The Book of Discipline of the African Methodist Episcopal Church states that the department of Christian Education shall develop a comprehensive and unified program of Christian Education which shall lead to a knowledge of the Holy Scriptures, the Christian Religion, and the Christian Church, and an implementation of these values in daily living.
They shall provide source materials for all the educational work of the Church, and shall provide for developing standards and preparing programs and offering techniques of Christian Education in the local and general Church in accordance with the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
About Our Church
The Historic Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church is interwoven with the history of African Americans in Boston.
In 1818, a small group of free African Americans began gathering in a small house on Beacon Hill to give birth to the First African Methodist Episcopal Society. The Reverend Noah Caldwell W. Cannon, a firebrand itinerant preacher who traveled throughout New England, was the leading force in the creation of this new church and in 1833 he began serving as its first pastor....... read more