Wade Chapel AME Church

Welcome to the Wade Chapel AME Church where The Reverend Norman Baker is the pastor, serving the spiritual needs of the residents Hill County and the surrounding areas. We welcome all to come and visit our church located at 301 South Church Street, Hillsboro Texas. Sunday School teaching begins at 9:00AM followed by Praise and Worship beginning at 10:00AM each Sunday.

Wade Chapel AME Church

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Our Mission

Our mission is to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ to to all people in the area we serve.


Welcome to the Web site of the Wade Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church located in Hillsboro TX.

Please take the time to sign our GUESTBOOK and visit OUR BOOKSTORE. At the bookstore you can establish your own personal account to purchase the best of Christian books, gifts, and even clergy and choir robes Online at discounted prices.

Our Church

Now, about our church: We are a Connectional Church, a local congregation of the worldwide African Methodist Episcopal Church (AMEC). The AME Church, whose roots go back to 1787 in the United States, has been serving the African-American (Black) community from the days of slavery to the present time. Because some misunderstand the meaning of our name we thought it not robbery to explain its meaning:

Our Name

AFRICAN - means that the church was organized by Americans of African descent and heritage, some actually born in Africa.

It does NOT mean that the church was founded in Africa or that its membership is limited to people of African descent, as some might mistakenly believe.

It does mean that those Americans and Africans who founded our church were of African descent and we proudly recognize this fact. Then and now we welcome all who wish to worship Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior regardless of color, ethnicity or background. The Methodist traditions were adopted by our founders for this very reason.

METHODIST - refers to the church's membership in the family of Methodist churches. Richard Allen, the founder and first bishop, felt that the form and format of Methodism would best suit the needs of the African community at that time.

EPISCOPAL - refers to the form of government under which the church operates. The Episcopal form of government means that the chief executive and administrative officers of our denomination are our bishops whose authority is given them by the General Conference of elected representatives of the entire denomination. The responsibilities of the bishops is to oversee the spiritual and temporal affairs of the church.


The Wade Chapel AME Church is a member of the Northwest Texas Conference, 10th Episcopal District, AMEC, where the Right Reverend Gregory G. M. Ingram is the presiding Prelate and President of the Northwest Texas Conference.   The Reverend Dr. Jessica Kendall Ingram is the Episcopal Supervisor. The Church is part of the Paul Quinn Presiding Elder's District, The Reverend Dr. Marshall Hobbs, Sr. is the Presiding Elder.


Wade Chapel AME Church is a "Partner" with Cokesbury.com to provide our members and visitors with a "Virtual Bookstore", The Wade Chapel AME Church Online bookstore.

At the Wade Chapel AME ONLINE Bookstore you will find many resources to enhance your study of the Bible and aid in your personal spiritual journey. Click on this link to Visit The Wade Chapel AME Church Online Bookstore. As you shop the Wade Chapel AME Online Bookstore the church will receive a 5% rebate on qualifying items.

Please enjoy your visit with us and return often if the page ministers to you.

Schedule Of Events

Schedule of Events

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