Bishop Barrett

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    Photo: William Arnett, 1997

"This represent the first bishop of my church. Bishop Barrett was the founder and the father of the African Methodist Episcopal—A.M.E. Zion. This is his picture. The bottles is for wine. You know we have to have the wine, not to get drunk, but got to represent the blood of Jesus. We have the Lord's Supper: 'Eat my flesh and drink my blood.'" —Rev. George Kornegay