Address: 3320 N. Knoll BD
Days/Hours of Operation: Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Description of Agency/Activities: Founded in the late 1700's by Reverend Richard Allen, the African Methodist Episcopal Church, also referred to as the "Church of the Anvil," was established in hopes of creating a church to fulfill the spiritual needs for neglected African communities. With a rich history and firm foundation as one of the oldest African American churches in Milwaukee, St. Mark's ministers to nearly 900 members of the surrounding community and provides the neighborhood with several vital community outreach programs.
Student Role: Service Learners will be helping students in the after school tutorial program with homework and helping the students build upon their academic skills in the areas of reading, writing, mathematics, computers, and foreign language.
Commitment: Orientation and at least 2 hours per week. Service Learners may attend both Tuesdays and Wednesdays if so desired, as long as they do so for the entire semester.