Our Motto

God Our Father,

Christ Our Redeemer,

the Holy Spirit Our


Humankind Our Family.

Our Objective

In order to meet the needs of every level of the Connection and in every local church, the AME Church shall implement strategies to train all members in: (1) Christian discipleship, (2) Christian leadership, (3) current teaching methods and materials, (4) the history and significance of the AME Church, (5) God’s biblical principles, and (6) social development to which all should be applied to daily living

Reverend Kimberly L. Detherage, Esq. was born in Louisville, Kentucky, to Katherine and James M. Detherage. She grew up in Louisville, Kentucky with her two brothers, James M. Detherage, Jr., and Kevin J. Detherage. Rev. Kim grew up in a close knit and extended family where she was affirmed and taught that she could be whatever she wanted to be. At a young age after witnessing injustices Rev. Kim decided that her life would be devoted to law and helping people.—changing the world.... At the age of 10, Rev. Kim accepted Jesus Christ into her life. Read More>>

Our History

  1. 1998 - Mark Johnson goes on Peace Corps mission in Haiti and his life changes forever.
  2. 2001 - Angel donation from GlobalCom funds outreach for west Africa division.
  3. 2005 - St Mark AME Church grows to feeding more than 50,000 children in a single year and raises more than $2.5 million from non-corporate donors.
  4. 2011 - Mark Johnson recognized as one of the top humanitarians in the nation. St Mark AME Church grows to more than 7,500 volunteers in 17 countries worldwide.

Our Pastor

Our Mission

The Mission of the AME Church is to minister to the social, spiritual and physical development of

all people.

Our Purpose

1) make available God’s biblical principles,

2) spread the liberating gospel of Jesus Christ, and 3) provide continuing programs which will enhance theentire social development of all people.

Our Vision

At every level of the Connection and in every local church, the AME Church shall engage in carrying out the spirit of the original Free African Society, out of which the AME Church evolved: that is, to seek out and save the lost, and to serve the needy. It is also the duty of Church to continue to encourage all members to become involved in all aspects of church training.

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