The African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME Church), the oldest independent Protestant denomination founded by Black people in the world, passed an historic climate resolution at their 50th General Conference today committing to support climate policies that will protect families, create healthy and safe communities, and build a clean energy future. This is the first resolution wholly dedicated to addressing climate change in the AME Church’s 200 years of existence.
The AME Church launched their resolution with a guide and resources to help their 7,000 congregations and 2.5 million members reduce damage to the climate and inspire others to lead on climate solutions in their homes, congregations, and communities.
Download AME Church Climate Resolution and read our press release to learn more about the AME's new commitment to finding climate solutions and making the world a more sustainable, healthy, and habitable place for all.
Together, Blessed Tomorrow and AME adapted our universal guide for AME leaders and congregants. Download the Getting Started Guide to learn how you can begin to lead your congregation on the path to a sustainable future.
About the AME Church
The African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME Church) is a predominantly African-American Methodist denomination founded in 1816, and is the oldest independent Protestant denomination founded by black people in the world. AME Church’s mission is to minister to the spiritual, intellectual, physical, emotional, and environmental needs of all people by spreading Christ’s liberating gospel through word and deed. Today, AME Church is located throughout the world with 7,000 congregations and 2.5 million members. Learn more at ame-church.com.