Historic Markers Across Georgia



Ebenezer Baptist Church



Marker ID:  
Location: 407 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 45.322    W 084° 22.45
  33.75536666    -84.37416666
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:


"Our Stone of Help."
"Then Samuel took a stone and named it Ebenezer for he said, 'Thus far the Lord has helped us."
(I Samuel 7:12.)

The Rev. John A. Parker, Pastor 1886-1894.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams, Pastor 1894-1931.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr., Pastor 1931-1975.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Co-pastor 1960-1968.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams King, Co-pastor 1969-1970.
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr., Co-pastor 1971-72.
The Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence Roberts, Jr., Pastor 1975-2005.
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"One Church - Two Sanctuaries."
Heritage Sanctuary, erected 1922.
J.W. Johnson, Deacon Board Chairperson.
The Rev. Dr. Alfred Daniel Williams, Pastor.
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Horizon Sanctuary, erected 1999.
Senator Leroy Johnson, Building Committee Chairperson.
Samuel A. Hider, Deacon Board Chairperson.
Robert Brown, Trustee Board Chairperson.
Stanley, Love-Stanley, P.C., Architect.
The Rev. Dr. Joseph Lawrence Roberts, Jr., Pastor.



 
Notes:

Wikipedia - Martin Luther King, Sr.
Wikipedia - Martin Luther King, Jr.
Nobel Prize - Martin Luther King, Jr. - Biographical
Ebenezer Baptist Church

 

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