St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church Archives

Honoring Black History Week 1 – Celebrating Our Historic Black Churches

February 4, 2021

The term “Black church” is used to describe Protestant churches that have predominately Black congregations. More broadly, the Black church is both a specific religious culture and a socio-religious force that has shaped protest movements, such as the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Origins of the Black Church The Black church in… [Read More]

St. Mark AME Church hosts the Geraldine Bradford Women’s Missionary Society annual weekend and prayer breakfast

March 28, 2019

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church hosted the Geraldine Bradford Women’s Missionary Society (GBWMS) annual weekend and prayer breakfast at St. Mark Church, 1616 West Atkinson Ave. The theme for the event was “Touchdown: The Church Universal Tackling Injustices Through Education and Empowerment,” and featured guest speaker the Honorable Judge… [Read More]

St. Mark AME Church gives Black history lesson to students at Keefe Avenue School

February 28, 2019

By Vincent Butler St. Mark AME Church Christlyn Frederick-Stanley, principal of Keefe Avenue School, was looking for help in putting together a Black History Month program. She discovered that help was just four-tenths of a mile away. Sixteen members of St. Mark AME Church spent the morning of February 14 reading to approximately 130 students… [Read More]

St. Mark A.M.E. hosts tutoring program for Keefe Ave. School students

March 15, 2018

On Sunday, March 11, 2018, St. Mark African Methodist Episcopal Church held a special recognition ceremony at their church, 1616 West Atkinson Ave., to thank their outstanding church members who volunteer to run their weekly tutoring and mentoring program. The program is for students of Keefe Avenue School and for grades K3-8; it is sponsored… [Read More]