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African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME)

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The African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) is a Protestant denomination that was founded by Bishop Richard Allen in 1816. The headquarters for the African Methodist Episcopal Church is located in Nashville, TN.

The African Methodist Episcopal Church consists of approximately 4,174 churches nationwide.*

The African Methodist Episcopal Church is a member of the following organizations:

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Contact Information:
Phone: (615) 254-0911 | Fax: (615) 254-0912
Official Website: www.ame-church.com



* Data for number of churches collected in 1999 and used with permission by The Association of Religion Data Archives (www.TheARDA.com); original source: National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches.