Worship Opportunities & Resources

Scotties seeking opportunities to worship or connect off-campus will find numerous groups and centers at or around the college. We've organized the list alphabetically, by religious tradition.

Some of these communities are within walking distance to campus, but if you need transportation or have any questions or other needs, don’t hesitate to reach out to Chaplain Whitney (wboothlockard@agnesscott.edu). 

Dharma Jewel Monastery / Atlanta Zen

2250 Henderson Mill Rd. (8.8 miles away)
dharmajewel.us / atlantazen.org / 770.939.5008
See website for events, ceremonies and meditation class schedule.

Shambhala Meditation Center of Atlanta

1447 Church St. (1.8 miles away)
atlanta.shambhala.org / 404.370.9650 
See website for meditation schedule and class offerings.

AME

Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

220 Auburn Ave (5.8 miles away)
bigbethelame.org / 404.827.9707
Worship is at 7:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings.

Baptist

Ebenezer Baptist Church

101 Jackson Street, NE (5.3 miles away)
 ebenezeratl.org / 404.688.7300
Worship is at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Sunday mornings.

 First Baptist Church of Decatur

308 Clairmont Ave (0.9 miles away)
 fbcdecatur.com / 404.373.1653Rev.
Shelley Woodruff (Interim Pastor for Community Engagement) / swoodruff@fbcdecatur.com
Worship is on Sundays at 8:45 a.m. (contemporary, Fellowship Hall) and 11:15 a.m. (traditional, Sanctuary).

Oakhurst Baptist Church

222 East Lake Dr. (1.2 miles, or a 4-minute walk from East Lake Marta station)
oakhurstbaptist.org / 404.378.3677
Worship is every Sunday at 11 a.m. (10:50 during Advent).

Catholic

St. Thomas More Roman Catholic Church

636 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. (1.1 miles away)
stmgaparish.org / 404.378.1482
Sunday mass is held at 8 a.m.and 9 a.m., 12:00 & 5:30 p.m. Saturday Vigil mass and Daily mass are at 5:30 p.m. 

Church of Christ

Northlake Church of Christ

1625 Cooledge Rd. (7.3 miles away)
www.northlake.org / 770.414.8717
Sunday worship is held at 10:30 a.m.

Church of Christ, Scientist

First Church of Christ, Scientist

446 Clairmont Ave. (1.0 mile away)
christiansciencedecatur.com /404.373.8383
Worship is held every Sunday at 10 a.m. and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Disciples of Christ

First Christian Church

601 W. Ponce de Leon (1.0 mile away)
decaturdisciples.org / 404.378.3621
Rev. Anna Strickland (Associate Pastor) / annamarie94@gmail.com
Worship is every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Episcopal

All Saints Episcopal Church

634 W. Peachtree St NW (6.4 miles away)
allsaintsatlanta.org / 404.881.0835
The Rev. Sarah Stewart (Associate Rector for Young Adults and Innovation) / sstewart@allsaintsatlanta.org
Holy Eucharist is celebrated at 8 a.m., 9 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 5:30 p.m. See website for liturgy/worship style.

Holy Trinity Episcopal Parish

515 E. Ponce de Leon Ave, (0.7 miles away)
holytrinitydecatur.org / 404.377.2622
The Rev. Jenna Faith Strizak (Associate Rector) / strizak@htparish.com
Worship is on Sundays at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Wednesday Evening Prayer is at 6 p.m.

Lutheran (ELCA)

The Common Table

465 Clairmont Ave. (1.1 miles away)
commontabledecatur.org / 404.373.1682
Worship is every Sunday at 11 a.m.

 St. John’s Lutheran Church

1410 Ponce De Leon Ave NE (3.2 miles away)
stjohnsatlanta.org / 404.378.4243
Worship is every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.  

Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

1450 Ponce De Leon Avenue Northeast (3.1 miles away)
404.373.2663
Worship is every Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

Non-Denominational Christian

Buckhead Church - The Living Room

3336 Peachtree Road NE (11.6 miles away)
thelivingroomatl.com
Lynsey Thomas (College Coordinator) / lynsey.thomas@buckheadchurch.org
Worship is at 7:30 p.m. most Monday evenings during the semester (check website). TLR meets on the 2nd floor.

 The Rhema Church

4209 Northeast Expy (11.4 miles away)
therchurch.com / 404.704.7454
Worship is at 10:30 a.m. on Sundays.

Orthodox

Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation

2500 Clairmont Rd (5.3 miles away)
atlgoc.org / 404.633.5870
See website for the most updated schedule of services.

St. Elias Antiochian Orthodox Church

2045 Ponce De Leon Ave NE (1.9 miles away)
stelias.church / 404.378.8191
Worship on Sunday begins with Matins at 8:50 a.m. and is followed by Divine Liturgy at 9:50 a.m.

Presbyterian (U.S.A.)

Columbia Presbyterian Church

711 S. Columbia Drive (1.3 miles away)
cpcdecatur.com / 404.284.2441
Worship is on Sundays at 11 a.m. Taize worship on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.  

Decatur Presbyterian Church

205 Sycamore St. (0.5 miles away)dpchurch.org / 404.378.1777
Rev. Alex Rodgers (Associate Pastor for Faith Formation and Congregational Care) / arodgers@dpchurch.org
Worship is on Sundays at 10:30 a.m.  

Oakhurst Presbyterian Church

118 2nd Ave (1.4 miles away)
oakhurstpcusa.org / 404.378.6284
Worship is every Sunday at 11 a.m.

Seventh-Day Adventist

Decatur Seventh-day Adventist Church

7365 Candler Road (3.8 miles away)
decatursdachurch.org / 404.284.6908
Worship is every Saturday at 11 a.m.

United Church of Christ

Central Congregational United Church of Christ

2676 Clairmont Road NE (5.9 miles away)
central-ucc.org / 404.633.4505
Worship is every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

United Methodist

Decatur First United Methodist Church

300 E. Ponce de Leon Ave (0.6 miles away)
decaturfirst.org / 404.378.4541 
Worship is on Sundays at 8:45 a.m.(casual, Chapel on Sycamore), & 11 a.m. (traditional, Sanctuary).

North Decatur United Methodist Church

1523 Church St. (2.0 miles away)ndumc.org / 404.373.3367
Worship is every Sunday at 9 a.m. (The Table. ancient practices | modern worship) and 11 (traditional).

The Hindu Temple of Atlanta

5851 GA-85, Riverdale (17.8 miles away)
hindutempleofatlanta.org / 770.907.7102
Temple is open 9: a.m. to 9: p.m. See website for specific service times.

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

460 Rockbridge Road NW, Lilburn (13.1 miles away)
baps.org/global-network/north-america/atlanta.aspx / 678.906.2277
Mandir campus opens daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. See website for times for Sacred Shrines & services.

Congregation Bet Haverim

2074 Lavista Road (4.9 miles away)
congregationbethaverim.org / 404.315.6446
A Reconstructionist Jewish community.
Shabbat Dinner on Fridays at 6:30 p.m., Chanting Service on Wednesdays at 7:30 a.m.

Congregation Shearith Israel

1180 University Drive NE (5.9 miles away)
shearithisrael.com / 404.873.1743
A Conservative Jewish synagogue.
Kabbalat Shabbat service begins at 7:30 p.m. on Fridays. Weekly Saturday Shabbat begins at 9 a.m.

The Temple

1589 Peachtree Rd. NE (9.0 miles away)
the-temple.org / 404.873.1731
A Reform Jewish community.
The Temple hosts a Kabbalat Shabbat service on Friday night at 6 p.m. Shabbat observance continues with a Torah study session at 9 a.m. on Saturday, followed by a regular 10:30 Shabbat service. 

Al-Farooq Masjid of Atlanta

442 14th St. NW (8.6 miles away)
alfarooqmasjid.org / 404.874.7521
See website for daily prayer schedule and other info.

Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam

560 Fayetteville Rd. SE (3.5 miles away)
atlantamasjid.com / 404.378.1600
Jumuah Khutbah begins Friday at 2 p.m.

Masjid Omar Bin Abdul Aziz

955 Harbins Rd, Lilburn (14.3 miles)
masjidomar.org / 770.279.8606
Imam Abdullah Jaber / abdullahjaber@gmail.com
See website for daily prayer schedule and other info.

Bahá’í

Bahá’í Unity Center

2370 Wesley Chapel Road, Decatur (7.3 miles away)
bahaiunitycenter.org / 770.981.0097
Sunday Devotions are weekly from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Service begins at 7 p.m.

Quaker

Atlanta Friends Meeting

701 W. Howard Ave. (0.8 miles away)
atlantaquakers.org / 404.377.2474 
The Friends meet for worship on Sundays at 10 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist

Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta

1190 West Druid Hills Drive NE, Suite 150 (6.6 miles away)
uuca.org / 404.634.5134
Worship is on Sundays at 9:30 and 11 a.m.

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