Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (HMZ3P)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 47.241', W 79° 55.981'

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Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church
Charleston, South Carolina

Commemorating the unique ministry of South Carolina born bishops, elected in the first century of the Connection- Morris Brown, Daniel A. Payne, Henry M. Turner, Moses B. Salter, William D. Chappelle, William W. Beckett, with special recognition to Payne and Turner, two of the Bicentennial "Four Horsemen of the Liberation Church." Also remembering the 1822 Martyrdom of Denmark Vesey in Charleston, S.C., where he settled following the purchase of his own freedom, and became a lay reader in the A.M.E. Church, pastored by Morris Brown. He was born in the Caribbean.
Dedicated December 12, 1987
Chairman Bicentennial Bishop V.R. Anderson
Vice Chairman, Bishop J.H. Adams, Bishop R.E. Stokes
Secty. Rev. T.T.Thompson, Treas, Dr. J.C. McKinney

??? Active Bishops: Henry W. Murph, John H. Adams, Richard A. Hilderbrand, Samuel S. Morris, Frederick H. Talbot, H. Hartford Brookins, Vinton R. Anderson, Frederick C. James, Frank M. Reid, Jr., Frank C. Cummings, Philip R. Cousin, Donald G. Ming, Rembert E. Stokes, Cornelius E. Thomas, James H. Mayo, Harold B. Senatle, Robert L. Pruitt, Henry A. Berlin, Vernon R. Byrd.
Retired: D. Ward Nichols, H. Thomas Primm, Ernest L. Hickman, Harrison J. Bryant, Herold I. Bearden, Hubert N. Robinson. ???John E. Hunter died January 1985.
HM NumberHMZ3P
Placed ByAfrican Methodist Episcopal Church
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 8:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599913 N 3628216
Decimal Degrees32.78735000, -79.93301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 47.241', W 79° 55.981'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 47' 14.46" N, 79° 55' 58.86" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 110 Calhoun St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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