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Zion Chapel’s Founder’s Day

28 North Doctor Martin Luther King Street
Natchez MS, 39120

(601) 807-0454

Date:  February 11, 2024

Time:  9:30 am

The public is invited to attend the annual Founder’s Day program held by Zion Chapel A.M.E. Church at 28 North Doctor Martin Luther King Street in Natchez on Sunday, February 11, 2024 at 9:30 AM.

During the program, presenters from the congregation will give presentations on the history of the African Methodist Episcopal Church denomination and how it was founded by the Reverend Richard Allen (1760-1831). Allen was born on February 14, 1760, into slavery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before his family was sold in 1772 to a family near Dover, Delaware. Allen founded and became the first Bishop of the African American Episcopal Church. He died on March 26, 1831, at the age of 71.

For more information, call Norma West at (601) 807-0454.