Free Anglican Diocese of California (Worldwide Anglican Church)

From our humble beginning in 2013 as an autonomous expression of the Convergence Movement, to our recent standing as a diocese of the Worldwide Anglican Church (WAC), the Free Anglican Diocese of California is an ecumenical union of AnglicansBaptists, and Charismatics whom have always labored to be equal parts Pentecostal/Charismatic, Evangelical, and Sacramental.

Today, we are “A People Called Anglo-Baptists™” who embrace our new identity as a Christian body with the charismatic heart of a Pentecostal, the liturgical soul of an Anglican, and the evangelical spirit of a Baptist.


Saint Martin’s Chapel is the temporary cathedral church of the Free Anglican Diocese of California and seat of our Diocesan Bishop, Dr. Abraham David Parker .





On behalf of the Free Anglican Diocese of California, Saint Martin’s Chapel is a congregational member of the historic Progressive National Baptist Convention, with Bishop Parker serving as its Senior Pastor.  Through his Anglican orders to the episcopacy in pursuit of a principled ecumenism, Bishop Parker hands down his apostolic succession to all our locally ordained senior clergy.


We are humbled to carry on the work and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baptist minister of truth and justice.

In pursuit of racial reconciliation, Saint Martin’s Chapel also maintains affiliation with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.






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1017 30th St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 447-4494



If you are either looking for an Anglo-Baptist church near you or are an individual, family, or congregation seeking to covenant with the Free Anglican Diocese of California (Worldwide Anglican Church), check out the links below.