Emanuel AME

Emanuel AME Anniversary Services- Remembering Nine Lives Lost

CHARLESTON, SC (WOLO)–It was three years ago that nine church members lost their lives to convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof. Roof opened fire inside Mother Emanuel AME Church, forever changing the course of history in South Carolina. The nine lives are being remembered as the City of Charleston and the State of South Carolina are coming together in the…

Quilts Donated After Church Shooting Displayed In Charleston

A quilt donated to Mother Emanuel (Bill Burr/WCIV CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Some of the hundreds of prayer quilts donated to Mother Emanuel AME Church after last year’s church shootings are being displayed in Charleston. The quilts are on display through Thursday at the Charleston Civil Design Center near the church. In the days following the shootings on June 17…

Emanuel AME Pastor Reassigned

Rev. Dr. Betty Deas Clark CHARLESTON, S.C. (WOLO) — The first permanent pastor of Emanuel AME Church, where nine parishioners were killed a little more than a year ago during a Bible study, has been reassigned. According to the Post and Courier, Reverend Berry Deas Clark moved to a church in Georgetown Tuesday. The move comes after just five months at…

Emanuel AME Pastor Dr. Betty Deas-Clark in Orlando To Offer Solidarity, Support, Ministry

ORLANDO, FL (WCIV) — In an act of outreach and ministry, the pastor of Charleston’s Emanuel AME was in Orlando Monday morning. Rev. Dr. Betty Deas-Clark said she felt an “urge, unction and great need to show solidarity with the people of Orlando.” Rev. Dr. Deas-Clark was supposed to be at the White House on Monday. Instead, she made the…

More Than $3.6M Awarded to Help Charleston Shooting Victims

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – More than $3.5 million in federal funding is being made available to victims of a brutal shooting at a historic black church in Charleston last summer. U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn announced on Thursday that that U.S. Department of Justice had awarded more than $3.6 million available through the Office for Victims of Crime Antiterrorism and Emergency…