"A tie to the Past and a Link to the Future"

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 are delighted that you took the opportunity to visit our website. We hope that this site provides you with 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 AME 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.

Please note: Our worship services are temporarily canceled due to COVID-19. Please check back for updates.

Sunday Worship Services

Church School - 9:00 a.m.

Morning Worship - 10:00 a.m.


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. Kenneth H. Hill, Ph.D., Pastor, Shorter Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Video Messages

"Give Thanks" (11/22/20)

"Let's Get To Work!" (11/8/20)

"Enough: From Scarcity to Abundance" (10/11/20)

"Let Your Pain Speak to My Heart" (10/4/20)

"Do You Know Who You Are?" (9/20/20)

Previous messages can be found on ourĀ Video Messages page.

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