Join us for Bloody Sunday Service 

Join Brown Chapel in person or virtually for the commemoration of the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act & Bloody Sunday during this year’s 57th Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Featured speakers will include Reverend Al Sharpton, Sherrilyn Ifill, President NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and LaTosha Brown, Co-Founder Black Voters Matter, along with many local dignitaries. Music will be provided by the University of Alabama Afro-American Choir. The service starts this Sunday at 9:45a (CST). Register Today!

Service Times

Sunday School: 9:00 A.M. on Zoom
Sunday Worship Service: 10:30 A.M. – Virtual Services on Facebook
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, services will be held virtually until further notice.

Every 3rd Wednesday of the Month:
10:00 A.M. – 12:00 Noon

Brown Chapel A.M.E. Church


Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church had its beginnings as a prayer movement in 1866, in the homes of the forefathers of some present day members. This movement was organized into an A.M.E. Church in the basement of the Albert Hotel in Selma. [ Read More ]

Martin Luther King, Jr.


Schedule a personal or group tour of Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church and learn more about its important role in the Civil Rights Movement. [ Read More ]

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A Historic Civil Rights Movement Landmark.

During the 1960’s the church became known throughout the world for its role in the Voting Rights Movement.

Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church continues to position itself on the cutting edge of social change and spiritual enrichment.

Voices of Alabama

Explore the stories of 20 sites of worship, lodging, and civic engagement in Birmingham, Montgomery, and across the Black Belt that played significant roles in the African-American struggle for freedom—from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.

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Bloody Sunday Service

March 6th 9:45 am
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The Alabama African American Civil Rights Heritage Sites Consortium, Inc. is a collaboration among 20 historic places of worship, lodging and civic engagement that played significant roles in the African American struggle for freedom. While recent history focuses on the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, these institutions have been dedicated to improving the quality of Black life since Reconstruction.

Alabama African American Civil Rights Heritage Sites Consortium