The history of Mt. Pisgah dates back to 1850, when Bethel AME Church was founded in Bergan Township, New Jersey. Mt. Pisgah African Methodist Episcopal Church, Jersey City, NJ was founded October 14, 1931. St. John AME Church, Jersey City, merged with Mt. Pisgah on June 29, 2014, and God has continued to bless our church. The following history was comprised by our Church Historical Commission (Bro. Melvin Oliver, Chairperson, Sis. Beverly Garrett-Harmon, Vice Chairperson, Sis. Erma Greene, Sis. Barbara Wilson, Sis. Carol Brown.) Click the links below to read our rich history.