Congdon Street Baptist Church

17 Congdon Street | Providence, Rhode Island


Welcome Home to the Historic Congdon Street Baptist Church in Providence, Rhode Island.

"Where a glad hand and a warm heart greet you in the worship of God."

Our Rich History

Congdon Street Baptist Church was founded in 1819 in the center of Providence Rhode Island as a beacon of hope and light for African Americans. Read more about our history and bright future!

Our Pastor Justin Lester 

Our Pastor-Elect, Rev. Justin Lester and his Wife Courtney are Jesus loving, people loving, and ministry loving people. Click here to see and read more about them!

Contact Us

Want to join and connect with us? Click here, we would love to reach out to you!


Connect with us

Upcoming Events:

Community Wide Yard Sale on Saturday August 6th 10 1pm- 4pm
Davey Lopes Recreation Center 227 Dudley St. Prov. 02907. We will sell food, crafts, sports memorabilia, household items, and collectibles.  If you are interested in participating, please call Angelia Anderson 442-4255 or Krystle Otero 585-3494.  ($25 per table)


Worship Opportunities

9:30am-10:30am - Sunday School
(Classes for all ages)
11:00am - Morning Worship

6:30 pm - Mid-Week Worship and Prayer

Tour Opportunities

Sept. 24 2016-10:30 - 12:30
Oct. 1, 2016-10:30 - 12:30
Nov. 5 2016-10:30 - 12:30
Oct. 22 2016-10:00 - 12 (RICKMAN)