Ministries

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Children’s Ministry

by Andre Nelson

What’s New with Children’s Ministry at Brown Chapel AME Church March 2015 Children’s Ministry at Brown Chapel AME keeps right on “Marching” along Under the leadership and vision of our new Pastor, Reverend James H. Stowe, our Children’s Ministry is expanding. There are many adventures to explore and lots of fun lessons to learn. We […]

Eureka H Willis Women’s Missionary Society

by Andre Nelson

Our mission: We are called to strengthen our faith and sent to continue the ministry of Jesus Christ by service and witness to the world. Rev. Benjamin W. Arnett, pastor at Brown Chapel and later elected 17th Bishop of the AME Church, formally organized the Women’s Missionary Society at Brown Chapel in 1869 although missionaries […]

Kitchen Committee

by Andre Nelson

The Kitchen Committee was the idea of Doris M. Stokes in 2010 who decided the church needed rotating cooks and servers and procedures for kitchen maintenance and upkeep. She followed S. Helen McCray as the church cook. Other well qualified cooks in the past have included: Thomas Michaux, Anna Mae Hill, Loretta Marshall, Lorraine Mundy, […]

Lay Organization

by Andre Nelson

The Lay Organization promotes the teachings of Jesus Christ and the mission of the AME Church. The objective is to have “Christ-centered” members who work in partnership with the ordained leaders of the church to strengthen and enhance the growth and development of the AME Church. Key goals: Foster the continuous study of the Holy […]

Mass Choir

by Andre Nelson

The Mass Choir, formed 2006, is comprised of several choirs that once sang and served at Brown Chapel. Those choirs and the year they were formed:   the Senior Choir -1931; the Gospel Choir – 1943; the Chancel Choir – 1978; the Cherub Choir – 1987: the United Chapel Choir – 1992; and the Voices of […]

New Beginnings Mime Ministry

by Andre Nelson

The New Beginnings Mime Team and Newest Beginning Mime and Praise Team were both started under the leadership of Reverend Elmer S. Martin and, his lovely wife, Trisha Martin. The New Beginnings Mime team is our adult and adolescent team and our Newest Beginnings Mime and Praise team consists of our primary school children. Both […]

Sons of Allen

by Andre Nelson

The Sons of Allen was established at Brown Chapel in 2011 to lead men to an acceptance of Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and teach them the history and doctrine of the AME Church. The group focuses on: (1) teaching the life, mission and ministry of our founder Richard Allen; (2) encouraging men […]

Steward Board

by Andre Nelson

And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his master will make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of food in due season? Blessed is that servant whom his master will find so doing when he comes. Truly, I say I will make him ruler over all […]

Stewardess Board

by Andre Nelson

The Stewardess Board prepares and provides the elements for monthly Communion, prepares for and assists with baptisms and is responsible for pulpit vestments and decorations. Stewardess Board #3 was organized under Rev. C. Baker Pearl in 1934. Those members were promoted to Senior Stewardess Board members under Rev. Winton Hill and in 1970, Rev. Arthur […]

Sunday School

by Andre Nelson

The Sunday School, as in the past, continues to play a vital role in the church. It serves as the basis of teaching and training children as well as adults in religious education. During the past 30 years, the Sunday School has been involved in or sponsored the following activities: transporting children and youth to […]

Trustee Board

by Andre Nelson

The Trustees are elected by the congregation and are responsible for holding the legal title to the church and all other church property, and supervising church staff.

Usher Board

by Andre Nelson

I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than to dwell in the tents of wickedness. Psalm 84:10 Members of the Usher Board are the first persons you meet when you enter the church. In addition to greeting members and visitors faithfully every Sunday morning, this Board sponsors projects throughout the year […]

Women’s Ministry

by Andre Nelson

The mission of the Women’s Ministry is to “Strengthen the foundation of families, through the love and grace of Jesus Christ, by elevating women mentally, physically and spiritually.” The target group for the ministry is young women ages 18 – 35. More seasoned women of the church serve this ministry in a mentoring program. Each […]

Young People’s Division

by Andre Nelson

The Young People and Children’s Division (YPD) of Brown Chapel AME Church is a very active organization. The current members are ages 3 to 21. They meet monthly as a group to discuss upcoming events, fundraisers and of course learn about the Lord and the AME Church. Some activities for the past 50 years have […]