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Address: 301 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number:
+1 703-683-2222

Alfred Street is among the oldest African American Baptist Churches in...

Alfred Street is among the oldest African American Baptist Churches in America, celebrating its bicentennial in 2003.

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My Friend's Church

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 November 2016
Southern California

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Southern California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 for a field trip. Its history is rooted in Alexandria and there are sections of... More 

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United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

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

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Springfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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" home. The fellowship, the spiritual guidance, the people - fellow parishioners, the ministries, the programs... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 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

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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 the piano and organ was extremely moving. My friend who is also a Baptist Minister... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

So many churches in Olde Towne that block traffic for services. Avoid Alfred St. on any time the congrats get together . The drivers, many from MD, JUST DONT GET NOR CARE ... the residents who need to get to from A TO B. MAJOR HEADACHE . WHAT WOULD JESUS SAY ?

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 true gift from God. His message is always clear, educational and mixed with a little... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 colors are now coming here for the wonderful services.

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Large, predominantly African-American church with a dynamic young pastor in the heart of Old Town Alexandria.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

Thank you to Pastor Wellesley and his congregation for making us feel so welcome and for encouraging us to be part of a wonderful service. No words can really say how special this was to my son and me - simply thank you for embracing our presence.

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