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With a spirit of ‘irrational generosity,’ a church helps pay the debts of Howard University seniors and sustain a historic connection to HBCUs

With a spirit of ‘irrational generosity,’ a church helps pay the debts of Howard University seniors and sustain a historic connection to HBCUs

May 6, 2019

From Faith & Leadership | Alfred Street Baptist Church has a long history of supporting college students and historically black colleges and universities. So when a churchwide fast in January yielded…

Good Morning America – After a month-long fast, church pays off $100,000 in debt for 34 college students

February 18, 2019

A group of 34 college seniors set to graduate in May had their student debts paid off thanks to a local church that raised more than $100,000 during a month-long…

The Legacy Series presents “A Conversation with Dr. Howard-John Wesley,” hosted by Dr. Frank A. Thomas, Director, PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary. 

February 11, 2019

The Legacy Series presents “A Conversation with Dr. Howard-John Wesley,” hosted by Dr. Frank A. Thomas, Director, PhD Program in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric at Christian Theological Seminary.  Dr.…

Virginia church pays Howard students’ debt.

February 11, 2019

‘A huge weight off of my shoulders’: Virginia church pays Howard students’ debt

Alfred Street Baptist Church Gifts Howard University With $100k To Pay Off Tuition & Outstanding Balances Of Senior Students

February 5, 2019

The 100k gift to Howard University helps 34 graduating seniors have a $0 balance to ensure they graduate in May 2019. Alexandria, VA (February 4, 2019) — Rev. Dr. Howard-John…

Facebook Partners with Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation

January 26, 2018

Facebook Partners with the Alfred Street Baptist Church Foundation to Support Their 16th Annual HBCU College Festival on Saturday, February 10

STAND UP-Make the Covenant Protest

STAND UP-Make the Covenant Protest

July 11, 2016

DC rally calls for community to work with police On the first Sunday after a week of tragedy for America, the nation’s capital held several rallies, protests and prayers. CNN’s…

New African American Museum’s Touches Deep History Among Donors

New African American Museum’s Touches Deep History Among Donors

May 24, 2016

The Washington Post: By Peggy McGlone May 24 They wanted more than you’d find in a typical Sunday collection plate.Officials from the National Museum of African American History and Culture…

President Obama & family attend Easter Service at  ASBC

President Obama & family attend Easter Service at ASBC

March 27, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama and the first family attended Easter service at a historic black church that traces its origins to when Thomas Jefferson was president. Click…

Virginia Pastor to be Honored with NAACP Award

Virginia Pastor to be Honored with NAACP Award

February 5, 2016

The Rev. Howard-John Wesley says kindness and philanthropy should be done just to put a smile on people’s faces. The 43-year-old pastor and his congregants at Alfred Street Baptist Church…

Alexandria: NAACP To Honor Local Church Leader

Alexandria: NAACP To Honor Local Church Leader

February 4, 2016

The Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, pastor of Alfred Street Baptist Church (ASBC) in Alexandria was recently named a recipient of the 2016 NAACP Chairman’s Image Award… Click Here to Read…

Historic ASBC Donates $1M to
Smithsonian African-American History Museum

January 6, 2016

Historic African-American congregation Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia, announces plan to donate a million dollar to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture. Click Here to…

Pastor Wesley on the Tom Joyner Morning Show

Pastor Wesley on the Tom Joyner Morning Show

January 6, 2016

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Pastor Wesley’s Interview on WHUR’s Daily Drum

Pastor Wesley’s Interview on WHUR’s Daily Drum

January 5, 2016

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WHUR EXCELLENCE WITHOUT EXCUSE

May 28, 2015

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ASBC Hosts “Help Us to Heal”

April 11, 2015

Alfred Street Baptist Church to Host “Help Us to Heal” a FREE Post traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Program Saturday, April 18, at ll:00 am in Alexandria, Virginia Alfred Street Baptist…

ASBC Celebrates Ash Wednesday with Ashes to Go

February 17, 2015

Alfred Street Baptist Church Celebrates Ash Wednesday on February 18 with Ashes to Go Alfred Street Baptist Church, the oldest and largest African America Baptist Church in Alexandria, VA Celebrates…

Prayer Vigil in Support of #Bring Back Our Girls

May 10, 2014

ALFRED STREET BAPTIST CHURCH CELEBRATES MOTHER’S DAY WITH A PRAYER VIGIL IN SUPPORT OF #BRING BACK OUR GIRLS Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Virginia to host prayer vigil on…

 
Alfred Street Baptist Church
301 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314 Office Number: (703) 683-2222