College Park Christian Methodist Episcopal Church is a "Methodist" church under the auspices of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, an African American denomination established in1870 by 41 former slaves. There are four (4) CME Church affiliated HBCU colleges: Lane College in Jackson, TN founded in 1882; Paine College in Augusta, GA founded in 1882; Texas College in Tyler, TX founded in 1898. Presently, the church reports approximately 850.000 communicants in the Continental United States, Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia, and the Congo.
The College Park CME Church was erected in April, 1991. Several pastors conducted worship service until its first full-time pastor was appointed in August, 1992. College Park CME Church endeavors to improve and advance the spiritual lives of its members and new converts, to be an asset to the community in which it resides and to promote an awareness of Jesus Christ as the source of salvation and eternal life.