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May 7, 2020

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ROCK HILL, SC – Clinton College has announced today that the senior bishop of the A.M.E. Zion Church, George Edward Battle Jr., will be the speaker for the college’s 125th Founders Day in March. Bishop Battle, who is an alumnus of Clinton College and a well-known activ...

February 23, 2019

The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church has many women who are virtuous and of noble character, who embody the words of Proverbs 31:10-31. We restate those words to salute our sisters as Zion Women saluting Zion Women.

Zion women have labored and continue to labor i...

November 18, 2018

By Reverend Kenneth Swann and
Mr. Joseph King Davis, Jr.

It was on September 11, 1968 that family and friends filled the St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Red Springs NC to witness the trial sermon of 17-year-old Brother Kenneth Monroe. That day began...

November 18, 2018

CHARLOTTE, NC – Our 135th Church Anniversary, September 4th through the 9th, 2018 began with a spirit of humbleness and gratitude as we all gathered in His Presence at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion, where Dr. Dwayne Anthony Walker is pastor.  Our anniversary affords us the o...

November 18, 2018

ASHEVILLE, NC – Hopkins Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church observed its 150th year Anniversary on Sunday, September 2, 2018. The pastor was Rev. Herbert  Grant. The theme was, “Celebrating Christian Ministry and Service After 150 Years.” The three-day weekend celebratory events...

October 15, 2018

NEW HAVEN, CT – The New England Annual Conference met June 13 -17, 2018.  Under the visionary leadership of  the Right Reverend Dennis Vernon Proctor, it was held at the Hartford Marriott in Farmington, CT, but hosted by the Varick Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, New Have...

October 15, 2018

ROCK HILL, SC – Clinton College named Lester McCorn, who has led the college as acting president for the past year, the school’s 13th president. Clinton, a historically black college, has been open in Rock Hill, S.C. since 1894.

Clinton College has a new leader, and he’...

September 14, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – The end of an era has come! One of the senior pastors of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Rev. Dr. Vernon Antonio Shannon, has officially retired from over 55 years in service to our denomination as a beloved pastor and elder statesman....

September 14, 2018

ATLANTA, GA – The Georgia Conference of the South Atlantic Episcopal District culminated its Sesquicentennial Anniversary with a Legacy Awards Gala. This momentous, formal black-tie occasion was a red-carpet celebration with distinguished Bishops, Presiding Elders, Pas...

August 8, 2018

Birmingham, AL – An aggregate body of the of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church accompanied Bishop George E. Battle, Jr., Senior Bishop of the AME Zion Church and Presiding Prelate of the Piedmont Episcopal District, to the 38th Quadrennial Session...

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