Articles About Central Chapel

  • World House Choir begins rehearsals for Coretta Scott King celebration

    The World House Choir, a local choir under the helm of Catherine Roma, will begin rehearsals for its performance at the annual Coretta Scott King celebration next week. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The World House Choir will hold rehearsals in preparation for the upcoming celebration of Coretta Scott King’s birthday during the months of February, March and April. New members are welcome and encouraged.

  • Martin Luther King Jr. march and celebration in Yellow Springs, 2014

    about 200 marchers participated in this year's march honoring Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    Over 200 people participated in Yellow Springs’ annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial march and subsequent celebration at the Central Chapel, AME this January 20.

  • Braving cold to show solidarity

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    Cold temperatures didn’t keep away villagers from taking part in Monday’s annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day walk and service. See more photos.

  • Celebrate 145 years with Central Chapel A.M.E.

    Members of the organizing committee, from left, Carolyn Walker-Kimbero, Nan Harshaw and Denise Lennon met last week at the chapel on High Street to finalize the festivities.

    The Central Chapel A.M.E Church is celebrating its 145th anniversary next weekend, Sept. 17–19, with a Friday evening banquet, Saturday afternoon picnic and two worship services on Sunday.

  • Honoring AME’s rich local history

    The Central Chapel AME Church is celebrating its 145th anniversary next weekend, Sept. 17–19, with a Friday evening banquet, Saturday afternoon picnic and two worship services on Sunday. Members of the organizing committee, from left, Carolyn Walker-Kimbro, Nan Harshaw and Denise Lennon, met last week at the chapel on High Street to finalize the festivities. (Photo by Megan Bachman)

    In 1886, as the area’s educational opportunities continued to attract African Americans 23 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, 13 families from Yellow Springs and Miami Township formed a local chapter of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.