Growing The Church During A Pandemic

By cmechurchadmin | August 1, 2020

 Growing The Church During A Pandemic  Rev. Leon C. Moore, Jr., General Secretary of Evangelism and Missions   Although the doors for many churches have been closed since mid-March 2020, we have a unique opportunity as pastors and laity to look at innovative ways to grow the local church. Doing things right the first…

Bereavement Notice: Rev. Lawrence P. Lakey, Former Judicial Council Justice

By cmechurchadmin | July 28, 2020

Dear CME Family, The Reverend Lawrence Patrick Lakey, former Judicial Council Justice, passed on Monday, July 20, 2020. Rev. Lakey, who had served in the Ninth Episcopal District most of his itinerant ministry (in the Alaska-Pacific, Oklahoma, and Northern California Regions as pastor and presiding elder), retired in recent years near Houston in Pearland, Texas. He became…

Prayer Call

Join the Connectional Prayer Ministry Calls – Week 30

By cmechurchadmin | July 19, 2020

“The Church Reopening” Webinar on Saturday, 6/13

By cmechurchadmin | June 7, 2020

Join Us For This Special Webinar The Church Reopening: Health, Legal and Safety Implications…And More Saturday, June 13, 1 PM EST ~ The Webinar will be Recorded View on Facebook Live – The Official CME Page Join by Zoom Password: CME1870 Webinar ID: 991 2573 8964 Dial in by telephone: (for higher quality, dial…

FUNERAL ANNOUNCEMENT Service for Bishop Ronald M. Cunningham

By cmechurchadmin | June 7, 2020

            The funeral service for Bishop Ronald M. Cunningham, the 53rd Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, will be on Friday, June 12, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. at the Cedar Crest Cathedral CME Church, 1616 E. Illinois Avenue, Dallas, Texas  75216.             Bishop Cunningham died Tuesday, June 2, 2020.             Because of coronavirus related…

Statement of the College of Bishops: Protests Over Murder of George Floyd

By cmechurchadmin | June 5, 2020

For Immediate Release Statement of the College of Bishops Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Protests over Murder of George Floyd “I have seen the affliction of my people; and I have heard their cries.”     The bishops of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church feel the anger and outrage felt by all who saw that white policeman holding…

Updated: OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: Unity Summit 2020 Rescheduled General Connectional Board to Be Held Virtually

By cmechurchadmin | June 2, 2020

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 Unity Summit, scheduled to be held in Dallas, Texas, August 31-Sept. 4, 2020, has been rescheduled for the year 2021.  The official dates for the Unity Summit 2021, which will convene in Dallas Texas, are August 28-September 3, 2021 (inclusive of the Connectional Lay Institute). Also, this…


Make “Opening Up” a Loving and Caring Decision By Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick

By cmechurchadmin | May 24, 2020

Dear CME Family,            It is not President Trump’s job to tell God’s churches when or how or why to worship.  That is not any President’s or secular leader’s job.  We agree with President Trump that worship is essential, and we urge him and all who lead us in the secular domain and in God’s…

A Message About Re-Opening CME Church Buildings From The College of Bishops

By cmechurchadmin | May 22, 2020

Dear CME Family, Our prayer is that you are weathering the challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, sustained by faith and surrounded by God’s love and mercy! To those who have experienced the virus up close, as a patient or a family member, and to those who have lost loved ones, we offer special prayers. We…


Tornado Relief

By cmechurchadmin | May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020 TO:             Members of the C.M.E. Church FROM:       The Emergency Relief Committee SUBJECT:   Tornado Relief As you are aware about two weeks ago several tornados touched down and left its damages in the states of Mississippi and Alabama as it moved eastward.  Having heard from the Bishops in those areas, many CMEs, particularly…