Giving At Charles Street


Members who miss Sunday services can leave their tithes and offering with either Sis.
Linda Dorch or Rev. Opal Adams during the week. Please check the church calendar for operating hours during the week.



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About Our Church

The Historic Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church is interwoven with the history of African Americans in Boston. 

In 1818, a small group of free African Americans began gathering in a small house on Beacon Hill to give birth to the First African Methodist Episcopal Society.  The Reverend Noah Caldwell W. Cannon, a firebrand itinerant preacher who traveled throughout New England, was the leading force in the creation of this new church and in 1833 he began serving as its first pastor....... read more