First Baptist Church Of Decatur




Celebrate the union of love in a safe space at First Baptist Church of Decatur, just minutes from downtown Atlanta. Couples of all Christian-faith traditions are welcome here. The sanctuary is ideally suited for 100-700 guests and includes the services of a professional on-site coordinator. Please inquire directly with venue about smaller ceremonies, receptions and/or receiving lines. Our church campus is also home to the Verdery Counseling Center, which routinely offers 5-week marriage preparation workshops. The workshop uses the Prepare/Enrich program and is open to all couples, even those not marrying at First Baptist Decatur. Please inquire for rates and upcoming workshops. Please note that we are unable to host weddings on Sundays, the Saturday prior to Easter, and in the month of December.

Venue Style



Indoor Ceremony


Max Indoor Ceremony: 750 guests

Time Restrictions

Couples have access to the space at least 2.5 hours prior to the published ceremony start time. Events should be finished by 10pm.

Rental Fees

Enjoy exclusive use of our sanctuary for your wedding rehearsal and ceremony. Our rental fee is $1,500, which includes a two hour rehearsal window and five hours the day of your wedding. A $500 refundable security deposit is due at booking. Please inquire directly with the venue regarding additional onsite hours, outdoor spaces, weekday wedding and/or member discounts.

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
No alcohol allowed on premises
Music must end by 10:00PM

Wedding Day Availability (Last updated Jan 12, 2018)

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