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First Corinthian Baptist Church

1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2815
+1 212-864-5976
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Wonderful Diverse House of Faith

This is the most welcoming spiritual house of worship in all of New York City. The facilities are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michele S
Amazing Progressive Church

No matter what your religion, race or age this is a must place to visit with amazing praise and... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Chapowell
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1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York City, NY 10026-2815
Harlem
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most welcoming spiritual house of worship in all of New York City. The facilities are beautiful,and full of history (the church is a renovated movie theater over 100 years old). The church can seat over 1400 persons and it is well worth...More

Thank Michele S
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

No matter what your religion, race or age this is a must place to visit with amazing praise and worship and spiritual teachings and enlightenment. If you are a tourist arrive early as seating can be limited.

1  Thank Chapowell
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I visited the First Corinthian Baptist Church for the first time. I accompanied two frequent Visitors to N.Y.Lovers of Black Culture and Harlem. They bought the Tour Online and were prepared to immerse themselves in the Beatiful Gospel music of the Black Church.So,unfortunate,it was the...More

Thank Rhonda A
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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This is a popular church here lots people. This is part of the tour also.The singing is a bit loud.You have time come here with friends or give it a miss.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Really wanted to take in a service but our schedule wouldn’t allow. Class building and worth even seeing just the outside.

Thank Lambretta101
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This was a highlight of our visit in New York. I went with my son early in the morning (8 am) on Sunday by taxi to the mass. We were welcomed in a warm and endearlng way and we felt part of the community. I...More

Thank Rocio B
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

well, we wanted to attend a gospel mass, and to feel the love and joy together with a form of spirituality that is not common to European churches. Big deception with this one. First visitors (numerous) are parked away, so there is no possibility to...More

3  Thank lukefr965
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We were made SO welcome by the servers and we joined into the service wholeheartedly. Glorious, joyous singing, and truly inspiring preaching made this visit a dream come true and I would want to be a member of the congregation if I lived here. Time...More

1  Thank julia13harper
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Of course everybody is eager to attend Harlem mass service for the gospel singing. We visited this one on Eastern Sunday and it was really moving. There is one website that says when and where you can attend gospel singing in NYC and we had...More

1  Thank lalostrada
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is a lovely building, with art deco details and chandeliers. This was the interesting part. The welcome was warm and the moving of guests was friendly and fast. However, this music is not good old fashionned gospel. It is singing. That was a disappointment.

Thank Booky17
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