Celebrating Our 150th Anniversary!
Touching Base: A College of Bishops Ministry of Connecting with the Connection is an intentional effort of the College of Bishops of the CME Church to be in touch with the Connectional Church.
Each third Wednesday of the month in 2021, a bishop will provide an inspirational message to be shared with the church. This month's message is provided by Presiding Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton. of the Fifth Episcopal District.
The monthly schedule for the inspirational messages is as follows.
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Dear CME Family:
The Communication and Information Technology (CIT) Connectional Department is sharing virtual ministry resources for connectional members, local churches, Districts and Episcopal Districts to use through this season of social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus.
View more virtual ministry resources and CIT services and training information here.
Dear C.M.E. Family, Greetings in the name of Jesus the Christ! A specially prepared litany for 150th Anniversary Celebrations in worship is available here. This litany was written by the Rev. Dr. Carmichael D. Crutchfield, the General Secretary of Christian Education and Formation. Please use this...
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The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Church, familiarly known as the CME Church, has a glorious and rich history! The CME Church was organized December 16, 1870 in Jackson, Tennessee by 41 former slave members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The CME Church is a branch of Wesleyan Methodism founded and organized by John Wesley in England in 1844 and established in America as the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1784.
The CME Church celebrated its 149th anniversary on December 16, 2019.
The CME Church has more than 1.2 million members across the United States, and has missions and sister churches in Haiti, Jamaica and fourteen African nations.
The mission of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is to be disciples of Jesus the Christ by serving individuals, communities and the world as the representative, loving presence of God and as witnesses to God’s salvation and grace.
The vision of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is to be a transforming church for Jesus the Christ within a changing world.