The Historic St. Peter A.M.E. Church

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St. Peter AME Church

New Pastor Named

June 1, 2014     Rev. Russell A. Obee, Sr. was assigned as pastor to his home church, Historic St. Peter, A.M. E. Church. Rev. Obee was named due to the death of Rev. Alexander Giles. Rev. Obee was born in New Orleans, LA and was an active member of St. Peter until he answered his call to the ministry.

A Community Steadily Growing in the Lord

While we have recognized and celebrated our past, we look forward to a most blessed and prosperous future that God has yet in store for this body of believers. It is by God's grace that we have come this far and by His grace that we shall continue on.

We invite you to come and worship with us. God's blessing to you all and to your families.


St. Peter A.M.E. Church is a National Historic Landmark

St. Peter A.M.E. Church has existed in New Orleans for more than one hundred and forty years. It celebrated the one hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary of its history in 1991. On March 21, 1979, the church was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

The National Register of Historic Places is the Nation's official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation. Authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Register is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historic and archeological resources. Properties listed in the Register include districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. The National Register is administered by the National Park Service, which is part of the U.S. Department of the Interior.