African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

Classification

Protestant

Orientation

Methodist

Polity

Episcopal

Origin

1821

Separated from

Methodist Episcopal Church

The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, or AME Zion Church, was officially formed in 1821, but operated for a number years before then. (In 1796 Peter Williams forms the basic structure of the AME Zion Church in New York and in 1801 Zion Chapel began.)

From: Wikipedia



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