The A.M.E. Church is a Christian church that believes in God and that Jesus was His son. We believe that Jesus died to
save us from our sins. The church was built to give black people a place to worship, but it has always been open to any
and everyone who loves the Lord.
African: Refers to the people of African descent.
Methodist: Many of our rules and traditions are from the Methodist Church
Episcopal: Refers to our structure; bishops govern churches in an area called
an Episcopal District
The motto of the African Methodist Church is "God our Father,Christ Our
Redeemer,and Man our brother."
Richard Allen selected 25 Articles of the 39 Articles from
the church of England. The Articles teach about the life of Jesus and give important rules by which to live a Christian life.
The Rt. Rev. McKinley Young, Presiding Bishop
The Rev. Y. Benjamin Bruce, Presiding Elder
Charles R. Jackson, Pastor
LaFiesta Brown, Associate Minister
David Hardrick, Minister of Music
Hurst Chapel AME * 901 West Bentley Street* Orlando, FL * US * 32605-1507 Phone (407) 423-2831
Fax (407) 849-0012