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Join Us for Our Last Outdoor Worship Experience of the Summer!

Alfred Street Invites Everyone to Bring Your Family and Friends. Come Out and Worship In-Person with Your Alfred Street Family as we Celebrate 13 Years of Pastor and People. This Event will Occur on Sunday, September 26 (11am ET) at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland 21044.

 

This is a FREE one-of-a-kind Exciting Outdoor Worship Experience with Amazing Musical and Dance Performances.

Doors will open at 9:30am ET. There’ll be plenty of FREE parking. Covid-19 protocols will be in place including: mask requirements and social distancing.

We look forward to seeing everyone there!

SUNDAY, September 26
Parking Lot Opens at 8:30am ET
Gates Open at 9:30am ET
Service Starts at 11:00am ET

Merriweather Post Pavilion
1o475 Little Patuxent Pkwy.
Columbia, MD 21044

FREE TO All!
Masks and Social Distancing REQUESTED & REQUIRED!

Unable to attend in person? No worries! The event will be live streamed at 11am ET

SUNDAY, September 26
Parking Lot Opens at 8:30am ET
Gates Open at 9:30am ET
Service Starts at 11:00am ET

Merriweather Post Pavilion
1o475 Little Patuxent Pkwy.
Columbia, MD 21044

FREE TO All!
Masks and Social Distancing REQUESTED & REQUIRED!

Unable to attend in person? No worries! The event will be live streamed at 11am ET

FAQs

1.) Is registration REQUIRED to attend?

No. There is no registration required or necessary. This is a first-come-first-served, event ONLY. Therefore, we advise everyone to arrive early as the gates will open at 9:30am ET and the Worship Experience will commence at 11:00am ET.

2.) Will there be restrooms available for public use?

Yes there will be restrooms on site.

3.) What happens if I get sick at the event?

A medical team and EMTs will be on-site.

4.) I don’t have a car or access to a vehicle, can I utilize a ride share service (Uber, Lyft or taxi) or public transportation (bus or Metro) to get to the outdoor Worship Experience?

Yes you may.

5.) Do I have to pay for parking?

No, there will be plenty of FREE PARKING. Parking opens at 8:30am ET

6.) May I bring my own snacks and beverages to the event?

Yes, you may bring your own snacks and beverages. No alcohol or glass bottles allowed.

7.) What if I can’t attend… can I watch online?

Yes, you certainly may! We will LIVE STREAM the worship services on our YouTube channel at 11am ET.

8.) Do I have to wear a mask & will I be required to social distance?

Despite the high number of vaccinations, the DELTA Variant continues to spread throughout the United States. We want to keep everyone safe so you are REQUIRED to wear a mask and practice social distance if you sit down under the pavilion sections. We also STRONGLY ENCOURAGE masks on the grassy area as well as remaining socially distant while attending this event.

9.) Is there a cost to attend?

No. This event is a completely FREE.

10.) Will I be able to pay my tithes or contributions in person?’

Unfortunately, no; please be sure to pay your tithes, offerings or donations via text, online or mail your check prior to your arrival.

11.)Will you provide chairs?

No. You can bring your own chairs and blankets, small coolers, etc.

12.) How long will this service last?

It should last about 2 hours and be over around 1pm ET.

13.) Will there be a bus for senior citizens?

Unfortunately, there will not be a bus for seniors.

MERRIWEATHER POST PAVILION BAG POLICY: All bags are subject to a thorough search upon entry. Guests have the right to refuse a bag search and the venue has a right to refuse entry. If you have any items that are not allowed into the venue, you can return them to your vehicle. 

Questions? Contact Us!

ASBC Video Release Policy:

By entering the Alfred Street Baptist Church Outdoor Worship Experience at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland, you hereby grant the Alfred Street Baptist Church the right, but not the obligation, to photograph, film and capture you and your likeness, on film and/or through any other method currently available or that becomes available in the future. You further agree that these images may be used in the production, exhibition, distribution, promotion, publicity, on social media platforms and advertising of similar events and any other event sponsored by the Alfred Street Baptist Church. Under no circumstances will your likeness be used in connection with commercial endorsements of any kind.