Historic Landmark...celebrating 174 years of service since 1848

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church 

Moving from Church to Ministry - "...for the people worked with all their heart." - Nehemiah 4:6 

​Reverend Robert L. Hodges, Sr. - Pastor

Time in Raleigh:

St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church in Raleigh | 402 West Edenton Street Raleigh NC 27603 US | +1.9198322709 Ministry in Raleigh

402 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
919.832.2709 (office) 919.832.3445 (fax)
spamechurch@aol.com (email)
stpaulamechurchraleighnc.org (website)

 www.facebook.com/stpaulamearaleigh/

Servicescan be viewed onSt. Paul AME Homepage or  Facebook LIVE


5/22/2022 -  10 am - Rev. Barbareta McGill, "Hold On To God's Unchanging Hand"

5/15/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Elsie Covington, "There's No Obstacle Too Big for God"

5/8/2022 - 10 am - Retired Presiding Elder Rev. Ella M. Samuels, "Do Whatever He Tells You"

5/1/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "How Long, Lord, How Long?"

4/24/2022 - 10 am - Women's Day Service, Guest Speaker, Rev. Linda Mouzon, Fair Havens AME Church, Baltimore, MD, "Almost, But Not Quite"

4/17/2022 - 10 am - Easter Sunday Service, Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "The Napkin is Still Folded"

4/10/2022 - 10am - Palm Sunday Youth-Led Service, Guest Speaker: Mr. Greear Webb, Southeast Raleigh Table UMC, "Who Are You Following?"

4/3/2022 - 10am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "A Breakthrough Praise"

3/27/2022 - 10am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "Quench Not the Spirit"

3/20/2022 10 am - Addie G. Stroud Missionary Day Program, March 20,2022 . Guest Speaker: Selerya Moore, President, 2nd Episcopal District Women's Missionary Society, "Diversity of Gifts of...Missionaries Rising to Greater  Service"

3/13/2022 - 10 am - Youth Led Worship Services, Guest Speaker, Sister Shanell Frazer, with Youth Ministry at Springdale AME, Burlington NC, "Being Made for the Task"

3/06/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "Dealing with Feelings"

2/27/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "Free At Last!"

2/20/2022 - 10 am - Minister De'Quan Isom , " Say So!"

2/13/2022 - 10 am - Presiding Bishop E. Anne Henning-Byfield, "The A.M.E. Church is Old"

2/6/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "The War Within" 

1/30/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "Lord, Help My Unbelief"

​1/23/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "How to Hold on When Everybody Else is Going Belly Up”

1/16/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "What to Do When Your Brook Dries Up"

1/9/2022 - 10 am - Youth-Led Worship Service, Bro. Paul R. Evans, Associate Minister, Reed Temple AME Church, Gwendale, MD, "I'm Flawed, But On Assignment"

1/2/2022 - 10 am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "A New Road for a New Year"

12/26/2021- 8am & 11am  - Rev. Elsie Covington, "God Works the Midnight Shift"

12/19/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "God's Love"

12/12/2021 - 8am & 11am - Youth-Led Worship Service, Guest Speaker, Sister Victoria Blount, Bethel AME Church, Selma, NC , "How Do We Bless God When Life is being Life"

12/5/2021 -  8am & 11am - Communion Sunday Service , Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "If It Had Not Been for the Lord..."

11/28/2021 - 8am & 11am  -  Men's Day Worship Service, Rev. Wilmot Taylor, "When Men Stand Firm in the Faith" 

11/21/2021 - 8am & 11am - Youth-Led Worship Service, Guest Speaker, Daniel Taylor, "Give Thanks"

11/14/2021 - 8am & 11am  - Rev. Jack Mumford, Ret. Navy Command Master Chief, Guest Preacher for Veteran's Day Service, "On the Other Side of Through"

11/7/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "Prayer and Spiritual Warfare"

10/31/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Elsie Covington, "Let Go and Let God" 

10/23/2021 - 8am & 11am - Class Leader Sunday Service, Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "Rejoice in Difficulties"

10/17/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Wanda Bullock, "Wait on the Lord, Trust in His Timing"

10/10/2021 - 8am & 11am - Sister Penny S. Oliver, President of the AME Western NC Lay Organization, Guest Speaker for Lay Witness Sunday, "It Is Your Season" 

10/3/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "Praising God for His Mighty Works"

9/26/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "Encourage Yourself"

9/19/2021 - 8am & 11am - Pastor's Anniversary Message, Guest Speaker, Rev. Dr. Louis-Charles Harvey, Presiding Elder Emeritus, "Greater Is Still In Front of You"

9/12/2021 - 8am & 11am - Youth Led Worship Sunday, Guest Speaker, Rev. H. Matthew Seawright, 9th Episcopal District, Payne Chapel AME Church, Birmingham, AL,  "Grateful by Association"

9/5/2021 - 8am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "What Do You Have to Complain About?"

8/29/2021- 8am & 11am - Elder Rev. Ella Mae Samuels, "Who Do You Trust?"

8/22/2021 - 8am - Rev. Wilmot Taylor, "Who Are You and Who Are Your People?"

8/15/2021 - 8am & 11am - Youth Led Worship Service - Ms. Maya Barrow, Bethel AME, Greensboro,NC, "Send Me and I'll Go!"

8/8/2021 - 8am - Guest Preacher, Eastern District Presiding Elder, Rev. Dr. Anita Marie Thompson, 174th Church Anniversary Message, "Don't Forget Your Roots"

8/1/2021 - 8am & 11am - Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "Nevertheless"

7/25/2021 - 8am & 11am - Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "Standing on the Promises of God"

7/11/2021 - 8am & 11am - Youth Sunday Guest Pastor, Rev. Akil Dickens, Emmanual AME Church, Durham, NC, "Humpty, Dumpty" 

7/4/2021 - 8am & 11am  - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "I Have Joy"

6/27/2021 - 8am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "Renewing My Strength"

6/20/2021 - 8am & 11am - Keynote Speaker for Juneteenth Service: Rev. Mycal X. Brickhouse Pastor of Cary First Christian Church, Cary NC, "Are you one of us, or one of our adversaries​?"

6/13/2021 - 8am & 11am  - Dr. Terrance Ruth, Guest Speaker for Annual Youth Graduate Service, "It's In the Blood..."

6/6/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "God Is With Us"

5/30/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Barbareta McGill, Memorial Day Message, "Move Forward, But Don't Forget"

5/23/2021 - 8am & 11am  - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr., "Come, Holy Spirit"

5/16/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. "Why Do We Praise God?"

5/9/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , Mother's Day Message, "A Mother Called By God"

5/2/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "Your Eyes Are On Canaan, But Your Mind Is In Egypt"

4/25/2021 - 8am & 11am - Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "Deserted Harps"

4/18/2021 - 8am & 11am - Women’s Days Guest Preacher, Rev. Theresa Holmes, St. James AME Church, Castle Hayne, NC,  “We’re In This Together”

4/11/2021 - 8am & 11am - Youth Led Worship Service Message, Bro. Jonas Pope,  "Do What You Have To Do, So That You Can Do What You Want To Do"

4/4/2021 - 8am & 11am - Easter Message, Rev. Robert L. Hodges, Sr. , "What If Easter Didn't Exist?"

4/1/2021 -  6:30 pm, Maundy Thursday Message, Rev. Hodges, Guest Speaker at St. Joseph's AME, Durham,NC - "What's Love Got To Do With It?" (You can view Pastor's message at https://www.facebook.com/stjosephamec/videos/351269239625233)