The Abyssinian Baptist Church
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One of America’s oldest and most significant Black congregations, Abyssinian is certainly worth a visit. However, it is usually swamped with visitors and tour groups, and its services tend to be more reserved in tone. The Abyssinian is home to several choirs and a dance ministry. Service: Sunday…
New York's first African-American Baptist Church. It was founded in 1808 and is still going strong. Visitors may attend Sunday service at 11:30 a.m. The Tourist Entry Point is located at the southwest corner of 138th Street and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. (7th Ave.). Service is at 11:30 a.m.
Gospel music in Harlem. This is the authentic gospel experience you've been hearing about, that said, it can also be VERY crowded. Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the service. Abyssinian Baptist Church: One of America’s oldest and most significant Black congregations, Abyssinian is certainly…
Historic African American Church that features gospel music and an amazing gospel choir.
A bit of a walk, but certainly worth it. This church was founded as NY's first African-American Baptist Church in 1808.
The first African-American Baptist Church in New York state, Abyssinian began in downtown Manhattan in 1808. Their home in Harlem was opened in 1923, under the ministry of Dr. Adam Clayton Powell, Sr. (Please note: Due to its popularity with tourists, particularly its Gospel Worship Services, they…
Classic Gospel Sunday Service. Expect long lines, so get there early... or try First Corinthian Baptist Church (also tagged). Out of respect, visitors are expected to attend the full service, not just the choir. It's all wonderful.