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Bethel Gospel Assembly

1832 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10035-2707
+1 212-860-1510
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Worth the effort of getting there

It's not easy to find (at least, it was not easy for us) and it does not look like a church (not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jacob L
Tel Aviv, Israel

Really, the best church I’ve ever seen. It was the first time we were there and they find the time... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Mestre, Italy
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1832 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10035-2707
+1 212-860-1510
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not easy to find (at least, it was not easy for us) and it does not look like a church (not what we know). But navigating there aside, it was a great experience. The congregation is very (really very) welcoming, the atmosphere is (genuinely)...More

Thank Jacob L
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Really, the best church I’ve ever seen. It was the first time we were there and they find the time to welcome us with a song for all the new people. Everybody in the church come to say hello to us, asking where we live,...More

2  Thank mattia19882016
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went to Bethel Gospel Assembly to experience the happy atmosphere,enjoy unique way of prayer in song and dance. After waiting half an hour in line, they directed us to a room with TV where we could see what was going on in the Church,...More

Thank 2301michal
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

There is a lot of gospel churchs in Harlem, but I really recommend this one. Dont be afraid of waiting queu! It seems really touristic but it isnt. The comunitys welcome was really sincere and warm! Come around 11:00 so you dont have to wait...More

1  Thank Margho T
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We came here for their 11.30 Sunday service as my wife wanted to see some gospel music. This was perfect , not only for the gospel but for the service too. I am not a believer, but the service made everyone so welcome and was...More

3  Thank chrisrostance
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Caught a cab from midtown to Bethel Gospel Assembly! We enjoyed the drive there, noticing the brownstones of Harlem. There was accumulated snow around the welcome sign & steps. Coming from Houston area, we were excited to take a few pictures with the snow! Lol,...More

1  Thank PamMcCoy4
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was one of the best parts of our vacation in NYC. The atmosphere, love and friendliness was incredible. Please go and embrace the love with an open heart, it's a memory for life.

4  Thank Anne S
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We came here on a Sunday for the 11.30 service and was so pleased! The singing left goosebumps on my skin and I could not stop smiling. The communion is optional and we left together with some other visitors after about an hour- and that...More

1  Thank janedoe28
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderfully warm and happy place this is. We're not regular church goers and worried that we may have been spotted as tourism worshippers or sightseers. Couldn't be further from the truth it was uplifting, warm, humbling and spiritually enhancing. The service lasted 1.5...More

2  Thank chrisandlisatravels
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

If you are in town and you want to enjoy a authentic gospel cerimony in Harlem you should not miss the Bethel Gospel Assembycseimony on Sunday morning. I enjoyed so much the event , the warm hospitality of the church's community, the quality of the...More

1  Thank Vincenzo A
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26 February 2017|
Response from PamMcCoy4 | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge! It's church, a worship service.
24 June 2016|
Response from PamMcCoy4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is! I saw several people in wheelchairs!