The Center for the Study of Religion and Culture at Vanderbilt Divinity School in Nashville, Tenn. works to develop, promote and increase faculty research on the relationship between religion and culture.
The Kelly Miller Smith Institute on Black Church Studies at Vanderbilt University works to bring together the African American church community and educational institutions to study important issues concerning the practice of faith and ministry.
The House Church Network is a resource for house churches operated by David and Carolynn Anderson in Bristol, Tenn.
The Church of God in Christ is the largest organization in the Holiness-Pentecostal tradition in the United States. Its members are predominately African-American.
The National Baptist Convention, USA has approximately 7.5 million members. It is the oldest and largest African American convention in the United States.
The Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is a branch of Wesleyan Methodism. It is composed primarily of African Americans. Paul A.G. Stewart is senior bishop at the church’s headquarters in St. Louis, Mo.
The African Methodist Episcopal Church evolved from the Free African Society.
The Baptist Press is a news service of the Southern Baptist Convention.
The Halveti-Jerrahi Order of Dervishes is an international traditional order of Sufis with branches in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Illinois and Tennessee.