First Baptist Church of Decatur

Call: (404) 373-1653 or visit fbcdecatur.com
A Baptist church located near downtown Decatur.

AJC Decatur Book Festival 2021

Saturday October 2, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
The AJC Decatur Book Festival returns this weekend on Saturday, Oct. 2, at the First Baptist Church of Decatur. You will need to register in advance to attend. Born in downtown Decatur over Labor Day Weekend 2006, the AJC Decatur Book Festival has grown to be one of the largest independent book fe...
Cost: Free but registration required

Decatur Farmers Market Opening Day

Wednesday March 31, 2021 04:00 PM EDT
Opening Date: March 31st; Wednesdays: 4-7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Decatur: 308 Clairmont Ave., Decatur What's new? This year at Decatur Farmers Market you'll find twice the vendors than ever before! We are excited to welcome new farms, bakeries, and artists. From BBQ to blueberries - we'v...
Cost: No Cover

Daymond John signs "Powershift"

Friday March 13, 2020 07:00 PM EDT
Categories: Business

The bestselling author and star of ABC's Shark Tank reveals how to master the three prongs of influence: reputation, negotiation, and relationships.

Have you ever wanted to make a big change in your life but weren't sure where to start? In Powershift, Daymond John shares the a...
Cost: $29

Love! It's ALL Glorious!

Friday November 30, 2018 08:00 PM EST
Love! It's All Glorious! is OurSong's annual Winter/Holiday Concert! This concert is all about love! The first half includes an extended work "For a Breath of Ecstasy" by Michael John Trotta based on the poems of Sara Teasdale. The work is performed with chorus, string quartet, and oboe. The second ...
Cost: $35 at the door; $30 in advance; $25 for those 60 and over; $20 for students; and $15 for those 10 and under

John Boyne: 'The Heart's Invisible Furies'

Tuesday October 31, 2017 07:00 PM EDT
Award-winning Irish author of The Boy In Striped Pajamas and several other books, John Boyne is coming to Atlanta to discuss his latest novel. Invisible Furies of the Heart follows Cyril Avery over the course of 70 years as he grapples with his sexuality and relationships.


Cost: Free

Benefit Concert

Friday June 24, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Atlanta Celli, an eclectic cello quartet, is hosting a benefit concert. They're teaming up with some of the best musicians in Atlanta. All proceeds will go to Peace of Thread which is a handbag company that employs unemployable women in vulnerable populations. Come celebrate these incredibly brave w...
Cost: $5-$18

OurSong Take Flight

Thursday June 9, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
OurSong, Atlanta’s gay and lesbian chorus, is pleased to announce our spring concert, “Take Flight.”  Let your spirit soar as OurSong shares an evening of music that speaks to the beauty of imagination and sky-high ambitions. This uplifting concert explor...
Cost: $25-$30

OurSong Concert: Requiem for the Living

Friday February 26, 2016 07:00 PM EST
OurSong, Atlanta’s Gay and Lesbian Chorus, is pleased to announce an encore performance of Dan Forrest’s “Requiem for the Living” on Saturday, February 27, 2016, at 7:30 pm in the First Baptist Church of Decatur. This remarkable five movement work gives a modern voice to the traditional req...
Cost: $25.00 Advance $30.00 At the Door

OurSong presents: A (non)Traditional Holiday Concert

Friday December 11, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Please join OurSong, The Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chorus, for a spirited evening of holiday favorites sung both in traditional and in new or unusual styles, ranging from O Come Emmanuel and Silent Night to Jumble Bells and It's Our Christmas Cheer!
Cost: $25 in advance, $30 at door

Azar Nafisi

Sunday November 2, 2014 07:00 PM EST
New York Times bestselling author, Azar Nafisi, will lead a talk and signing of her book Reading Lolita in Terhan. The book considers the role of fiction in people's lives and recounts her experience teaching American literature in Iran.

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra's Community Concert

Monday June 9, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
The DeKalb Symphony Orchestra presents its annual Community Concert on June 10 at 8:00 p.m. This concert will feature Italian mandolinist Carlo Aonzo performing concerti by Vivaldi and Hoffmann. Also on the program: Handel's Water Music and 4 Slavonic Dances by Dvorak. This is a free concert held at...
Cost: Free Admission

Decatur Easter Egg Hunt

Friday April 11, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Hop on over to the front lawn of Decatur First Baptist Church for the Decatur Business Association’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. The bunny arrives at 10:30 am and the hunt begins at 11 am sharp. Be sure to arrive on time, because the bunny waits for no one!Just in case it rains, we will plan to hold t...
Cost: FREE

Anne Lamott

Sunday November 18, 2012 07:00 PM EST
Author Anne Lamott visits through Georgia Center for the Book to talk about her book Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers.
Cost: Free

Celebrate Food Day with Slow Food Atlanta

Tuesday October 23, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Celebrate Food Day with Slow Food Atlanta on Wednesday, October 24, with an “Eat In” from 6 to 8 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Decatur. Bring your own goodies or grab fresh food from the Decatur Farmers Market from 4 to 7 p.m. and celebrate Food Day’s mission for healthy eating habits. Enjo...
Cost: Free

Seeing AIDS through the Eyes of a Child

Saturday October 13, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
This exhibit allows people to experience the impact of AIDS on an African community through the yes of a child.

Jasper Fforde

Thursday October 4, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
Author Jasper Fforde will talk about the seven installment of The New York Times bestselling Thursday Next series, The Woman Who Died A Lot.
308 Clairemont Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 373-1653
Place of Worship

Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM