The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

The African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

3225 West Sugar Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28269
United States

Attesting Officer
Rev. Dr. W. Robert Johnson III
General Secretary-Auditor


Media Contact
Dr. W. Robert Johnson, III

35.3054089, -80.8062442


The A.M.E. Zion Church is an independent body, having withdrawn from the John Street Methodist Church of New York City in 1796. The first bishop was James Varick.


Full Communicants Average Attendance Other Members Total Inclusive Members Total Churches Membership Calculation Method
2010
0
0
0
1,400,000
0
2008
0
0
0
1,400,000
3,393
2007
0
0
0
1,400,000
3,337
2006
1,217,508
0
225,897
1,443,405
3,310
2003
1,211,387
0
221,408
1,432,795
3,236
2001
1,209,887
0
238,047
1,447,934
3,226
1999
1,060,256
0
216,406
1,276,662
3,125
1998
1,035,963
0
216,406
1,252,369
3,098
1997
1,035,963
0
216,406
1,252,369
3,098
1996
1,020,842
0
210,000
1,230,842
3,098
1994
1,020,842
0
210,000
1,230,842
3,098
1991
1,000,000
0
200,000
1,200,000
3,000
1987
0
0
0
1,220,260
6,060
1986
1,098,949
0
96,224
1,195,173
6,057
1984
1,050,669
0
151,560
1,202,229
6,057
1982
1,050,669
0
83,510
1,134,179
6,023
1980
1,022,833
0
111,343
1,134,176
6,020
1979
1,012,706
0
112,470
1,125,176
6,020
1978
963,701
0
129,300
1,093,001
6,020
1977
1,083,391
0
0
1,083,391
6,018
1973
0
0
0
1,024,974
5,994
1970
0
0
0
940,000
4,500
1968
199,250
0
671,171
870,421
4,500
1965
0
0
0
1,100,000
4,583
1959
0
0
0
770,000
4,083
Serving Churches Retired Other Service to the Church Total Clergy
2010
3,883
563
108
4,554
2008
3,867
580
90
4,537
2007
3,777
535
90
4,402
2006
3,707
485
85
4,277
2003
3,285
475
67
3,827
2001
3,288
441
56
3,785
1999
2,731
215
56
3,002
1998
2,571
0
0
2,767
1997
2,571
0
0
2,767
1996
2,571
0
0
2,767
1994
2,571
0
0
2,767
1991
2,500
0
0
2,686
1987
6,300
0
0
6,698
1986
6,000
0
0
6,396
1984
6,000
0
0
6,275
1982
6,000
0
0
6,269
1980
6,491
0
0
6,766
1979
6,556
0
0
6,716
1978
6,609
0
0
6,689
1977
6,742
0
0
6,820
1973
6,700
0
0
6,873
1970
5,000
0
0
5,500
1968
3,600
0
0
4,800
1965
2,850
0
0
2,983
1959
2,400
0
0
2,480
Total Schools Staff Pupils Total Individuals
2010
2,835
7,200
69,051
76,251
2008
2,765
7,105
68,233
75,338
2007
2,750
7,055
68,108
75,163
2006
2,740
6,995
68,008
75,003
2003
2,508
6,839
66,130
72,969
2001
2,517
6,929
66,525
73,454
1999
1,699
0
0
69,460
1998
1,672
0
0
67,320
1997
1,672
0
0
67,320
1996
1,672
0
0
67,320
1994
1,672
0
0
67,320
1991
1,556
0
0
50,046
1986
6,057
0
0
217,000
1984
6,057
0
0
221,412
1982
6,023
0
0
193,181
1980
6,020
0
0
191,735
1979
6,018
0
0
193,672
1978
6,018
0
0
168,149
1977
6,018
0
0
167,385
1968
3,000
0
0
0
1959
2,850
7,600
191,650
199,250
1956
2,800
7,500
190,000
197,500
1955
3,000
25,650
374,350
400,000
1952
3,050
25,650
325,025
350,675
1950
3,060
26,000
350,395
376,395
Total Benevolences Total Financials Total Giving Local Expenses Method
2010
$0
$7,662,362
$0
2006
$0
$7,662,362
$0
2003
$0
$86,487,506
$86,487,506
2001
$7,259,044
$103,000,000
$96,066,332
1999
$3,221,303
$85,561,368
$82,340,065
1998
$2,717,130
$76,997,130
$74,280,000
1997
$2,717,130
$76,997,130
$74,280,000
1996
$2,717,130
$71,895,244
$69,178,114
1994
$2,717,130
$71,895,243
$69,178,113
1978
$3,456,069
$49,309,967
$45,853,898
1977
$2,536,473
$47,330,103
$44,793,630
1950
$0
$516,240
$0
1919
$0
$784,746
$0
1917
$0
$1,700,737
$0