The General Officers of the A.M.E. Zion Church are elected administrative department heads that are created by and responsible to the General Conference and a supervising bishop. The purpose of these departments is to provide resources and services that will enable individual congregations to serve God effectively in the world. Through the work of these departments, The A.M.E. Zion Church is able to maintain a common vision, mission, and ministry throughout its worldwide connectional system.

Most all of the administrative departments have their own governing board of lay and clergy members. Others may just have a supervising bishop. Members of these boards are selected from individuals nominated by annual conferences and other groups. In addition to board members, there are staff members who coordinate and carry out the day-to-day ministry work of each department.

These administrative departments are organized by function. If you or your church organization needs assistance in any part of your ministry, the general officer or a staff person stands ready to assist you.


TBD
General Secretary - Auditor
Department of Records & Research
Coming Soon!
Mrs. Shirley Welch
Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer
Department of Finance
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Rev. Dr. Otis T. McMillan
Director of Evangelism
Department of Church Growth and Development
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Reverend Kathryn Brown
Secretary
Christian Education Department
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TBD
Editor
Department of Church School Literature
Coming Soon!
Mrs. Addie Lisby
Editor
The Star of Zion
Coming Soon!
TBD
Executive Secretary-Treasurer
Global Missions
Coming Soon!
Reverend Dr. William McKenith
Editor, Secretary
Department of Quarterly Review & Historical Society
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Mr. David A. Aiken, Sr.
Secretary-Treasurer
Zion Benefits Services Inc.
View Biography
TBD
Director
Department of Health and
Social Concerns
Coming Soon!
Rev. George E. McKain
Director
Department of Public Affairs
View Biography
 

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    Then and Now: An Ecumenical Gathering to End Racism immediately following the Orthodox Christian Bridegroom Service of Holy Tuesday. Service begins at 6:00 pm, Program begins approximately 8:00 pm. All are welcome to both.

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