Welcome to the newsroom of Alfred Street Baptist Church. Here you will find news and features about our Pastor, Rev. Dr. Howard-John Wesley, as well as community outreach highlights and coverage of various events and affairs at our church. If you are a member of the press and would like media credentials or to request an interview, complete the form found here.



November 16, 2022 I Source: Prince George’s Suite Magazine & Media
Unveiling Wakanda: How & Why the Alfred Street Baptist Church Hosted Mass Screening of the New Black Panther Movie

October 4, 2021 I Source: RNS
‘COVID has been harder on us’: Some Black churches remain hesitant to reopen

August 28, 2021 I Source: WTOP
Tradition times 2 at annual Alexandria gift card give away

April 20, 2021 I Source: ABC 7
‘It is right to feel angry’: 7OYS looks at how to process emotions from Chauvin trial

April 8, 2021 I Source: ABC 7
‘It’s time’: ACPS school board unanimously approves new names for two Alexandria schools

February 10, 2021 I Source: Fox 5
HBCU festival powered by Alexandria church, Google Cloud will be the largest in the country, organizers say

October 23, 2020 I Source: Dogwood
Alexandria’s Oldest Black Church Gave Away $1 Million to Groups in Need

October 22, 2020 I Source: The Christian Post
Church Donates More Than 1m In Surplus

October 22, 2020 I Source: The Grio
Virginia Baptist Church Donates 1 million

October 22, 2020 I Source: CBN News
Simply Amazing! VA Church Gives $1M to Help Others with ‘Tithe-the-Tithe Initiative’

October 22, 2020 I Source: Christian Headlines
Church Donates over $1 Million in Surplus Tithes to Help Those Affected by COVID-19

October 22, 2020 I Source: Godtv
Virginia Church Donates Over $1 Million To Churches & Organizations To Help In COVID-19 Relief

August 10, 2020 I Source: Local DMV
Local church gives back to Senior Services of Alexandria