Welcome To New Hope A.M.E. Church
Greetings from the Pastor
Welcome to New Hope African Methodist Episcopal (A. M. E.) Church located in the
Buckhead community of Atlanta, Georgia. It is my pleasure to greet you in the matchless name
of Our Lord and Savior Jesus the Christ.
As the oldest African American church in Buckhead notated by the Buckhead Historical
Society, New Hope is actively engaged in the spiritual development of all of God’s children.
In the midst of the bustling metropolis of Atlanta’s major commercial and financial centers,
entertainment capitol, and steps away from the Governor’s mansion, we are excited to worship in
this community. As we seek to uplift the community through our worship service, bible study,
and the various ministries of the church, it is our hope that each visitor experiences the Radical
Hospitality of New Hope, where our doors always swing open and our arms stretch wider to
New Hope is honored to celebrate 150 years of active service in the Buckhead
community, and it is my prayer that you will take this spiritual journey with us. YOU are
Welcome to Worship our Lord and Savior, and Witness the manifestation of HIS glory with the
historic New Hope A. M. E. Church congregation.
Your Humble Servant,
Reverend David F. Richards, III, MDiv.
“His pleasure is not in the strength of the horse, nor his delight in the legs of the warrior; the
Lord delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.” Psalm 147:10-11