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Thank You For Visiting Our Site!!!

We are honored to know that you have stopped by for a visit. 

- We hope you will take a few minutes to get to know us better.

Historic Shorter Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church 

255 Natchez Street Franklin, Tennessee 37064 
Phone: (615) 790-6611 

...In the Heart of the Natchez Community

 “A Church with a Heart for Christ and Community”


The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey Nathaniel Leath
 Presiding Prelate of the 13th Episcopal District

The Rev. Sydney F. Bryant 
 Presiding Elder, North Nashville and South Nashville Districts

The Rev.
Dr. Kenneth H. Hill
 Pastor, Shorter Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

"The foundation has been laid, the direction is set, and we're moving forward in the Vision of Richard Allen and Christ Jesus!"

*Winter Storm Weather Alert*

Sunday Morning Worship service for tomorrow, January 24, 2016 will be held as normal. The time is 10:00am.

The street and sidewalks near the church have been cleared.

*Winter Storm Weather Alert*

Due to the inclement weather, the planning meeting scheduled for tomorrow, January 23rd at the New First United Methodist Church has been postponed.

The planning meeting has been rescheduled for next Saturday, January 30th at the same place and time.

On the 3rd Monday of every January,
U.S. Citizens honor civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.

#Martin Luther King Jr.  #civil rights  #remembrance

Powerful Quotes, Still Relevant and True for Today:

 “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”

 “Faith is taking the first step even when you can't see the whole staircase.”

 “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”


The Doors of the Church Are Still Open

The stamp will be publicly unveiled on February 2, 2016.  
60-80 million stamps will be initially produced and available for order 6-8 weeks prior to the unveiling.

You are welcome to join us each Sunday
at our 10:00 am Worship time.
- We look forward to seeing you soon!
Pic of Church




 Join with Fellow Christians for Worship

Sunday Church School - 9:00 A.M.
Sunday Morning Worship - 10:00 A.M.

  *All activities take place at Shorter Chapel AME Church unless otherwise indicated*





Got Questions?
If you have questions prior to your visit or need directions to 
Historic Shorter Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
please contact us:
Phone: (615) 790-6611 | Email: 

 Whether you are new to the Franklin/Williamson County area
or just visiting our website.
It is a joy to extend a welcome to you.

We invite you and your family to join us in our Sunday Service and Church School.
We are delighted that you took the opportunity to visit our online presence.
We hope that this site provides you with the information and spiritual experience
that will be valuable and meaningful to you.

If you are looking for a place to worship and praise the name of Jesus,
please consider Historic Shorter Chapel A.M.E. Church
and make your journey our way.

We would love the opportunity to fellowship with you.
Our church doors are open and ready to receive you.


The Rev. Dr. Kenneth H. Hill, and First Lady, Dr. Roberta Hill
and the entire
Shorter Chapel A.M.E. Church Family, Welcome YOU!

Live Well ~ Live Blessed
(Mark 5:34, MSG)

  Historic Shorter Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
255 Natchez Street Franklin, Tennessee 37064
Phone: (615) 790-6611
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