We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
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.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 28 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 22
  • 2
    Very good
  • 1
  • 0
  • 1
Beautiful Large City Church, very historic

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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mindy G
Annapolis, Maryland

Similar Things to Do in Alexandria

Add Photo Write a Review

28 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 26: English reviews
Annapolis, Maryland
Level Contributor
56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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, they have AWANA and a very powerful and active music and choir ministry. Thank you... More 

Thank Mindy G
Irvine, California
Level Contributor
26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

Thank thesuperdee
Southern California
Level Contributor
70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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 

Thank TravlinSpeecher
United States
Level Contributor
450 reviews
226 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

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

Thank drudol
Springfield, Virginia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 20 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 

Thank 15VIAS
Alexandria, Virginia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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

Thank eileen m
Bronx, New York
Level Contributor
28 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 the piano and organ was extremely moving. My friend who is also a Baptist Minister... More 

Thank Ladyaries100
Alexandria, Virginia
Level Contributor
180 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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 ?

1 Thank sucefredto
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 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 

Thank Nicole T
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
896 reviews
471 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 833 helpful votes
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.

Thank Anthony-Susan

Travellers who viewed Alfred Street Baptist Church also viewed

Alexandria, VA

Been to Alfred Street Baptist Church? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Alfred Street Baptist Church staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?