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The History of Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church The history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church can be traced to the year 1787, when in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a group of disinherited Americans whose forefathers came from the continent of Africa were asked to leave Saint George’s Methodist Episcopal Church. While most denominations have had their genesis as a result of a doctrinal position or biblical dispute, the Free African Society which began in 1787 was birthed as a result of racial prejudice. The leader of this group was a 27 year old “African” Richard Allen, a man of courage and passionate faith. He was born a slave in Philadelphia on February 14, 1760 and grew up on a plantation in Delaware. He founded Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in 1794, was ordained a minister in 1799 and later became bishop. Richard Allen died in 1831. The original records, which are available concerning the organizing of the first African Methodist Episcopal Church in Dover, Delaware, dated back to April 1873. A certificate of incorporation was recorded in the Court House, Kent County, Dover, Delaware on April 4, 1873 in the name of the Trustees of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church was established in April 1893 and erected on Kirkwood Street, Dover, Delaware. The Church progressed over the years under the leadership of such ministers as Reverends William Davis, Richard Barney, Leonard Patterson, Thomas Moore, Abram Buckley, Thomas Cuff, Charles Ferrier, Parris Duckers, Richards, West Bevins, Marshall P. Gaines, Zoa Nichols, Oliver, Dorce, Harding Williams, W. N. Brown, P. Abner, Jenkins, Coverdale, Drummonds, G. D. Matthews and C. W. Reid. On April 13, 1910, the trustees of the AME Church purchased a lot on North Queen Street where the former church parsonage was erected under the administration of The Reverend Marshall. On April 11, 1943, the church celebrated the burning of the $1,000.00 mortgage and in 1947 an annex was erected in the rear of the church. In 1957, the late Reverend Donald George Kenneth Ming (later Bishop) was transferred from the South New Jersey Conference. Under his pastorate, the present church edifice was erected at its present location and the name of the church was changed from Bethel to Mount Zion. The church was dedicated on September 27, 1959 by the late Bishop George Wilbur Baber, Presiding Prelate of the First Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1960, The Reverend Elmo Bean was transferred from the South New Jersey Conference. During his tenure, a large portion of the mortgage was paid and a stained glass window was installed. On May 15, 1966, the late Reverend Rudolph Wesley Coleman was transferred from Newark, New Jersey. Under his leadership, the $40,000.00 mortgage was burned in 1972 and a new expansion program began in May 1973. On June 13, 1987, Mount Zion hosted the Bicentennial centerpiece event, commemorating the Dover-Philadelphia-Baltimore trek and is proud to be the trustee of the Richard Allen Memorial dedicated in Dover. At the time of his demise in June 2001, The Reverend Doctor Coleman had pastored Mount Zion for 35 years. In July 2001, The Reverend Troy I. Thomas was transferred from the New York Annual Conference to serve as pastor of Mount Zion. The church was blessed by the leadership of The Reverend Thomas and by the ministry of his wife, The Reverend Maxine L. Thomas. An outstanding accomplishment during the pastorate of Reverend Thomas was the purchasing of the Mount Zion parsonage located in the Meadows Development. Several persons answered the call to preach during Reverend Thomas’ administration: The Reverend Rita Mishoe Paige, Reverend James Platt, Reverend Sandra Yates, Sis. Gayle Whitley, and Reverend Pamela Connelly. On November 5, 2004, The Reverend Thomas was transferred to the Philadelphia Annual Conference. The Reverend Wayne Arthur Johnson, Sr. was transferred from the New York Annual Conference and assigned to the pastorate of our congregation. In June of 2008, The Reverend Ellis B. Louden was transferred from the Philadelphia Annual Conference, and currently presides as the leader or our flock.
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Further details to come, but as of 9:30 a.m., the Mayor has issued a State of Emergency for the City of Dover which includes driving restrictions. We are asking you to stay in your homes and avoid unnecessary travel.
If your vehicle is parked on the street where trees are down, please move it if possible to help our utility and cleanup crews.
PLEASE BE MINDFUL OF DOWNED WIRES!!!
We have taken numerous calls from throughout the city.
Further details on the State Of Emergency restrictions are forthcoming.
[08/04/20] Mount Zion please check in, just know you are OK. I know a number of you were hit by the tornado.￼
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Voting by mail is an alternative to in-person voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To learn more, visit elections.delaware.gov.
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BACK TO SCHOOL COMMUNITY FAIR...It's that time again! Last year we were able to serve over 600 students and still had more waiting to be served. This year we want to exceed expectations. You can help us reach our goal!
Because of COVID-19, we are asking those who want to assist to please make a MONETARY donation this year. The school supplies will be purchased and packaged by a small committee for safety. There are 2 ways to give:
By Check - Drop off or mail your check to the church at 101 N Queen St Dover DE 19904. (Please note "Back to School" on memo line)
CashApp - $MZDOVER (Please indicate for "Back to School")
Please make your donations by August 12. No amount is too small and it is all greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!!!
Good Sunday Morning Mt Zion Family. We hope you join us for Worship and Bible Study this week. Take a look at this week's newsletter.
If you were at this event please self quarantine and get tested.
wboc.com The Delaware Division of Public Health is encouraging COVID-19 testing for members of a Dover church and attendees of the church’s weekend conference.
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Join us for our #VirtualSummerSermonSeries in the month of August #SayTheName
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Purchase your copy of the new AME Church digital hymnal "We Lift Our Voices" today!
Welcome to Praycation and the YPD Closing Service of the Virtual Super Summer Convocation for the 10th District of the AME Church.
Bishop Vashti McKenzie, Presiding Prelate
Dr. Stan McKenzie, Episcopal Supervisor
Join the YPD on Zoom immediately after the service for the final round of the Bible Bowl.
Tomorrow, July 23...
doverpost.com Faith leaders in Dover lead a series of conversations called ToolShed to focus on racism and create meaningful relationships.
TODAY: Capital School District & Caesar Rodney School District...Your Vote Matters!!
nbcnews.com The "conscience of Congress" was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer in December.
Drive-thru pharmacy testing through this program will be available 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., seven days a week, and will be open to anyone who wishes to be tested, regardless of symptoms or insurance coverage. No appointment is required; however, individuals should be advised that initial wait times may vary depending on volume of traffic at a site. Walk-up testing will also be available on site at the external drive-thru location. Customers should not come into the pharmacy for COVID-19 testing. The tests administered through this program will consist of self-administered nasal swabs, where the patient swabs the inside front of their nose. The specimen samples will be processed through the Delaware Public Health Laboratory.
It's not too late for you to join us tonight. Be sure to register. We are discussing White Privilege and White Fragility tonight.
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us02web.zoom.us Join us for a series of dialogues around race and racism, focused specifically on giving us the tools to dismantle racism, become anti-racist, and recognize oppression. Sessions will start promptly at 6:30 pm. The waiting room will open at 6:15pm
Good morning Mt Zion,
Be aware, someone has created an email address using Pastor’s name and picture.
She has not changed her email address. If i. doubt you can reach her by cellphone or the church office.
She is not in need of any money, does not need you to send any money, and does not need you to buy anything.
If you get the email please report it as fraud. She is fine, the church is fine, and we are not soliciting money for gift cards, eBay, Amazon, or anything else.
Rev. Erika Crawford
The Christian Recorder
We're please to announce two upcoming TCR Dialogues. Next Wednesday we will interview the Reverend Ella Jones, Mayor of Ferguson, Missouri. Thursday we will interview US House Representative Val Demings (FL-10). Please watch!
Sign up for a session July 9 or [email protected]:30 pm.
Where Eric and Vanessa Brown are the Pastor's. We are affiliated with Victory Christian Fellowship of New Castle.
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Crossroad Christian Church, a non-denominational 21st century ministry.
We are a community of multigenerational and multicultural Spirit-filled believers who are committed to authentic discipleship, care & worship.
Living life in God's love. Worship services are Sunday 8 am and 10:30 am. Bible Study is at 9:15 am.
Wanting always to serve as a son of God. To keep the line of discipleship full with those who want the truth. To share as God gives.
Ministering to the saved and unsaved. He died for us so that we may live for Him.
Combined Choir of Calvary Baptist Church, Dover 410 Fulton Street Dover, DE 19904
We at EFWC invite you to Worship, Praise and Glorify God with us as we allow him to make us into "A City Set on a Hill that Cannot Be Hid". Matthew 5:14
Walking Into Your Destiny is a help driven ministry in the State of Delaware.