After months of being physically apart, and worshipping remotely, we are excited to announce that , The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York has opened its doors to in-person worship at a limited capacity. You and members of your household are invited to reserve a ticket to worship with us in the cathedral sanctuary. We will continue to adhere to social distancing guidelines for the safety and wellness of you and your family.

We look forward to a glorious reunion of fellowship as we worship together in the sanctuary. To God be the Glory!

Here’s what you need to know before your visit:

1. Online registration is required to attend service weekly and is nontransferable. Please note that on-site registration is not available.

2. Self-Health survey must be completed prior to entering the church. You will be asked to show a cleared submission at on-site check-in.

3. Each person is allowed to reserve a maximum of two tickets. Families of each household must sit together.

4. Everyone will be seated by the ushers. Seating is honored on a first come, first-served basis.

5. Everyone must enter through the loading dock entrance located behind the church on 111th Avenue.

6. Temperature checks will be required at entrance.

7. Upon arrival onto church property, including parking lot, and while on-site, masks must be worn at all times.

8. We’re asking that everyone leave the sanctuary immediately following the worship experience.

9. Always maintain 6ft social distance. Please refrain from physically touching, embracing others, unless immediate family members.

10. Food or beverages are not allowed.

11. Offerings may be placed in the offering baskets upon entrance and exiting of the sanctuary.

12. In-person Sunday school, nursery and IGNITE children and youth services are not available currently. However, IGNITE Youth Church is still available to stream on our YouTube channelFacebook page and church website. Sunday School is still available on Zoom.

If you are interested in attending Sunday’s in-person service, please register by the Saturday prior. Once you complete the online registration form, you will receive a confirmation email, as well as access to the Self-Health survey. Remember to complete the Self-Health survey prior to coming to church on Sunday. The Self-Health survey will also be available on-site.

Registration is required to worship with us in-person. Registration opens every Wednesday at 10:00am. Click here to register. Registration instructions are available on the registration site.

Due to limited seating in the cathedral sanctuary, registration to worship on-site, may no longer be available to you and your household at the time of registration. Please know that you will still have the option to worship with us virtually via The Allen Virtual Experience on our YouTube channel, Facebook page, church website or mobile app

Thank you!

Thank you for your patience and support over the past 14 months. We ask that you continue to be patient as we safely navigate our way toward the place where we can all worship together in the sanctuary.


Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the church office, (718) 206-4600, ext. 0, Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.


We look forward to worshipping together in the sanctuary!

The Reverend Dr. Elaine M. Flake, Pastor