Watch Night at Alfred Street Baptist Church
TIME CHANGES SINCE PROGRAM WAS PRINTED > new times are correct on website and are as follows — 7:30am, 9:30am, 11:30am, and 10pm.
“Watch Night” Services – The tradition of “Watch Night” dates back to the gatherings known as “Freedom Eve”. Enslaved and free African Americans gathered to await the news that the Emancipation Proclamation had actually become law all while celebrating the liberation of all of the slaves in Confederate states. Music, prayers, testimonies and an inspirational message. First Night Alexandria admission badge not required at this venue.