New Bern District of the AME Zion Church
Contact Us at (252) 670-1127

But one and the same Spirit works all these things, distributing to each one individually just as He wills (1 Corinthians 12:11)

New Bern District of the NC Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

A shift is coming...We are one: The New Bern District




(All Meetings and Workshops are set for 10:00 A. M. Unless Indicated Otherwise)



1st Combined Meeting – January 21, 2017 -10:00 a.m.

Sons of Varick, 8:00-8:45 a.m.
Pastors’ Workshop – 9:00 a.m.

Bryant Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church
506 N. Main Street, Cove City, NC
Rev. Brian Cornelius, Host Pastor

Convocation – January 26-27, 2017 –Raleigh, NC

February 8-11, 2017 Hood Seminary Endowment

Livingstone College Founder’s Day
Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC

February 11, 2016 Checkup Meeting

Purvis Chapel
Beaufort, NC
Rev. Theodore Calhoun, Sr., Host Pastor

1st Conference Lay Academy February 25, 2017 - 10:00 a.m.

Clinton Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church
1017 Church Street, New Bern, NC 28563
Rev. Dr. M. Luther Hill, Pastor


February 26, 2017- 4:00 p.m.

Clinton Chapel Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church
315 Hudson Street, Pollocksville, NC
Rev. Michael Burden, Host Pastor

March 21-23, 2017 -District Youth Revival -7:00 p.m.

St. James A.M.E. Zion Church (RR)
500 Rocky Run Road, New Bern, NC
Rev. PC Jones , Host Pastor

April 8, 2017 - NC Lay Day With Youth 12-3:00 p.m.

St. Mark AME Zion Church, Bayboro, NC

2nd Combined Meeting – April 15, 2017 -10:00 a.m.

Sons of Varick 8:00-8:45 a.m. Ministers’ Workshop -9:00 a.m.
St. Augustus A. M. E. Zion Church – 10:00 a.m.
318 East North Street,Kinston, NC
Rev. Julian C. Pridgen, Host Pastor

April 30, 2017 – Lay Council Scholarship Deadline

April 30. 2017 – 1st &2nd 5th Sunday Evangelism Congress

Morris Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church
Oliver’s Crossroads, Pollocksville, NC
Rev. Gwendolyn Haddock, Host Pastor

May 13, 2017- 2nd Check-up Meeting -10:00 a.m.

Metropolitan AME Zion Church
Washington, NC
Rev. David Moore, Host Pastor


St. Stephen A.M.E. Zion Church (Belgrade)
501 Hadley Collins Road, Maysville, NC
Rev. Katie Chapman, Host Pastor

Missionary Anniversary - Sunday, May 21, 2017 -5:00 p.m.

St. Paul A.M.E. Zion Church (Silverdale)
127 St. Paul Loop Road, Hubert, NC
Rev. Cynthia B. Smith, Host Pastor

June 8-10, 2017- Leadership training Institute

Greenville, NC


St. Julia AME Zion Church AME Zion Church
112 Kerr Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540
Rev. Dr. Amy S. Ciceron, Host Pastor

July 8, 2017 10:00 a.m. – 3rd Check-up Meeting

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church
New Bern, NC
Rev. Dr. M. Luther Hill, Host Pastor

3rd Combined Meeting – July 15, 2017

Ministers’ Workshop 9:00 a.m.
Sons of Varick, 8:45-9:50 a.m.
St. Peters A.M.E. Zion Church 10:00 a.m.
617 Queen Street, New Bern, NC
Rev. Robert Kelley, Jr., Host Pastor

July 22-27, 2017 – Connectional Lay Council

Knoxville, TN

Men’s Conference, July 29, 2017- 10:00 a.m.

St. Luke A.M.E. Zion Church
91 Hwy 17N, Maysville, NC
Rev. David Elliott, Host Pastor

DISTRICT USHERS’ ANNIVERSARY - August 13, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.

St. Matthew A.M.E. Zion Church
111 Lower Street, Trenton, NC
Rev. Willie Jones, Host Pastor

September 10, 2016, 10 a.m. (Lay Academy)

Wayne Chapel AME Zion Church
Kinston, NC 28501

The Rev. Angelia Washington, Pastor September 10, 2016, 10 a.m. (Lay Academy) Wayne Chapel AME Zion Church Kinston, NC 28501

The Rev. Angelia Washington, Pastor September 9, 2017- 10:00 a.m. 2nd NC Conference Lay Academy St. Mark AME Zion Church 3090 Hwy 55W, New Bern, NC 28560 Rev. Triva Mason, Host Pastor

DISTRICT CONFERENCE – September 10-12, 2017

Home Missions/Conference Workers -5:00 p.m.
Moses Temple: New Generations AME Zion Church 5578 Hwy 258, Jacksonville, NC 28540
Rev. Doris R. Petteway, Host Pastor

October 7, 2017 Conference Lay Council Prayer Breakfast - 9:00 a.m.

St. Augustus A.M.E. Zion church
318 East North Street, Kinston, NC
Rev. Julian C. Pridgen, Pastor

DISTRICT LAY COUNCIL ANNIVERSARY - October 15, 2017 - 4:00 p.m.

Little Zion A.M.E. Zion Church
120 Zion Lane, Sneads Ferry, NC
Rev. Aubrey Godette, Host Pastor

Missionary Mass Meeting (Life Members & Y.A.M.S) - October 21, 2017

St. John A.M.E. Zion Church, Ft. Barnwell
9510 Hwy 55W, Dover, NC
Rev. Frances Boomer, Host Pastor


3rd & 4th 5th Sunday – October 29, 2017
Jericho A.M.E. Zion Church,
2964 NC Hwy 11N, Kinston, NC
Rev. Garry Slade, Host Pastor

Presiding Elder’s Appreciation- November 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon

Clinton Chapel AME Zion Church, New Bern. NC

Annual Conference November 15-19, 2017

York Memorial AME Zion Church, Greenville, NC

NC Lay Council Executive Board Meetings - 6:30 p.m.

Wesley Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church
1696 Tuscarora-Rhems Road, New Bern, NC 28561
Rev. Arthur Monroe, Pastor

February 16, 2017 April 7, 2017 August 24, 2017