Union Church of Africans

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Denominational Profile

History

Methodist Episcopal Church

split into  Union Church of Africans (1813)

merged intoAfrican Union First Colored Methodist Protestant Church (1865)

   

split into  Union American Methodist Episcopal Church (1865)

The Union Church of Africans was the first church in the United States to be originally organized by and afterward wholly under the care of black people.

No membership data currently available on this denomination.

Data were taken from the National Council of Churches' Historic Archive CD and recent editions of the Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches. Denomination descriptions provided by Dr. J. Gordon Melton, Director, Institute for the Study of American Religion (ISAR). [More information on data sources]