Emanuel AME Church


Changing Racism I Class, Fall 2015.

Race Matters: Seeking to bridge the divide

White privilege, inter-cultural, micro-aggressions, unconscious bias, cultural competency, racial equity… While “prejudice,” “diversity” and “inclusiveness” may be familiar terms to many, these more in-depth concepts are becoming known by an… Read more

Robert Griggs prays with others outside Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, SC

Bishops call on churches to pray, preach against racism

Bishop Peggy Johnson asks all Eastern PA Conference churches to offer special prayers this Sunday, Sept. 6, (and on subsequent Sundays) for an end to racism. Her request is in… Read more

Congregation at Prayer Vigil, Mother Bethel AME

UMs join interfaith vigil at Mother Bethel AME Church

If the young assailant who allegedly killed nine people at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Charleston, S.C., on June 17 wanted to start a “race war,” as he reportedly wrote,… Read more

Members of the North Georgia Conference, UMC, gather for a prayer vigil

Sermons address racism & Emanuel AME Church killings

Read UM News Service’s story, titled “Mourning for Charleston, then praying for action.” It reports numerous United Methodist expressions of sorrow, determination and hope responding to the racially motivated June… Read more

Robert Griggs prays with others outside Morris Brown AME Church in Charleston, SC

United Methodists send message to Charleston neighbors after church massacre

In response to the tragic shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, United Methodist Communications will send a message of healing, hope and peace from The United Methodist Church to… Read more