New Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta Churches

New Ebenezer Baptist Church, Atlanta

Atlanta Churches

DESCRIPTION: Located across the street from Old Ebenezer Baptist Church, it is a worthy and larger successor. Aside from the front statue of the man holding a baby, it merges many African design elements into its sanctuary and exterior architecture. Most of the King family attends this church.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7:45a and 11a
ADDRESS: 400 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-688-7263
WEBSITE: http://www.historicebenezer.org

First Congregational Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded 1847; along with northern missionaries, this church was instrumental in founding Atlanta University; the National Medical Association was founded here in the 1890s.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 11a
ADDRESS: 105 Courtland Street, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-659-6255
WEBSITE: http://firstchurchatlanta.com

Big Bethel AME Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded 1847; Morris Brown College was founded in the basement of the original church. The church has been a landmark at this site since 1905. The church played a role in civil rights movement by funding many marches and paying bail bonds. It is the largest AME congregation in Atlanta.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7:45a and 11a on first Sundays of month; 11a other Sundays
ADDRESS: 220 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-659-0248
WEBSITE: http://www.bigbethelame.org

Butler Street CME Church
DESCRIPTION: Atlanta’s oldest CME church was founded 1882. The first African-American middleweight boxing champ, Tiger Flowers, was a deacon here. The church features a breakfast ministry Monday-Friday, and a food pantry for the hungry.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10a
ADDRESS: 23 Butler Street (W.H. Borders Sr. Drive), Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-659-8745
WEBSITE: http://www.butlerstreetcmechurch.org

Wheat Street Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded 1869, the church acquired its name before Wheat Street was renamed Auburn Avenue. Former pastor was Rev. William Holmes Borders, Sr., along with Dr King was a major leader in the Civil Rights Movement. From 1937-88, Rev. Borders was pastor and for much of it he hosted a radio program where he educated both races about the devastating local and national consequences of segregation.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7:45a & 10:45a
ADDRESS: 359 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-659-4328
WEBSITE: http://www.wheatstreetbaptist.org

Friendship Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded 1866, oldest African American Baptist church in Atlanta; in 1879 held first classes of the Atlanta Baptist Seminary, known today as Morehouse College; in 1881, Spelman College began in the church basement.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10a
ADDRESS: 437 Mitchell Street, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-688-0206
WEBSITE: http://www.fbcatlanta.org

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1912, “Our Lady” is Atlanta’s oldest Catholic Church established for African Americans.
SATURDAY WORSHIP: 5p
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 8a, 10a, Noon
ADDRESS: 25 Boulevard NE, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-522-6776
WEBSITE: http://www.lourdesatlanta.org

United House of Prayer for All People
DESCRIPTION: Atlanta branch of this national congregation.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 11a
ADDRESS: 2719 Third Avenue, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-209-1818
WEBSITE: http://www.uhop.org

Shrine of the Black Madonna
DESCRIPTION: The Pan African Orthodox Christian Church of Black Christian Nationalists were among the first to openly celebrate Mary, Joseph and Jesus as people of color.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 11:15a
ADDRESS: 960 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-752-6125
WEBSITE: http://www.shrinebookstore.com/church.aspx

Cathedral of Faith Church of God in Christ
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1940. Today it has 3,000 members and is the largest COGIC in Atlanta.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10a and 7p
ADDRESS: 1137 Avon Avenue, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-752-8960
WEBSITE: http://www.cofcogic.org

Cascade United Methodist Church
DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1982, Rev. Dr Joseph Lowery (former head of the SCLC) was its former pastor; this congregation also features 10 choirs.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 8a and 11a
ADDRESS: 3144 Cascade Road, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-691-5770
WEBSITE: http://www.cascadeumc.org

Muhammad’s Mosque #15
DESCRIPTION: The Southern Regional Headquarters for The Nation of Islam is here.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 11a
ADDRESS: 3642 Campbellton Road, SW, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 678-705-1361
WEBSITE: http://www.muhammadmosque15.org

Hillside Chapel and Truth Center
DESCRIPTION: Founded by Rev. Dr. Barbara L. King
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 8a & 10:30a
ADDRESS: 2450 Cascade Road, Atlanta, GA MAP
PHONE: 404-758-6811
WEBSITE: http://www.hillsidechapel.org

World Changers Ministry
DESCRIPTION: A booming mega-church with televangelist, Rev Creflo Dollar, Jr. as pastor
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 10a
ADDRESS: 2500 Burdette Road, College Park, GA MAP
PHONE: 770-907-2560
WEBSITE: http://www.worldchangers.org

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church
DESCRIPTION: Though founded in 1984 by Bishop Eddie Long, the church has enjoyed meteoric growth to over 15,000 members; church includes a fitness center and bookstore.
SUNDAY WORSHIP: 7a & 10:30a
ADDRESS: 6400 Woodrow Road, Lithonia, GA MAP
PHONE: 770-696-9600
WEBSITE: http://www.newbirth.org

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