What is Decatur Baptist Church?
Decatur Baptist is a community of people just like you that are connected through their love and relationship with Jesus Christ. We have folks that come from all walks of life which means everyone feels welcome the moment they come on to our campus.
Decatur Baptist is a place that really cares...from Financial Peace classes and Divorce Care support groups to Celebrate Recovery and small-group Bible studies…Decatur Baptist is committed to helping you be more. Come and discover why so many attend Decatur Baptist Church.
What are the weekly services like at Decatur Baptist?
The services at Decatur Baptist are upbeat, friendly and casual in dress. Our praise and worship is led by the band, praise team, orchestra and a very large and exciting choir. We’re not your typical Baptist church when it comes to praise and worship.
Our Senior Pastor, Doug Ripley, gives practical messages from the Bible that deal with real-life issues. We want you to really know God and let Him change your life!
What can I expect if I visit Decatur Baptist Church?
We try very hard to greet every person that comes to one of our services or events with a warm smile and with great care. We know anyone visiting with us for the first time may be a little nervous and is unfamiliar with our campus. We encourage all first time guests to use our guests parking area which is easy to find…just follow the signs. We have friendly greeters at every entrance who will welcome you, encourage you and make sure you get to the right place. We want every guest to feel comfortable, to relax, and to have a great experience.
What does Decatur Baptist have for kids?
Decatur Baptist is a fun and exciting place for kids of all ages. From the colorful wall paintings and decor of Firefly Village to the indoor two-story play facility we call the DB Zone…it’s obvious that children are important at Decatur Baptist. Each child is registered and checked in at the front desk for their own safety, protection and parental peace of mind.
From the kid’s worship time to their bible study classes…your child will get the best of care, have a great time and experience the love of God.
What does Decatur Baptist have for teens?
Decatur Baptist believes that God has a plan and purpose for every teen! We don't believe they need to wait until they are adults to make their lives count! Whether your teen is in high school or junior high, we'll bring a biblical message of hope and challenge them to live for the Lord every week. We use cutting edge videos, games and music that rocks to shatter the stereotype that church has to be boring. We offer an exciting church experience geared specifically for teens every Sunday and Wednesday evening.