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Congregational Membership
Membership data for religious denominations and bodies in Clarke County.

church maps

Clarke County Churches
Click any church name to see its location on a map of Athens.

Buddhism :: sanghas

Athens Zen Group

Christianity :: churches


First AME Church

Greater Bethel AME Church


St. Stephen's Anglican Church


The Church at College Station

Church of the Nations


Central Baptist Church

Chestnut Grove Baptist Church

Crooked Creek Baptist Church

Ebenezer Baptist Church, West

First Baptist Church

Hill Chapel Baptist Church

Hill First Baptist Church

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church

New Grove Baptist Church

New Haven Baptist Church

Temple Baptist Church

Timothy Baptist Church

Trinity Baptist Church

Victory Baptist Church

Winterville First Baptist Church


Athens Korean Church

Beech Haven Baptist Church

Cleveland Road Baptist Church

East Athens Baptist Church

Forest Heights Baptist Church

Green Acres Baptist Church

Johnson Drive Baptist Church

Life Church of Athens

Milledge Avenue Baptist Church

Oconee Heights Baptist Church

Treasuring Christ Church


St. Joseph Catholic Church


Christian Science Society of Athens


True Holiness Temple Church of God


Athens Church of Christ

Campus View Church of Christ

Oglethorpe Avenue Church of Christ


Cornerstone Church


First Christian Church


Emmanuel Episcopal Church

St. Gregory the Great Episcopal Church


Church 316


St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church


Athens Meetinghouses


Christus Victor Lutheran Church

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

Trinity Lutheran Church


Promised Land Messianic Fellowship


Athens First United Methodist Church

Chapelwood United Methodist Church

Gateway United Methodist Church

Oconee Street United Methodist Church

Princeton United Methodist Church

St. James United Methodist Church

Tuckston United Methodist Church

Winterville United Methodist Church

Young Harris Memorial United Methodist Church


Athens Korean Presbyterian Church

Redeemer Presbyterian Church

Resurrection Presbyterian Church

The University Church


Athens First Presbyterian Church

Central Presbyterian Church

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Friendship Presbyterian Church


Athens Religious Society of Friends


Athens Seventh Day Adventist Church

Mt. Olive Seventh-day Adventist Church


Our Hope Metropolitan Community Church


Athens Vineyard Christian Fellowship


Athens Christian Church

Athens Church

Athens Link Fellowship

Bread of Life Church

Calvary Bible Church

Christ Community Church

City Church Athens

Classic City Community Church

Compass Community Church

Crossroads Community Church

Grace Athens

Hope Springs Christian Fellowship

Living Hope Church

Miracle House Church International

New Covenant Worship Center

Normaltown Community Church

One Hope Church

Treasuring Christ Church

Victory Chapel

Islam :: mosques

Al Huda Islamic Center

Judaism :: synagogues

Congregation Children of Israel

other spiritual centers

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

Unity Center for Spiritual Growth

University of Georgia :: ministries

UGA Campus Ministry Association


InterFaith Cultural Organization Of Athens
A non-profit, multi-cultural, faith based organization dedicated to finding & celebrating the common ties that bind us and to fostering understanding, tolerance, respect, and love towards our fellow human beings by sharing cultures and spiritual traditions of the world's sacred religions.

Athens Christian Women's Connection
"A non-denominational ministry with a heart for women to know God and grow in relationship to Him."

North Georgia United Methodist Conference
A regional body of United Methodist Church comprised of 12 districts in north Georgia including Athens.

Northeast Georgia Presbytery
A Presbytery headquartered in Athens consisting of 58 churches located in northeastern Georgia.

Sarepta Baptist Association
An association of over 70 churches and missions located in Clarke, Jackson, Madison, and Oglethorpe counties in Northeast Georgia.

Young Life Greater Athens
A Christian ministry that reaches out to middle school, high school, and college-aged kids.

faith-based human services

Action Ministries - Athens
A faith-based organization whose mission is to mobilize Clarke County communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing, and education.

The Ark
The Ark United Ministry Outreach Center serves as an extension of the religious communities of the Athens-Clarke County area by responding to neighbors who need material and personal support. Provides financial assistance to individuals and families in crisis for basic needs such as rent, utilities and prescription medicine.

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity
An ecumenical Christian-based housing organization that brings families and communities in need together with volunteers and resources to build safe, decent, affordable housing. Dedicated to eliminating substandard housing through constructing, rehabilitating, and preserving homes

Athens Pregnancy Center
A Christian non-profit organization that provides faith-based support & counseling to anyone facing the challenge of unintended pregnancy.

Bethany in Athens
As a worldwide and community leader in adoption and family services, Bethany Christian Services reaches out to children who are alone or vulnerable to provide foster care and family counseling.

Bigger Vision Community Shelter
A community emergency shelter that provides the individual who is temporarily homeless a warm, dry place to sleep and a hot meal each night, at no cost, on a first-come, first-served basis. Offers homeless individuals a setting where they can address the issues which caused their homelessness and find the help they need when they need it.

Camp DOVE (Deaf Outreach through Visual Effects) is a retreat that provides an opportunity for deaf and hard-of-hearing youth to share a unique camping experience in a Christian environment.

Covenant Care Services
A non-profit Christian adoption agency providing services in Georgia.

Downtown Ministries
A non-profit organization that engages youth and their families in inner-city Athens through sports programs, after-school programs, and other community projects. These programs and activities promote personal and spiritual renewal as well as community restoration.

The Healing Place of Athens
The mission of the Healing Place is to help homeless men who are addicted to drugs and alcohol to achieve productive, independent, and sober lives. Provides an overnight shelter, a Christian-based residential recovery program, transitional housing and services, and an aftercare program.

Interfaith Hospitality Network
A coalition of more than 15 area congregations that have partnered together to combat homelessness in Northeast Georgia by helping homeless families with children to achieve sustainable independence.

Mercy Health Center
A volunteer-based non-profit Christian health center providing care for the uninsured in and around Athens with services including medical, pharmacy, and dental care.

Oasis Católico Santa Rafaela
A Catholic outreach and ministry dedicated to helping the Hispanic community of Athens by providing a range of services including transportation, food, clothing, health screenings, tutoring, interpretive services, worship opportunities, and more.

Oasis Tutors
Sponsors an after-school program for students in grades PreK-3 for Latino children of the Pinewood Estates community. Tutors help children with their homework and reinforce academic skills.

Partnering Ambassadors for Life and Service is a non-profit Christian service organization that develops and conducts educational and job skills classes to equip adult women to gain stable employment.

Salvation Army of Athens Georgia
An evangelical Christian organization providing social services such as emergency shelter, drug/alcohol abuse rehabilitation, rent assistance, clothing and food assistance, and disaster relief services.

Samaritan Center for Counseling & Wellness
An interfaith counseling service of licensed professionals who provide confidential, compassionate services to individuals, families, and community groups with respect for personal beliefs and values.

Sparrow's Nest Mission
A non-profit Christian ministry that serves the at-risk population of the inner-city Athens community. Provides after-school programs, tutoring and mentoring, job counseling and placement, drug and alcohol counseling, emergency financial assistance, and more.


Athens Christian School

Downtown Academy

Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School

Saint Joseph Catholic School

radio stations

WMSL 88.9 FM
A Christian music station serving Athens-Clarke and surrounding counties.


Cooperation Marked Early Days of Churches in Clarke County
Church history from the settling of Athens through 1850.

Dramatic Growth Marked Clarke Church Community
Church history from 1850 through 1900.

Baptists and Methodists Dominated Clarke's Church Denominational Makeup
Church history from 1900 through 1950.

Athens' Religious Community Adapted for Changing Needs
Church history from 1950 through 2000.