Downtown Church is a multi-ethnic and multi-class church meeting in downtown Memphis and serving all of the greater Memphis area. We are committed to developing a church community that is intentional about authentic relationships centered on grace, mercy, integrity, and respect. We meet every Sunday morning for worship service at 10:00am at Clayborn Temple in downtown Memphis, TN.


A simple church on purpose.


Who We Are

Downtown Church exists to glorify God by creating a radical new community that molds loving disciples of Jesus through the power of the gospel. We are committed to Christ-centered lives where we show others grace and evangelize with authenticity through intentional relationships and faithfulness to showing justice with integrity and respect.

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Where guests become friends and friends become family.


Where & When

We offer one Sunday worship service at 10:00am. We meet in Clayborn Temple at 294 Hernando, Memphis, TN, 38126. Parking is available in multiple lots located next to Clayborn Temple.

Sunday School is 8:45-9:45 every week. Adults and children meet at St. Patrick’s (277 S 4th St). Reach out to Erin Cole at for questions about the adult class, or to Rebecca Rhodes at with questions about children's Sunday school.


Here for you.

When you worship with Downtown, you will find an economically, socially, racially, and culturally diverse congregation joined by the one Father who unites brothers and sisters in Christ.  You will be greeted at the door and directed to our children’s nursery, our info table.

We seek to facilitate a worship service which encourages each person to express him/herself freely while keeping others in mind. Nursery and children's church are provided for infants through grade 5, and we encourage older children to be in worship. All children in age K - 5th grade worship with the adults on the first Sunday of the month and 5th Sundays. We offer one Sunday service at 10:00am each week, celebrate communion the first Sunday of each month, and encourage people to hang around after worship to connect with others.

We meet for worship in Clayborn Temple at 294 Hernando, Memphis, TN 38126, and our music is a mixture of revised hymns, black gospel and contemporary worship songs.  Feel free to dress casually.

We look forward to worshiping with you Sunday!


“God says to be in the world. To be in the world, you have to know what’s going on. Not just … in your neighborhood, but [also] in the neighborhoods down the street."

- Justice Locke, Member since 2017  //  Read Her Story Here


Get Involved

At Downtown Church our goal is to see every single one of our members and regular attendees involved with the efforts and ministries of the church. We believe in stewarding and nourishing each individual's unique gifts so that the glory of God can shine through our body, our communities, and ultimately our city. Find out how you can get and stay involved with Downtown Church.


Sunday school is held nearly every Sunday morning before worship service. These classes often cover a wide array of topics.

Volunteer opportunities

We are always on the look out for ways to pair willing volunteers with the right teams at Dowtown Church. Find out more!


One of the best ways to stay plugged in to the life of Downtown Church is by simply staying informed on the latest happenings.