Prince Chapel African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.)

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Prince Chapel is the second oldest Black church and the only African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) church in Tucson. It was founded in 1905. Rev. Ratcliff Hughes was the first pastor. The church has had 29 ministers in its 85 years of history. Rev. Jonathan Rhone is the current pastor.

Prince Chapel is located at 602 S. Stone, telephone number 624-2871. The membership is around 465.

Principal researcher: Amy Knowles

Prince Chapel A.M.E. Church [UALSC]
Prince Chapel A.M.E. Church [UALSC]
Church choir appearing on KVOA Tucson Negro Hour
Church choir appearing on KVOA Tucson Negro Hour program in 1950 [UALSC]

 

Hosea and Blanche Johnson
Hosea and Blanche Johnson, 1988. Mrs. Johnson provided interview on church history [UALSC]
Sunday morning after services [UALSC]
Sunday morning after services [UALSC]

 

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