About St. James AME Church (New Orleans, Louisiana)
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Historic St. James AME Church is a historic church, affiliated with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the oldest predominately African American denomination in the United States. The church is located at 222 N. Roman Street in New Orleans, Louisiana. Founded in 1844, Historic St. James is the first church of African Methodism established in the Deep South. The church's pastor is the Reverend Jonathan C. Augustine.
The Neo-Gothic church was built in 1848 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.