Our Mission

The Mission of the AME Church is to minister to the social, spiritual, and physical development of all people by spreading Christ's liberating gospel through word and deed.

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Our History

History of the A.M.E. Church
History of Bethel Lebanon
The Cross & Anvil

Our Clergy

Bishop McKinley Young, Presiding Prelate Third Episcopal District

Rev. Dr. Melanie Valentine, Presiding Elder Cincinnati District

Rev. Karen R. Schaeffer, Ph.D., Pastor

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you just love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another."

John 13:34-35