has over 2.5 million members in the United States and over 1 million members in Africa. The denomination has a strong presence in the Caribbean, Canada, and Europe.

The AME Church is a connexional church, which means that it is governed by a system of annual conferences. The highest authority in the AME Church is the General Conference, which meets every four years.

The AME Church is known for its emphasis on social justice and its commitment to the empowerment of African Americans. The denomination has been involved in many civil rights movements, and it continues to be a voice for justice and equality.

Here are some of the key beliefs of the African Methodist Episcopal Church:

  • The Bible is the inspired word of God and the supreme authority for all matters of faith and practice.
  • Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the only Savior of the world.
  • Salvation is by grace through faith in Jesus Christ alone.
  • Baptism is a believer’s immersion in water in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  • The Lord’s Supper is a symbolic observance of the body and blood of Jesus Christ.
  • The local church is the primary expression of the body of Christ.
  • Mission to all nations is the Great Commission of the church.

The AME Church is a growing denomination that is committed to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. The church is also involved in a wide range of social ministries, such as education, healthcare, and community service.

The AME Church is a significant denomination in American history and culture. It has played a major role in the fight for civil rights and equality, and it continues to be a force for good in the world.

List of Christian Denominations in USA

  1. Conservative Congregational Christian Conference
  2. Reformed Catholic Church
  3. Church of God Cleveland
  4. North American Baptist Conference
  5. Church of God Holiness
  6. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
  7. Congregational Holiness Church
  8. International Pentecostal Holiness Church
  9. Christian Reformed Church in North America
  10. United Pentecostal Church International
  11. Christian Union
  12. Church of God Anderson
  13. Alliance of Baptists
  14. Association of Free Lutheran Congregations
  15. Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
  16. Congregational Methodist Church
  17. Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
  18. Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship
  19. National Baptist Convention of America
  20. Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
  21. American Baptist Association
  22. Mennonite Church USA
  23. Progressive National Baptist Convention
  24. International Church of the Foursquare Gospel
  25. Reformed Episcopal Church
  26. Pentecostal Church of God
  27. Pentecostal Assemblies of the World
  28. Missionary Church
  29. Bible Fellowship Church
  30. Evangelical Free Church of America
  31. Independent Baptist
  32. Reformed Church in America
  33. Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod
  34. Orthodox Presbyterian Church
  35. Disciples of Christ church
  36. Orthodox Church in America
  37. Worldwide Church of God
  38. Brethren Church
  39. National Baptist Convention
  40. Evangelical Covenant Church
  41. Christian and Missionary Alliance
  42. Evangelical Presbyterian Church
  43. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  44. Church of God of Prophecy
  45. Church of the Brethren
  46. Church of God in Christ
  47. Presbyterian Church in America
  48. Churches of Christ
  49. United Church of Christ
  50. Roman Catholic Church
  51. Southern Baptist Convention
  52. Seventh-day Adventist Church
  53. United Methodist Church
  54. Calvary Chapel
  55. Church of the Nazarene
  56. Assemblies of God
  57. The Episcopal Church