Christ Our Redeemer AME Church Hosts AME Southern California Annual Conference

Bishop Clement and Supervisor Alexia Fugh (photo by Cora J. Fossett)
Bishop Clement and Supervisor Alexia Fugh (photo by Cora J. Fossett)

African Methodists throughout Southern California and the western U.S. will gather October 21 to November 1 for the 92nd Session of the Southern California Annual Conference of the AME Church and the Fifth District Planning Meeting.

Bishop Clement W. Fugh, presiding prelate, and Supervisor Alexia Butler Fugh, will oversee the both events as the new spiritual leaders of the Fifth Episcopal District. Pastor Mark E. Whitlock, Jr., the Rev. Dr. Mia Whitlock, first lady, and the members of Christ Our Redeemer AME Church (COR) are the conference hosts.

“We’re excited about Christ Our Redeemer, the seed of Orange County, hosting the Southern California Conference at the LAX Hilton,” said Whitlock, who the largest African American congregation in Orange County with more than 3,500 members. “Also, we are calling all AMEs to come out and meet their new bishop.”

Activities begin on Friday, Oct. 21, and Saturday, Oct. 22, when more than 250 youth participate in the Young People’s Division Lock-in Convention held at COR, located at 45 Tesla in Irvine.

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Source: LA Sentinel