The History of First AME Church of Wyandanch
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First AME Church of Wyandanch was originally established in 1995 under the pastorate of Rev. Linda Smith who was appointed by Bishop Phillip R. Cousin at the recommendation of Presiding Elder Vernon I. Lowe. The first services were held in a member's home. Later, worship services were held at Haskills Funeral Home on Straight Path in Wyandanch. After some time, the church moved to a store front and remained there until 1997. During this time there were approximately twenty members.
After a period of transition, in April 2006, Rev. Constance Carter-Davis was appointed by Bishop Richard F. Norris to pastor the church at the recommendation of Presiding Elder Henrietta Scott-Fullard. Under the guidance of Elder Fullard, Rev. Davis has led the church from its three remaining members (Samuel and Edna Newton and Frances Franklin) to 79 active members. Through the graciousness of Babylon Town Supervisor Steve Bellone, church services are presently being held at the Wyandanch Senior Nutrition Center, 28 Wyandanch Ave., Wyandanch, NY.