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Mission: The mission of the AME/WIM is to define, enhance, support and expand the presence of women in ministry in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church.
Objectives: The purpose of AME/WIM is to meet and further the following objectives:
a. To recognize and support women in ministry as an integral part of the
b. To raise the consciousness of the AME Church on women’s issues.
c. To address the issue of sexism in the AME Church.
d. To address issues of opportunities for women in ministry in the AME Church.
e. To support women in the pastoral ministry.
f. To affirm specialized ministries, for example: Chaplaincy, writing, teaching,
counseling, research, prison, youth, geriatric, singles, street, health care,
family/life relations, music, homeless, HIV/AIDS and religious education
g. To encourage academic training for the ministry.
h. To sponsor a Connectional conference at least once during each quadrennium.
i. To support and provide assistance and outreach to women in ministry in the
Fourteenth through Twentieth Episcopal Districts.
j. To compile a complete and accurate record of all women in ministry in the
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