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History of The Abyssinian Baptist Church

Our history conveys a rich legacy of leadership and faith, our activist commitment to serving the needs of the local and global community and a dedication to our mission of winning more souls for Christ.

On the Move

1864

The $3,000 profit from the Worth Street sale was used to purchase property at 166 Waverly Place in Greenwich Village, an African-American hub in the city.

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