Bishop Gregory G.M. Ingram and Rev. Dr. Jessica Kendall Ingram
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our district theme: "CALLED TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE"

Welcome to the Official Website of the First Episcopal District African Methodist Episcopal Church.  Thank you for visiting with us today!  Our District is the first of twenty Episcopal Districts established as part of our religious denomination, headquartered in the City of Philadelphia the birthplace of African Methodism, a global and connected body of churches organized by African American People under the leadership of our founder and first ordained and consecrated Episcopal leader of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (A.M.E.)  Church, Bishop Richard Allen.  

Join us in celebrating the retirement of our episcopal leaders!

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Learn More about The A.M.E. Church 

The Encyclopedia of African Methodism is a newly released publication that provides a closer glimpse into the life of the African Methodist Episcopal Church over the past 200 plus years of our existence.  We invite you to purchase a copy to learn more about our church and the rich legacy we celebrate. Please enjoy your visit to the First Episcopal District website and consider becoming part of our great Zion.  God Bless You! 

a perfect gift to commemorate the history of our zion

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FIND A LOCAL CHURCH IN THE FIRST distriCT...HERE!

As a connected body, the A.M.E. Church is organized geographically within each Episcopal District in what are defined as Annual Conferences. There are seven (7) Annual Conference regions that make up the First Episcopal District to include the British Territory of Bermuda,  the State of Delaware, New England States, New York, Western New York, New Jersey and the Philadelphia region.   Please click on the images below to tour our Annual Conference regions and find a list of local church ministries in your community.
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NEW YORK
BERMUDA
NEW JERSEY
DELAWARE
WESTERN NEW YORK
NEW ENGLAND
PHILADELPHIA

The First Episcopal District 

Contact Us

The First Episcopal District headquarters is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Our administrative office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST.  The District' mailing address is 3801 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104.  We look forward to hearing from you.
Office Phone....(215) 662-0506
Fax....................(215) 662-0199
email: info@firstdistrictame.org