In compliance with the CDC and the District of Columbia's regulation regarding large gatherings, Allen Chapel will hold all worship experiences live virtually every Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and Hour of Power Bible Study on Wednesday's at 7:00 pm.

2020 Church Year Theme

The Year of New Vision- Joshua 2

Worship with Us

Allen will have one Virtual Worship Experience at
10:00 a.m. on Sunday. March 22, 2020.

Welcome to Allen Chapel AME Church

The Cathedral of Southeast

We exist to reach people far from God and lead them to an authentic relationship with Jesus.

Allen Chapel, the Cathedral of Southeast, Washington, DC, is a community of faith, empowered by the Holy Spirit to give excellent witness of the transforming power of God in Jesus Christ for our families, our communities and our world.

Meet the pastor

"Our heart & soul
is to connect people
with the
living & powerful God."

Reverend Dr. Michael E. Bell, Sr. is the Pastor of
Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church,
in Southeast, Washington, D.C. He is married to Lena Michelle Bell, the father of Michael Jr., Kristen Nicole and Dominique Emanuel. He is also the proud grandfather of four boys and one girl.

Reverend Dr. Michael E. Bell
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Our Community

Allen Chapel, the Cathedral of Southeast, Washington, DC, is a community of faith,

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Church Mission

We aspire to be an ever-growing family of Christ’s disciples who connect communities in faith for destiny.

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Our Ministries

Allen Chapel AME Church has numerous ministries and auxiliaries to serve the church and community.

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