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

Stretching to the Next Level: seeking a breathless moment in Christ (Phil. 3:12-16)


Empowerment  •  Experience  •  Employ  •  Excellent  •  Eternity


Upcoming Events....

Pentecost (Shavuot): The Birth of the Church

Catch the Fire: Acts 2:1-4

New Bern District Prayer Line: every Tuesday at 6 am.  Dial-in Phone Number: 1-641-715-3580 Code: 750-588

Join & support the Presiding Elder at the following events:


Local Preachers' Website

Click to view the online edition of the Star of Zion

Click to View District/Conference Meeting and Event Dates

Click to View Quarterly Conference Meeting Dates

Click to View New Bern District's CED Page

Watch Bishop Kenneth Monroe's Episcopal Address and Sermon from the 153rd Session of the North Carolina Annual Conference below:


Click to Download Bishop Monroe's Episcopal Address

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a breathless
moment in Christ
(Phil. 3:12-16)




The A-Team

Stretching to
the Next Level

Welcome to
the New Bern District

Upcoming Events -- Mark Your Calendar



~~ Time Change ~~

The  Missionary Anniversary on Sunday, May 20, 2018 start time is 6:00 pm rather than the original time start time of 4:00. The time change allows those who would like to hear Bishop Monroe preach at St. Stephen in Farmville at 3:00 p.m. on the same Sunday.

Shabach AME Zion Church, Vanceboro, NC
Rev. Dr. Blenda Hargett, Pastor

Congratulations to Presiding Elder on her Hood Theological Seminary's Doctoral Declaration of Candidacy on March 17, 2018




Congratulations to Presiding Elder on her Hood Theological Seminary's Doctoral Declaration of Candidacy on March 17, 2018



CED Updates

All Meditation Book Submissions
Due by July 31, 2018


Zion University at Birmingham, Alabama, July 21-26, 2018
Please contact Brenda Bryant if you are interested in attending this event by February 17, 2018,
so that transportation may be arranged.  If there are enough responses, a bus may be considered.

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New Bern District Writers, Writers, Writers


Meditation Book Submissions

Theme: “New Beginnings”

Due date for Submissions:  July 31, 2018


Please send submissions for the following dates:

                * February 24, 2018
           * April 30          
* June 10
* July 31


Please let us know how many submissions you will be writing by February 28.
All submissions need to be emailed to Curtis White (
or Brenda Bryant (


 We ask that each submission include a Title, Bible Verse, Short Meditation and a short prayer (prayer is optional)


Ministers, please email your submissions to Rev. Dr. M. Luther Hill.


In Behalf of the New Bern District Christian Education Department, we would like to thank each of you in advance for contributing to the District Christian Education Department Meditation Book.  We pray that as you start writing that the Lord God will bless each of you. We know in advance this meditation book will truly be a Blessing to all.