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Saint James A.M.E. Church

African Methodist Episcopal Church
938 Ash Street
Texarkana, AR 71854

Saint James A.M.E. Church is a small church located in Texarkana, AR. Our church was founded in 1873 and is associated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME).

What to Expect at Saint James A.M.E. Church


Rev. TheResa Butler-Ngantchie

Service Times:

Sunday School 9:45am
Sunday Worship Experience 11:00am

Service Details

  • Formal and informal attire most common
  • Blend of traditional and contemporary worship style
  • Communion
  • Congregational readings
  • Altar call or invitation
  • Location: Miller County
  • Saturday evening service: No
  • Multi-site church: No
  • Primary language used: English

Ministries and Programs

  • Children's ministry
  • Youth or teen ministry
  • Weekly small groups
  • Christian school
  • Missions
  • Young adult ministry
  • Men/women's ministry
  • Community service
  • Food pantry
  • Weddings/receptions
  • Funerals

Additional Info About Our Church

According to the state register, St. James A.M.E. Church is the oldest black church registered in Texarkana, Arkansas.


Our mission here at St. James A.M.E. Church is to meet the needs of the people where they are. To improve the well being and quality of life in the mind, body, and spirit for all families, youth, and children.


Our vision is to help build a healthy community worth living in. To have a church the community feels is worth getting up for and doing outreach in the community which means doing church differently!


Our purpose is to seek the lost for the kingdom of God. Feed the hungry. Cloth the naked. Shelter the homeless. Comfort the motherless, fatherless, and the heartbroken.

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For Further Information

  • (870) 772-9371