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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
Phone Number: 901-396 9192

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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

That Sunday I told to myself "It's gonna be a lovely day", in fact I was lucky and I met the charismatic reverend Al Green! It was an unforgettable experience! I shed tears of joy and emotion when he sang his gospel. Absolutely amazing. Stunning! Thank you Lord for this marvelous soul.

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Miami Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Not a "tourist attraction", but definitely worth the time spent there. Bishop Al Green is arguably the greatest soul singer and he has also been saving souls for many years. So, I came for the music and really felt the whole experience. His preaching is rooted in the real world and his personal faith and life stories, as related to... More 

1 Thank Mangomum2
Memphis, Tennessee
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Went to Al Green's service this morning. It was a very promising start with Al himself presiding and some great gospel singing. One of the deacons welcomed the many tourist visitors and said she hoped we would find something good to take away from the service. Then there was more great singing, a member of the congregation stood up and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Went to Memphis in May concert. Went to church at Full Gospel Tabernacle with revered Al Green I was raised a Pentecostal so it was getting back to my roots. The music was great and the preaching was great. If you go to one place in Memphis this is it. It is free but they do take up a good... More 

Thank Bill S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We'd heard about Bishop Al Green's gospel service quite a few years ago, so when we planned a trip to Nashville from our home in Vancouver, we decided to take the three hour car ride to Memphis to witness it for ourselves. We were not disappointed. The service started at 11:30 with the choir singing some powerful gospel on their... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

this church is a tourist attraction for those interested in seeing Al Green. The church had more tourist /visitors than local parishioners. If you are looking for a good word from the lord and a well prepared sermon, go elsewhere. Even the singing left a lot to be desired which was really surprising considering Al Green is the pastor/ bishop.... More 

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Steinbach, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This is a real church, not a tourist attraction. And the building itself is not an attraction like the big churches in Europe. So I find it kind of odd even reviewing this place. It would be like reviewing any church in any town in America...with the exception that Al Green is the bishop here. We went on Easter Sunday...we... More 

2 Thank northropfrye
New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Rev. Al Green (yes, that one!) leads a spirited service, encouraging audience participation. Even if you don't agree with the specific message, the general enthusiasm is all encompassing.

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