St. James AME Church (Elgin) writes that "Advent" simply means coming as in Christ is coming, and for us now He has arrived. This is referring to His birth in history and in humanity. It meant the welcoming or the arrival of a special king and for us; it is our King of Kings. This is what the Old Testament prophecies foretold concerning Jesus' Incarnation, the Word made flesh for our Hope and Atonement that brought us our deliverance. Advent…Find out more »
Our 8am Morning Glory features contemporary music in a worship experience that lasts just under an hour. We would love to have you join us for Worship! For more information about how we worship here at Morris Brown AME Church, we invite you to visit our What to Expect page. End time is approximate.Find out more »
Church School meets every Sunday, beginning about one hour before the mid-morning worship service (or, in the case of a single service, about an hour before that service). Several church school classes are available to provide age-appropriate instruction beginning for children age 3 to senior adults.Find out more »
At Morris Brown AME Church, we have a Mid-Morning Worship Service where you can join us beginning at 11:00 am. For more information on worshipping at Morris Brown AME Church, please visit our What to Expect page. End time is approximate.Find out more »
In America, among the earliest Watch Night services was probably held at St. George Church in Philadelphia where Richard Allen was a member. To say that the Watch Meeting services began in the mid-1800 is a myth. It is certain that Richard Allen celebrated Watch Meeting night services at St. George Church, and it would follow that Watch Meeting Night services were held at Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia. Originally, Watch Night services were held to deepen…Find out more »
The announcements and order for floral arrangements for our worship guide should be in the church office by Wednesday before 12Noon each week. Email your announcements to firstname.lastname@example.org.