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Full Gospel Tabernacle

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Neighborhood: McKellar - Whitehaven-Levi PD
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Address: 787 Hale Rd, Memphis, TN 38116-6240
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+1 901-396-9192

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Amazing singing

I think it's acknowledged that most visitors are only there because it's Al Green's church but that should be no problem if the church and its congregation are treated with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 12, 2016
APete
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Lancashire, England
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Lancashire, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

I think it's acknowledged that most visitors are only there because it's Al Green's church but that should be no problem if the church and its congregation are treated with respect. This was the case on our visit, when the locals were very welcoming and visitors seemed to thoroughly enjoy the experience. Nobody seems to mind people coming in late... More 

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Caroline, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

We are familiar with attending church on a Sunday morning. Interesting to attend a southern gospel church, they participate whole heartedly in the service and it was a pleasure to be there. I thought there would have been a bigger congregation then was there especially with Al Green being their pastor. Would I go again..probably not.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

There is such a special feeling to this congregation, that's not experienced elsewhere. Everyone was very welcoming to visitors, but this is a place of worship. Obnoxiously taking non-stop pictures and videos like a tourist, during the service, is RUDE. If you wouldn't behave like that at your own place of worship, don't do it when you are a guest... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

God put spirit in all men and women, to either preach or teach , that why service will always be a blessing. if it take Mr. green to bring people to the church , God is working amen.

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Bolzano, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

everyone can go and attend, they sing most of the time. it could have been a very nice experience but they had 4 HUGE boxes installed in the small chapel. Without ear plugs you go deaf

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I was lucky enough I'm told to see him preach and sing. He still has his voice and boy van he sing. Make time to day trip Memphis on a Sunday and perhaps you'll be as lucky as I to hear His good word through Rev Al.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We were lucky enough to meet Bishop Al Green and to hear him preach and sing was amazing. All of the music was fantastic and the church was full of charismatic people. I couldn't believe how much I enjoyed myself. We were made to feel very welcome.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Since we were staying in the local area we decided to don our Sunday best and visit the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church which was founded by Al Green and is currently presided over by the Reverend A. L. Green. It was a interest experience and the pews were equally full of locals and visitors, the gospel music was out of... More 

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

I was so taken back by how much fun I had. I've been in southern gospel churches but this was over the top. Al green isn't alMost Ravens have the gooey egg and it was made perfect. I like gooey slimy crawling thingsays there but when I went he was but he's only part of the experience. The band rocks,... More 

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Surrey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Whilst I'm respectful of all religions this was a great place to come and listen to an inspiring service with the bonus of great music and a great choir. If more churches shared the same philosophy and had the same foot tapping music I'm sure there'd be more followers!

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