First AME Church of Gaithersburg
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The First A.M.E. Church story
began on April 27, 1984, during the closing session of the Washington Annual Conference at Turner Memorial A.M.E. Church with Bishop John Hurst Adams' reading of the pastoral appointment of the Rev. Dr. Lois Ann Poag to the Rockville/Gaithersburg area. [read more]


In October of 2004, Pastor Glenn delivered a sermon to the congregation that articulated a vision for our church. [read more]




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