In A Bicentennial Commemorative History, The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, 1972-1996 by Bishop J. Clinton Hoggard, former Secretary of Christian Education, George L. Blackwell emphasized the significance of A.M.E. Zion’s schools and colleges when he addressed the 41st General Conference:
The church has no treasure more valuable than the institutions of higher learning founded and nurtured by it . . . The A.M.E. Zion Church has always counted on the marriage of liberal learning and vital piety as being the most profound form of faithfulness in the gospel.
The institutions in this department are:
September 28, 2014
Overseas Mission Sunday
As a symbol of unity, all women of the A.M.E. Zion Church are requested to wear white.
Visit www.whoms.org for information concerning this observance.
October 8-12, 2014
South Alabama Annual Conference
Mt. Zion AME Zion Church, Host Church
Convening: Lomax-Hannon Jr. College
725 Conecuh Street
Greenville, AL 36037
Rev. Robert Shuford, Host Pastor