Purpose of Ministry

The Trustees shall manage all the temporal concerns of the church not otherwise provided for and shall have a treasurer elected by the Board.


• Shall guard for the Connection all real estate, churches, parsonages, schools, and any other property obtained by the local church.

• Make improvements upon the property or real estate when authorized to do so by a majority of the legal members of the church.

• They shall secure by purchase or rent, a house for the pastor’s family and comfortably furnish it.

Membership Criteria

Each person elected a Trustee shall be 18 years of age or older, a member of the local church for 6 months and member of the AME Church for 2 years. Members are nominated by the Pastor and voted on by the body of the local church. They shall serve for 1 year.

Ministry Structure

The Pastor is chairperson. The Pastor may appoint a chairperson pro tem to act in his/her absence.
When the Ministry Serves and/or Meeting Schedule.
Meets every other month on the Tuesday after the second Sunday.


Michael Grant, Pro-Tem – Trustee Board – michaelgrant@fameoakland.org