Monday, May 30, 2016

NC Conference SPKWW Fashion Show

The red hat with black polka dots was modeled by First Lady Faye Hinton and was auctioned off as fund raiser--the winning bidder was First Lady Mrs. Brown-her husband is Rev. John Paul Brown (closing service preacher)

NC Conference Lay Witness Night

Lay Witness Night and Installation Service presided over by Sister Bernetta Ghist, NCCLO Director of Lay Activities hosted a celebration of service to Bishop & Dr. PAM. The service included a praise dance by 4 Your Glory-St. James AME-Castle Hayne, NC, dramatization by Sister Marie Williams, Mt. Moriah AME-Rocky Point, NC and a closing duet rendition of "When Peace Like A River" by Reverends Abdue Knox and Wayne Johnson. The night concluded with the installation of 2016-2017 NCCLO officers by Bishop DeVeaux.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

NC Conference Debutante & Masters


NC WMS Night in White

The North Carolina WMS presented 6 new missionaries for capping and  2 new associates for pinning. Thanks be to God for the increase. Keep up the great work!!!

Thursday, May 26, 2016

North Carolina Annual Conference WMS

The North Carolina Conference Women's Missionary Society celebrated with a refreshing service with Rev. Betty Strickland, Senior Pastor, St. John AME-Hampstead, NC. The scripture was Luke 8:43 with the message- "Press Your Way Through the Mess."  Don't sit back and let someone do the work, it's your time--keep pressing!

North Carolina WMS Tribute Luncheon

The North Carolina WMS honored Sister Annette Dockery for her 8 years of service as YPD Director. We are so appreciative of her hard work and dedication to kingdom building!

VA Annual Conference Closing/Ordination Service

The dynamic closing service sermon was delivered by Rev. Dr. James F. Miller, Senior Pastor, DuPage AME Church, Lisle, Illinois. His message was taken from Mark 3:1-4 on the subject- "Where is the Stewardship Legislation?" Is it lawful to do good?  More emphasis should be placed on running for Jesus than running for an office.  Take your faith journey because the "calling" takes precedence.  The service concluded with the ordination and consecration of one new local deacon and four itinerant deacons.

VA Annual Conference Retirement Service

Reverend Beatrice E. Smaugh
Reverend Michael Dunn
Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Hardy Harris
Rev. Harrilene Shackelford Powell
Rev. Donald White (in absentia)
We appreciate your untiring labors in Christian Ministry!!

VA Conference Lay Witness Night

The VA Conference Lay Organization presented a service in music featuring saxophonist Miss Alexus Jefferson, daughter of Pastor and First Lady Jefferson of Bethel AME-Hampton, VA. She will be graduating high school this month and plans to attend Norfolk State University in the Fall. The Bethel AME Men's Chorus also offered musical selections.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

VA Annual Conference Men's Night

Reverend Darrell Wade, Macedonia AME-Suffolk, VA served as the Men's Night guest preacher on the subject "Is There A Connected Strong Man in the House Tonight?" The sermon was taken rom Matthew 12:22-29. A connected, strong man should have integrity, courage, faith, and self-confidence. AMEN!

VA Annual Conference


 The Virginia Annual Conference Week began with Tuesday's WMS Awards Luncheon recognizing Life Members and special awardees for great accomplishments during the past conference year.
The Night in White concluded with pinning and capping of two new associates and five new missionaries. We also enjoyed a skit commemorating the seeking, serving and spirit-filled accomplishments of Dr. PAM!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016


The Second Episcopal District wishes to CONGRATULATE Senator Catherine Pugh (D-MD) for winning the 2016 Baltimore Mayoral Primary. She is an AME member in the Baltimore Annual Conference. We wish her continued success in the Fall Mayoral General Election. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Washington Annual Conference Men's Night

Rev. Charles T. Sembly, Senior Pastor, Union Bethel-Randlestown, MD is personally responsible for tearing the roof off of Reid Temple with a sermon based on I Samuel 17:8-10. The sermon subject was "We're Still Standing". With faith you can overcome any challenge despite being told you don't meet qualifications.