Press Release Author = Rev. Jean, Metropolitan AME Church
Industry = Media
Press Release Summary = The goal of the movement is to have legislation passed regarding the composition of the Steward Board and the Trial of Itinerant Elders in the AME Church.
Press Release Body = This movement formed to bring to the attention of members of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church proposed legislation that reads:
1. The Steward Board would comprise of nine (9) pastoral appointees and ten (10) congregational appointees, and
2. The procedure for The Trial of Itinerant Preachers is clear and definitive. There shall be an equal number of lay members and ministers on the Ministerial Efficiency Committee.
Rev. Jean at Metropolitan AME Church, Washington, DC, initiated this movement. The goal of the movement is to have legislation passed regarding the composition of the Steward Board and the Trial of Itinerant Elders. The proposed legislation will empower congregants. The proposed legislation reiterates that pastors are accountable to the entire congregation as opposed to the Steward Board only as the current system implies.
Web Site = http://localame.blogspot.com
Contact Details = Rev. Jean, Metropolitan AME Church Bon Wit Plaza, Suite #808 2401 H St. NW, Washington, DC 20037 (202) 333-7923 firstname.lastname@example.org