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Mission & Vision

Mission Statement: John Wesley African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church is a Christian community called to perfect the saints for the work of the ministry, to edify the body of Christ, thereby fulfilling the great commission as mandated by the Lord Jesus Christ.

Vision Statement: To grow God's people for ministry

About Us

John Wesley African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church was established in 1924 in Detroit, Michigan. John Wesley was born out of the hearts of members who wanted to worship near their homes on the westside of town. It was named after the Bishop at the time who was Bishop John Wesley Martin. Initially meeting in each others homes and rented locations, in 1937, they acquired a building at 6419 Beechwood, Detroit Michigan and worshiped in the basement of this building. By 1953, members were able to worship in the sanctuary for the first time.

The congregation moved to its current location 28001 Evergreen in Southfield MI in December of 2001. JWC is a Christian community called to perfect the saints for the work of the ministry, to edify the body of Christ, thereby fulfilling the great commission as mandated by the Lord Jesus Christ.