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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.

Westward, Ho!


“And thou shalt spread abroad to the West” – Genesis 28:14

Abyssinian embarked on an expansion plan to build a $12 million, five-story education and community center. AbyssinianWEST was launched with “3.0 in 24 Mo,” an inaugural funding campaign to raise $3 million in 24 months through pledges from church members.