The Christian Education Department of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church was created for the promotion and supervision of the Christian training and development of the entire membership of the denomination.
Founded in 1887, the Christian Education Department (CED) of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church provides supervision, guidance, direction and programmatic support of the Christian training and nurture of children, youth, young adults and adults throughout the A. M. E. Zion Church. Often described as a "cradle to the grave" ministry, Christian Education supports Christian development in homes, churches, camps as well as church-related schools, colleges and seminaries.
The Christian Education Department offers workshops, seminars, conferences and conventions that help develop effective skills in Christian Educators and those striving for a closer walk with the Lord. It also establishes curriculum and other standards to support Christian Education programs at every level of the church.
The department is organized into two divisions-the School and College Division and the Home and Church Division.
The Home and Church Division includes Varick's Children; Youth Ministries; Young Adult Ministries; Adult Ministries and Church School Literature. The Church School Editorial Section includes Church School Literature and operates under the auspices of the Home and Church Division of the Christian Education Department (CED).
March 13-15, 2014 Philadelphia Eastern Shore District Conference "Pressing Toward A Higher Calling; Receiving the Unimaginable Blessing - The Next Level" Dunes Manor Hotel 2800 Baltimore Ave. Ocean City, MD 21842 Hosted by: St. Paul AME Zion Church, Salisbury MD
March 27-30, 2014 Leadership Training Institute Women's Home & Overseas Missionary Society Dorothy Walls Conference and Retreat Center Black Mountain, NC 495 Cragmont Road Black Mountain, NC 28711 visit www.whoms.org (Events) for additional information
April 22-24, 2014 Quadrennial Evangelism Congress Theme: "Fortifying Our Faith While Focusing On Our Future" Camp Dorothy Walls Conference & Retreat Center Black Mountain, NC www.campdorothywalls.org www.beamez.org Early Registration before March 30, 2014
April 23-27, 2014 96th Virgin Island Conference Beulah AME Zion Church, Host Church St. Croix, VI Bishop Kenneth Monroe, Presiding Prelate Rev. Richard Austin, Esq., Host Pastor Rev. Brian R. Thompson, Presiding Elder