Allen Temple Baptist Church was organized in 1919 in Oakland, CA . Throughout its history, the church has served as a bright beacon of faith, hope, and love beyond its four walls. The congregation is affiliated with both the American Baptist Churches USA and the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc.
Allen Temple is committed to sharing the love of God and the message of Good News throughout the world. We welcome people of all ages & cultural backgrounds as we joyfully celebrate worship and fellowship, and carry out ministries of evangelism, discipleship, education, community outreach, and global missions. Allen Temple’s holistic ministries address the needs of the whole person as well as the whole community.
8501 International Blvd., Oakland, CA 94621
Rev. Jesse Land
Rev. Olu Bereola
Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Jr. – Senior Pastor
Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Thompson – Assistant Pastor
Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Sr. – Pastor Emeritus