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Address: 301 South Alfred Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: 703-683-2222
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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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A Place for Spiritual Renewal

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bronx, New York

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

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 stars Reviewed July 7, 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 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The pastor is excellent. They offer a Saturday service at 6pm which i love because as a flight attendant i work alot of sundays. Nice big church and everyone is friendly. Im not from this area so this is my go to church away from home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This was my second visit to Alfred Street Baptist Church. It is a spiritual, dynamic, proud, progressive, historical, impressive, warm and beautiful church. Alfred Street has a proud history in Alexandria. The congregation has been really warm and welcoming each time I have visited. I could tell the congregation cares for each other and work together to make their church... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I used to attend this church years ago until they had several interim pastors. In the past year I have gone back to visit several times. The pastor has always had a great sermon. All the choirs are fantastic. Your soul will certainly be fed here and this is a teaching church with something for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I visited Alfred Street Baptist Church while taking a guided tour of Old Town Alexandria. This historic church itself is beautiful and located in a nice area. Alfred Street Baptist Church traces its origins to 1803, during the period when Thomas Jefferson served as the third president of the United States.

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