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    The African Methodist Episcopal Church also known as the AME Church, represents a long history of people going from struggles to success, from embarrassment to pride, from slaves to free. It is my intention to prove that the name African Methodist Episcopal represents equality and freedom to worship God, no matter what color skin a person was blessed to be born with. The thesis is this: While both Whites and Africans believed in the worship of God, whites believed in the oppression of the Africans’

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    seen to be 'the most devout lady in Maycomb' and her eyes 'always filled with tears when she considered the oppressed' yet she is just as prejudiced to the black citizens or 'darky's' as the majority of the ladies of the 'Maycomb Alabama Methodist Episcopal Church South' are. Mrs Merriweather appears to be the most hypocritical character in this chapter. Throughout, she contradicts herself - she tells Scout about 'those poor Mrunas' and how she made a 'pledge in her heart' to help them and

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    Martin Luther King’s “Letter from a Birmingham Jail,” was a response to a public letter written by white moderate church leaders, as well as a call to support the cause for equal rights among the black communities. Most Christian Churches were torn between their black Christian brothers and their white Christian brothers. Dr. King pleaded with the white Church with biblical text from the New Testament and from theologians, like St Augustine, and St Thomas Aquinas just to name a few. This paper will

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    member of the church and agreed with the majority of the Puritan principles. Her purpose in expressing her opinions was not to break down the church but rather to make positive change in those areas where the church was in error in her opinion. In 19 century, women were still prohibited by social and religious custom for preaching. Jarena Lee experienced a dramatic conversion when she was 21 after hearing a sermon by Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Lee said, "As

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    will positively or negatively impact the success of your organizations. I think this is very important for church leaders especially Pastors. Quite often in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, we find that many pastors are ill-equipped to

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    February 20, 2012, http://www.episcopalcathedral.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=69&Itemid=73 Scott Miltenberger, “Absalom Jones.” OxfordUniversityPress, February 21, 2012 www2.oxfordaasc.com/article/opr/t0004/e0320 “Mother Bethel AME Church.” IndependenceHallAssociation, February 21, 2012, www.ushistory.org/tour/mother-bethel.htm

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    Methodist Churches around the World

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    United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal Church, and Judaism all have ideals in common but throughout their histories have changed and turned into their own separate churches or synagogues with their own ways of worship. That is why I wonder what causes members of these religions to join these ways of worship. The Methodist Church was created in 1787 by John Wesley in England. The Methodist denomination is a branch of the Protestant religions. When creating the Methodist Church John

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    Civil rights activist Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913, in Tuskegee, Alabama. At the age of two she moved to her grandparents' farm in Pine Level, Alabama with her mother and younger brother, Sylvester. At the age of 11 she enrolled in the Montgomery Industrial School for Girls, a private school founded by liberal-minded women from the northern United States. The school's philosophy of self-worth was consistent with Leona McCauley's advice to "take advantage of the opportunities, no matter

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    History of the Methodist Church

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    By 1913 the major Methodist church in the East End was Milby Memorial, formerly Harrisburg, which had entered into the appointment system by 1873. Park Place Methodist Episcopal Church, South in 1917, soon followed the Milby church. This particular church, Park Place, history was emblematic of the church growth in the Houston area. In the East end just south of the city of Houston a suburban community called Park Place had developed. This particular community was not significantly different than

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    The Methodist Church The Lee family arrived in the United States approximately around 1748 or 1750. The Lee family would play significant role in the transformation of this country as time went on. During the Second Great Awaking there were many social issues that developed during this era. One of the social issues that resulted from the Second Great Awakening was arrival of the Methodist Church to the United States in 1768 and the rapid growth of the Methodist church. This became a problem for

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