Welcome to Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Churchthe "Old Landmark" and mother church of African Methodism in Atlanta, Georgia.

Where do I park?

When coming to worship at Big Bethel on Sundays there are multiple places for you to park. There is always free parking on the street on Sundays only. There is also a church-owned metered parking lot directly behind the church on the corner of John Wesley Dobbs and Jessie Hill Drive available for Sunday Services and other Church Events.  Parking hangtags are provided for Big Bethel members only, per vehicle registered.  Failure to display your parking hangtag or pay at the meter can result in your car being booted.  Contact the church office for more information. 

New Guest: What to expect as a First Time Visitor?

We practice radical hospitality here at Big Bethel, and we focus on creating a culture that is welcoming, receiving, inviting, caring, and open. We welcome you with open arms.

What time are the Worship Services

Summer Worship Services begin at 10:00 AM

Summer Sunday School Classes begin at 8:30AM

Worship Services begin at 7:45am & 11:00am on Sunday Morning
Sunday School begin at 9:30am with classes for all ages.
Bible Study is held on Wednesdays at 12:00 noon and 7:00pm

What to expect during worship?

During Worship, you can expect a well balance of contemporary and traditional worship. We are not limited by the program and traditional worship. We are a spirit driven church. Our dynamic pastor is well prepared to minister to you and your life’s situations. At Big Bethel you are free to worship and to express your joy and love for God as the bible proclaims and the spirit desires.

Big Bethel is considered to be one of the vital urban churches in Atlanta. We are constantly seeking to minister to God's people in doing the work of the Lord. If you want to grow spiritually, looking for a church home, just moved to town, a college student, or even just visiting Atlanta, we invite you to fellowship with us.

Vision Statement A spirit filled fellowship engaging in fervent worship, bible based teaching and preaching, and compassionate missions driven to be the miracle in downtown Atlanta.

Mission Statement The mission of Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ; and to communicate to the world through preaching, teaching, evangelizing, worshipping, and stewardship, that “Jesus Saves.”

Values Statement We are a God centered, people-oriented Christian community operating in an environment of excellence and love. All that we do is undergirded by prayer.

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