Announcements

Preparing During Lent; But Preparing for What? by Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick

By cmechurchadmin | February 17, 2021

Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick Dear CME Family:           I am eternally indebted to my parents and to the churches of my first formation (Phillips CME in Huntsville, Ala., and Frazier CME in Athens, Ala.) and the church of a later formation (Scruggs Memorial, St. Louis, Mo.) for learning and exercising the importance of the Lenten…

The Message from General Secretary Rev. Leon C. Moore, Jr.

By cmechurchadmin | February 15, 2021

Have you ever thought about the power of a voice? Well, over the last few months we have listened to a lot of different voices, not just the audible voices but the voices of silence as well. The byproduct of the voice is speaking, the ability to express thoughts and feelings by articulating sound. In…

Learn How to Lose by Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick

By cmechurchadmin | February 14, 2021

Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick  Dear CME Family:           For more than 3 months – November, December, January, and now into February – President Donald J. Trump has denied that he lost the 2020 Presidential Election.  He has gone to the Courts to fight it, he has lamblasted companies that created the voting machines, he has…

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By cmechurchadmin | February 6, 2021
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Churches Uniting in Christ Release Resources for Lent 2021

By cmechurchadmin | February 2, 2021

Press Release Churches Uniting in Christ Release Resources for Lent 2021   Birmingham, AL: Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, Chair of the Coordinating Council of Churches Uniting in Christ announces the release of new, ecumenical resources for the use of local congregations for this year’s Lenten and Eastertide services. Lent is the traditional time period in the…

Scripture Format and Guide Schedule for Connectional Prayer Call

By cmechurchadmin | January 31, 2021

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Beyond Rejoicing, to the Battle Fronts by Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick

By cmechurchadmin | January 31, 2021

Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick     Dear CME Family:            (This is longer than usual.  I hope you read it when you can read it all.) As it was with many of you, my spirit was rejoicing on Inauguration Day 2021.              The first awareness of rejoicing caught me by surprise.  I had arisen,…

Bishop William H. Graves Memorial Membership Campaign

By cmechurchadmin | January 17, 2021

  The William H. Graves Memorial Membership Campaign will launch Feb. 12 and last until May 31. The new membership campaign is named for Bishop William H. Graves, former vice chair of the NAACP national board of directors. Graves, who  was the 42nd bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (CME), died in Memphis on…

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A Litany For Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday

By cmechurchadmin | January 15, 2021

Download the Litany Here A Litany For Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday [In Observance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday] Written By Bishop Henry M. Williamson, Sr. – January 15, 2021   Leader:       We give you Praise, Honor, and Glory, O Lord for the life and ministry of Rev. Dr. Martin…

Throwing A Rock, Hiding Your Hand: A Message from General Secretary Rev. Leon C. Moore, Jr.

By cmechurchadmin | January 13, 2021

When considering what makes trouble relative, we can take dual thought of today’s article. “Good Trouble!”  was coined by John Robert Lewis, an American politician, statesman, and civil rights activist who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District from 1987 until his death in 2020.  In essence, Good Trouble…