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Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton is New Chair of the Governing Board of the National Council of Churches in the USA

Bishop Jefferson Snorton

Congratulations to Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton, Presiding Prelate of the 5th Episcopal District, in her new role as Chair of the Governing Board of the National Council of Chuches of Christ in the USA. Bishop Jefferson-Snorton was elected on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 and will serve a two-year term.


View the article: National Council of Churches elects all-female officers, approves NRSV update

Bishop James B. Walker, New Chair of the CME College of Bishops

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Connectional Prayer Ministry

Scripture format Week 44 Oct 24 thru Oct 30 2021

A Collaborative Vaccination Campaign
Sponsored by the Connectional Young Adult Ministry (CYAM) and the College of Bishops

Today we will hear from Bishop Kenneth W. Carter (Presiding Prelate of the 11th Episcopal District of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church). We are grateful that Bishop Henry M. Williamson (Presiding Prelate of the 1st Episcopal District) will be providing our weekly prayer.

If you would like to be featured in our campaign, please send pictures of yourself receiving the vaccine or holding your card to cmecyam@gmail.com


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Join Us on Tuesdays for Dialogues on Developing Vibrant Congregations

October 26

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Dr. Leon C. Moore, Jr.
General Secretary of Evangelism and Missions
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church

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Veteran’s Day

November 11
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Thanksgiving Day

November 25
Dec 25

Christmas Day

December 25
Jan 10

The 26th Pastors’ Conference and 78th Founders’ Day Celebration

January 10, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - January 11, 2022 @ 10:00 pm
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Quadrennial GC 2022

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Welcome to the official Web site of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, administered by the Communication & Information Technology (CIT) Connectional Department.

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.