AME Church To Host Annual Conference

February 28, 2013

BishopIngramThe Bermuda Annual Conference of the AME churches welcomes their Bishop, the Rt. Rev. Gregory G.M. Ingram [pictured] Presiding Prelate of the First District of the AME church, and Episcopal Supervisor Rev. Dr. Jessica Kendall Ingram to their first Annual Conference here in Bermuda.

This is the 127th session of the Bermuda Annual Conference of the AME churches and it is hosted by the Presiding Elder – Rev. Betty L. Furbert-Woolridge and the pastors of the 11 AME churches here in Bermuda.

The Annual conference will be held at the Fairmont Southampton and will include members, visitors and clergy from Bermuda and abroad. The public is welcomed to attend the worship services being held during the conference.

The Pre-Conference activities open to the public begin on Tuesday March 5th with a service to Welcome the Bishop at St. Paul AME church – 7:30pm. The preacher will be Rev. Frederick Joseph McCullough, Pastor of Wayman AME church in St. Louis Missouri. On Wednesday March 6th there will be a Missionaries Night in White at the Fairmont which is also open to the Public; the preacher will be the Rev. Dr. Jessica Ingram.

The opening of the Annual Conference begins with a worship service at 10am on Thursday March 7. The Lay Organization will host a service on that Thursday evening, at 7:30pm that features a  selection of hymns which will be presented in creative ways; it will be an informative and wonderful evening. Friday night March 8th is the youth night and the program will be held at 7:30pm at the Fairmont.

The closing and commissioning service, which is also open to the public, will be 3pm on Sunday March 10th at the Fairmont. The Preacher will be the Rt. Rev. Gregory G.M. Ingram.

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