AME Family. They won’t be troubled with us anymore. African Methodist Episcopal Church. http://pathways.thinkport.org/about/about8.cfm. Richard Allen founded the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. It is the “mother” church for AME. http://docsouth.unc.edu/church/images/richallens.jpg.
They won’t be troubled with us anymore
It is the “mother” church for AME.
He became a member of the “Evangelical Wesleyan movement because of its work against slavery.Richard Allen
A balcony was constructed to accommodate the growth.
However, they unknowingly sat in the section reserved for whites.
During a prayer, a white trustee told Allen to move immediately to the back.
Jones asked to finish his prayer--but was refused.The “removal”
Richard Allen became the first bishop after Daniel Coker declined.
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