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African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church
by Criner, Allyson C. African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church is a Christian denomination dating back to 1787, when a number of black worshippers withdrew from the interracial St. George's Methodist Episcopal Church in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
by Williams, Wiley J. African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church by Wiley J. Williams, 2006 See also: African Americans; Simon Green Atkins; Andrew J. Cartwright; John Campbell Dancy, Jr.; James Walker Hood; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
American Indian Churches in Eastern NC
by Oakley, Christopher Arris. American Indian Churches in Eastern NC Originally published as "Communities of Faith: American Indian Churches in Eastern North Carolina" by Dr. Christopher Arris Oakley Reprinted with [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
American Missionary Association
by Williams, Wiley J. The American Missionary Association (AMA) was a Christian educational organization founded on 3 Sept. 1846 in Albany, N.Y., through the antislavery coalition of the Union Missionary Society, the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Angels
by Powell, William S. The existence of angels, spiritual beings believed to be similar to human beings but without corporeal bodies, has been proposed by practically all peoples from the earliest days of human awareness. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Appalachian Industrial School
by Williams, Wiley J. The Appalachian Industrial School was a coed grammar school founded in Penland in 1912 by Episcopal minister Rufus Morgan. Sponsored by the Diocese of Western North Carolina of the Episcopal Church, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Assemblies of God
by Losse, Helen. Assemblies of God, headquartered in Springfield, Mo., and maintaining substantial membership in North Carolina, is one of the largest of the Pentecostal sects, with more than 12 million members [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Baptist Children's Homes
by Jonas, Glenn. Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina, Inc., founded in 1885, is one of the largest residential child care facilities in the South. The idea to establish an orphanage was first brought before [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Baptists
by Martin, James I., Sr., Jonas, Glenn, Moore, Anne, Johnson, Lloyd, Pelt, Michael R. Baptists by Anne Moore and James I. Martin Sr., 2006 Additional research provided by Lloyd Johnson, Glenn Jonas, and Michael R. Pelt. See also: Cragmont Assembly; Kehukee Baptist [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barber-Scotia College
by Wadelington, Charles W. Barber-Scotia College was founded in Concord in 1867 as Scotia Seminary, a Presbyterian preparatory school for young, newly freed African American women. For more than a generation the institute [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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