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Great church with great music and very interesting visiting choirs

Very active church, great music especially some of the visiting choirs of the past and again this... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Alexandria, United States
Beautiful Large City Church, very historic

This is a beautiful church with very friendly, loving people eager to serve God and one another... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2017
Mindy G
Annapolis, Maryland
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19 Jul 2017
“Great church with great music and very interesting visiting choirs”
29 Apr 2017
“Beautiful Large City Church, very historic”
Alfred Street is among the oldest African American Baptist Churches in America, celebrating its bicentennial in 2003.
301 S Alfred St, Alexandria, VA 22314-3670
+1 703-683-2222
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Very active church, great music especially some of the visiting choirs of the past and again this year!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

This is a beautiful church with very friendly, loving people eager to serve God and one another. We just enjoyed a 1,000 plus people conference they hosted and they went above and beyond to love all of us "out of towners" The church is large,...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

This is a beautiful church to visit. The music was great. It was a very nice visiting the church and all the history.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank thesuperdee
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I was visiting a high school friend for a few days and we were in the planning stages of a reunion of friends next fall. I had heard about her church and its ministry and wanted to see it. So, off we went one evening...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Ann S
Reviewed 6 July 2016

an historic church in an historic area ..the chorus is great and many come quite q distajce to hear it.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank drudol
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This church and its ministries has been a Godsend to me. It has truly enhanced my spiritual journey in every sense of the way. Yes, I am a long time member , and know no other place I would prefer to call my '" spiritual"...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank 15VIAS
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Pastor Wesley can move mountains with his sermons, bringing many people to tears and the joy of worshiping God to heart. The choir is awesome, better than "Sister Act" - their talent and energy is contagious. A historic Black Church that welcomes everyone

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank eileen m
Reviewed 30 October 2015

We attended the funeral of a long time friend Alfred Street Baptist Church. The people were very attentive to the sensitive nature of the day. The church is fairly new and attractive. The musical director, Mr. Jeremiah Murphy played during the service. His mastery of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Ladyaries100
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

I love this church. No other place has made me feel so comfortable, so spiritual, and so at home. This church reminds me of a church I grew up in. The congregation is sweet and welcoming, and the Pastor is phenomenal. Pastor Wesley is a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Nicole169
Reviewed 7 July 2015

President Obama and his family came here for Easter services, and like all of us who live in Old Town, he was treated to heart pounding, inspirational music. This first of Alexandria's African-American Baptist churches, remains predominantly African-American, but more and more residents of all...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Anthony-Susan
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