Below you will find answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. If you do not find the answers you need here, feel free to contact us.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I volunteer at EBC?

Pre-members (those who are in the process of completing their new members’ classes) and members can pursue volunteering at EBC by contacting the H.E.L.P.S. (Having Enough Loving People Serve) Ministry via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How do I register for events at EBC

You can register for events online via www.elizabethbaptist.org/events, through the EBC App as well as through your Realm account.

Who will be responsible for preaching?

The senior pastor, along with the established Collaborative Preaching Team, will preach in a rotational format at the five locations. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the senior pastor and the preaching team work together to develop sermons that will be delivered during the worship services. The goal of this collaborative preaching effort is to ensure that each congregation will receive the same message during their worship experience.

I am a licensed/ordained minister. How do I get connected in ministry?

Step 1:  Complete New Members’ Classes and a Spiritual Gifts Inventory. Class information is available here.

Step 2:  Sign-up for a Life Group, Precept or Bible Institute Course. View the current classes available here.

Step 3:  Attend the New Members’ Fellowship Brunch with Dr. and Lady Oliver to learn about the Mission, Vision and History of EBC, and discover how your spiritual gifts can be used in ministry.  To learn more about specific ministry opportunities and meeting times, please contact Bro. J'Rese Mitchell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Step 4:  Complete the Decision Counseling Training (Required of all licensed/ordained Ministers and Ministers-in-Training). Contact Sis. Rosa Cohan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for upcoming training dates.

Step 5:  Sign up to join the Ministers-In-Training Ministry and submit the following information to Min. Tim Sims at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

•  A brief statement of your sense of call into the ministry

•  A brief overview of previous ministry experience and academic training related to ministry

• Copies of license and/or ordination certificates

How do I book an appointment with Pastor Oliver?

You must submit an Engagement Request online or contact Ms. Lisa Childers via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How do I get food assistance?

Non-perishable items are available to members and non-members through our Food Pantry. 
You must contact the church office at 404-691-3146 ext. 144 to schedule a pick-up.

How do I get financial assistance?

You must be a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. The assistance committee meets every Wednesday at the EBC: Atlanta Campus from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Interviews and applications are completed at this time. The interview process does not automatically grant assistance. Applicants who arrive after the time allotted will not be interviewed.

How do I reserve seating for my family reunion or receive a special acknowledgement?

You may request reserved seating for yourself or a family reunion by filling out a Special Guest Form. Forms may be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or faxed to 404-699-5522 Attn: Lisa Childers.

To receive a special acknowledgement, a request must be made in advance and understand that the announcement/acknowledgement is made at the sole discretion of Dr. Oliver or the worship leader. We are delighted to have you and your family worship with us but due to the flow of service and time constraints your announcement/recognition may not be possible at times. If you have any further questions or concerns please contact Lisa Childers at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 404-691-3146.

How can I schedule a funeral at EBC?

Individuals may contact Darlene Henderson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (404) 696-8787 to review the funeral policies and to coordinate possible services.

Who do I tell if I'm sick, hospitalized and/or shut-in?

Members may send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (404) 564-8514 to leave a message. You may also notify the receptionist at the EBC Atlanta campus. Please provide the complete name and contact information of the sick, hospitalized and/or shut-in. 

How do I apply for Baby Dedication?

Members may submit a baby dedication registration form online or you may contact Darlene Henderson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (404) 696-8787 to review the guidelines and obtain the parenting class and dedication service schedule.

I'm getting married! Can I have my wedding at EBC?

Members may apply by completing and submitting a Wedding Application either in person at the EBC: Atlanta campus or via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Once your request has been received, our Wedding Coordinator, Kathy Bell, will schedule a meeting to review the Wedding Policies and Procedures. Upon completion, your information will then be forwarded to the church counselor so that Pre-Marital Counseling sessions can be scheduled. It’s a requirement that all pre-marital counseling sessions be completed before the wedding ceremony can take place.

For more information regarding the Wedding Application please contact Kathy Bell at 404-564-8559. For more information on Pre-Marital Counseling please contact 404-696-8787.

I'm recently engaged. How do I register for pre-marital classes at EBC?

Individuals may submit a premarital education registration form online or to the receptionist at the EBC: Atlanta campus. You may contact Darlene Henderson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (404) 696-8787 to review the premarital education guidelines, fees and the meeting/group schedule.

How do I submit a prayer request/praise report?

Prayer requests may be submitted here or on the Prayer wall within the Elizabeth Baptist Church mobile app

Where do I park?

EBC: Atlanta
Parking is available on campus at EBC: Atlanta. If the parking lot is full, you may park at The Promenade located at 3915 Cascade Road any day during worship services and/or special events.  We also have parking available at West Park on Sunday only from 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  West Park is located at 5495 Cascade Road. 

EBC: Smyrna
Parking is available on campus at EBC: Smyrna. If the parking lot is full, you may park at the shopping center next to the church.

EBC: Fairburn
Parking is available on campus at EBC: Fairburn.

EBC: Douglasville
Parking is available at EBC: Douglasville campus. If the lot is full, shuttle service is available at West Douglasville Park and Ride located on Douglas Blvd. If you are coming from the church parking lot, turn left on Bright Star Road then turn left Douglasville Blvd. and the shuttle parking entrance is at the Stewart Parkway light (across from rainwater car wash). 

EBC: Conyers
Parking is available on campus at EBC: Conyers. If the parking lot is full, a shuttle service is available from the Lowes parking lot located at 1901 GA Highway 138 SE.  Signs will be posted to identify the areas where EBC parking will be available. 

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Where do teens go during service?

The Greenhouse Ministry is for middle and high school students. Teen church is held at 9:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at EBC: Atlanta, 9:30 a.m. at EBC: Conyers, 8:30 a.m. at EBC: Smyrna, and 10:45 a.m. at EBC: Fairburn and Douglasville. Teen church is held in the Chapel at EBC: Atlanta, in the Chapel downstairs at EBC: Smyrna, in the music room at EBC: Fairburn and in the Chapel in Building B at EBC: Douglasville and EBC: Conyers.

Where do my children go during service?

The S.E.E.D.S. Ministry is for children 3 months to 10 years old. Children's Church is held at 9:00 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. at EBC: Atlanta, 9:30 a.m. at EBC: Conyers, 8:30 a.m. at EBC: Smyrna, and 10:45 a.m. at EBC: Fairburn & EBC: Douglasville. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to service.

Children 3 months to 3yrs – are registered in Rooms 27A at EBC: Atlanta, in the basement at EBC: Smyrna, in the Cafeteria at EBC: Fairburn and in Building B at EBC: Douglasville & EBC: Conyers

Preschoolers – 4 & 5 year olds – are registered in Room 29B at EBC: Atlanta, in the basement at EBC: Smyrna, in the Cafeteria at EBC: Fairburn and in Building B at EBC: Douglasville

Elementary Children –ages 6-10 – are registered in the Gym at EBC: Atlanta, in the basement at EBC: Smyrna, in the Cafeteria at EBC: Fairburn and in Building B at EBC: Douglasville & EBC: Conyers

Pick up – is done in the same location as registration.

FIRST TIME VISITORS: If you are visiting for the first time you will need to complete a set of forms that include information like name, birthdate, allergies, and emergency contact names and phone numbers.  All parents or guardians are given an ID card that matches the armband and name tag placed on the child. 

The parent must present the ID card to pick up the child.  If you lose your ID Card you must provide a photo ID in order to pick up the child.  Copies are made and maintained on file for 14 days.

REGULAR ATTENDEES: Names and information are stored in Checkpoint system.

How do I create a Realm login?

Create your Realm account today by following these easy steps:

1. Visit www.elizabethbaptist.org/realm
2. Click the “Register Now” button
3. Enter your information
4. Verify your email

For assistance or questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How do I view services online?

You can view services online here or by logging into the EBC App and selecting "Watch Live Stream" from the menu.

How do I download the EBC app?

You can download the app to your smart phone or tablet by searching "Elizabeth Baptist Church" within the Google Play or Apple App stores. 

Andriod users click here.

Apple users click here.

When are New Members classes offered?

Adult New Member classes are offered on Sundays at EBC: Atlanta, EBC: Douglasville, and EBC: Conyers as well as on Tuesdays at EBC: Atlanta. Each class is 5 sessions. 

Super Saturdays are offered throughout the year and are a great opportunity to complete all membership sessions in one convenient Saturday! Super Saturdays take place from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at various locations. There is a $5.00 donation to cover meals/snacks. Registration is required. 

Click here to view the current schedule of classes and/or to register. You can also register via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by calling 404-604-2000 ext. 188

We encourage you to complete your requirements today!