Auxiliaries assist in the administrative, liturgical and daily operational functions of the local church and the broader AME Church family.
Women's Missionary Society
The purpose of this organization is to help people to grow in the knowledge and experience of God through His Son Jesus Christ, through continual Christian training, as well as individual and collective mission works, thus challenging them to respond to God's redemptive plan in the world.
Young People's Division
This organization consists of children and youth between the ages of 2 to 26. They fall under the auspices of the Women's Missionary Society. Its purpose is to provide meaningful resources, training and guidance in all areas of church life which encourage full participation in the mission programs and activities of the entire church.
The Stewardess Boards
The Stewardess Boards exist to assist the Pastor and the Steward Board in areas of worship and rituals. Stewardesses care for God's House, keeping it beautiful and immaculately clean. The stewardess' motto is "Cleanliness is next to godliness." The Stewardess Board is the right arm of the Pastor and Steward Board.
The Lay Organization of the African Methodist Episcopal Church is formed for the purpose of: instilling in its membership a love and appreciation for the history, tradition and principles of African Methodism; advocating respect and loyalty to constituted authority; encouraging the support of the total program of the local church; fostering systematic and regular study which will provide greater knowledge and participation in the church; and organizing and training lay members concerning the goals and objectives of the Connectional Lay Organization.
An usher is a temple servant whose job is to greet and escort worshippers to their seats, introduce visitors, distribute materials and facilitate the overall movement of worshipers while in the sanctuary. The usher is the embodiment of the gracious spirit of the body of Christ. The usher is the friend who shares in making the visitor feel welcome and the link between the world and the fellowship in the body of Christ. In short, the usher is the instrument who introduces the individual to every practical expression of the church's mission, and to the presence of the Almighty.
Young Adult Ministry
The Young Adult Ministry seeks to improve the relationships of young adults with Christ, themselves and the church. It takes particular interest in using their skills to enhance the life of the church as well as promoting activities catering to the spiritual, emotional and social needs of today's young adult.
Sons of Allen
This is a ministry of evangelism, discipleship and support for men. This ministry seeks to strengthen men in their roles as husband, father, brother, and leaders in the community and church. This ministry ministers to men in the following areas:
- Lead men to accept Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.
- Organize all African Methodist men in Christian fellowship and social action.
- Sponsor workshops on such topics as men's health, substance abuse, and spirituality.
- Encourage our men to become witnesses for Christ in their daily lives.
- Work with the young men of the community through scouting, mentoring, manhood training, recreation, church leadership training, and workshops covering subjects from peer pressure to auto repair.