Announcements

6th Episcopal District Annual Conferences

By cmechurchadmin | June 20, 2020

South Georgia Region Annual Conference – July 6-7, 2020 Registration: Guest Delegate West Georgia Region Annual Conference – July 8-9, 2020 Registration: Guest Delegate Central Georgia Region Annual Conference – July 20-21, 2020 Registration: Guest Delegate Georgia North Region Annual Conference – July 22-23, 2020 Registration: Guest Delegate

INVITATION: CME CED VBS Virtual Exposition (6/20)

By cmechurchadmin | June 17, 2020

Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield, General Secretary Department of Christian Education P.O. Box 16507  –  Memphis, TN  38186-6507 For additional information contact: Charles L. Coney, Technology Consultant   (901) 264-9116 charles.coney@thecmechurchced.org     “Come Join us for a Virtual Vacation Bible School Exposition” Register in advance for this meeting ($10/person) using the link below: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvceyopz4sHNxF0r4w4FVpdqVHtDe4NZqC    …

“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 www.facebook.com/thecmechurch Join by Zoom Password: CME1870 Webinar ID: 991 2573 8964 Dial in by telephone: (for higher quality, dial…

Funeral Arrangements for Mr. Rudolph Best, the Brother of Presiding Bishop Bobby R. Best

By cmechurchadmin | June 7, 2020

Dear CME Family,  Mr. Rudolph Best, the brother of Presiding Bishop Bobby R. Best of the Ninth Episcopal District, passed on Saturday, June 6. in Rocky Mount, NC. He was the husband of Dorethene Best, father of Vanessa (Keith) Tyson of Forestville, MD, and grandfather of Charles DeMarco Best, Daniel Keith Tyson, and Rasaan Jeremiah…

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…

BISHOP RONALD M. CUNNINGHAM PASSES JUNE 2, 2020

By cmechurchadmin | June 2, 2020

I regret to inform you that Bishop Ronald McKinley Cunningham, the 53rd Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, died this morning, June 2, 2020. Funeral arrangements will be announced as soon as available; Black and Clark Funeral Home (2517 E. Illinois Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75216; 214-376-8297) is in charge of arrangements. Bishop Cunningham was…

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A TIME LIKE LAMENTATIONS: More than 101,000 Dead of Pandemic; and Only God Knows How Many Dead of Racism

By cmechurchadmin | May 31, 2020

“Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by?” Lamentations 1:12 (NIV) Dear CME Family: This is a personal note (as all of mine are), but I believe I need to say in beginning this note that it does not represent the official views of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church.  These views are my…

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Zoom Applications Must Be Upgraded to Version 5.0 by May 30

By cmechurchadmin | May 29, 2020

Dear CME Family, We write to inform our connectional members that Zoom applications must be upgraded to version 5.0 by May 30 to ensure users have a uniform and safer experience. Zoom has made several improvements to the overall security of the video conferencing platform over the past few weeks. Zoom is now asking users to…