A biographical essay on the life of peter allen by stephen taylor allen archivist, mother bethel ame church archives, philadelphia, pa. Website coming soon stay tuned this page belongs to a member of the inmotion hosting network if you are visiting this site, please check back soon.
Mother bethel african methodist episcopal (ame) church, the first african methodist episcopal church in the nation, was founded in philadelphia, pennsylvania.
Richard allen founded the first national black church in the united states, the bethel church became known as mother bethel because it. Allen was appointed its first bishop and bethel church became mother bethel african summary descriptive information on this collection was compiled in.
Click image for close-up, construction of mother bethel african methodist episcopal church in philadelphia, shown in this 1804 engraving, was completed in.