200 years to freedom: The AME Zion Church celebrates its bicentennial

Townsel, Lisa Jones
October 1996
Ebony;Oct1996, Vol. 51 Issue 12, p34B
Focuses on the history and growth of the AME Zion Church in the United States. Separation of Black Methodists from the mostly White John Street Methodist Episcopal Church in August 1796; Worship services; Wide following of the church; Celebration of the Church's bicentennial in 1996; Emphasis of the ministry on education and other social issues affecting Afro-Americans; Missions and goals.


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