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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 Ash Wednesday with Ashes to Go on Wednesday Februrary 18 at 6am and Noon
Church members and the community are invited to participate in this historical event on Wednesday, Februrary 18 between 6-7 a.m. 12-1 p.m., and 6-7p.m. The ceremony will include reflection and prayer, and the imposition of ashes. Ashes to go can be picked up in front of the church for those who cannot make the ceremony.
Photo and video opportunities are available.
About Alfred Street Baptist Church
Established in 1806, Alfred Street Baptist Church is home to the oldest African American congregation in Alexandria, VA. It has served as a prominent religious, educational, and cultural in the Northern Virginia community. Currently under the esteemed leadership of Rev. Dr. Howard John Wesley, Alfred Street Baptist Church has over 7,000 members with services every Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Alfred Street is also home of the popular Come As You Are (CAYA) worship service every first Wednesday of the month.