22nd Avenue Baptist Church

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22nd Avenue Baptist Church is a Baptist church located at 2614 22nd Avenue North in Birmingham's Evergreen neighborhood. The congregation was established in 1878 and the present building was designed by Wallace Rayfield and constructed in 1917.

22nd Avenue Baptist was identified by the Birmingham Historical Society as one of sixty "Movement churches" which played a significant role in the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham.


  • White, Marjorie Longenecker (1998) A Walk to Freedom: The Reverend Fred Shuttlesworth and the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights, 1956-1964. Birmingham: Birmingham Historical Society. ISBN 0943994241