Southern Baptist Convention

Kirby Woods is located in East Memphis alongside busy Poplar Avenue. The church is situated on 5.5 acres, with high rise office buildings, hospitals, shopping malls, schools, and restaurants within walking distance of the property. Kirby Woods is unique in its mission's emphasis. Many church members go out each year on various church sponsored mission trips, either in the U.S. or overseas. The church's support of missionaries, new church starts, and missions organizations reaches to many parts of the world. Kirby Woods ministers to one of the largest deaf congregations in our convention and has a Deaf Pastor to meet those special needs. The church has a Korean ministry with a Korean pastor as well as a pastor to lead the Hispanic ministry. We have three worship services each week, two on Sunday and one on Wednesday evening. The music for the services is a blend of hymns and choruses, and features a large sanctuary choir and orchestra. Translators translate the morning worship service into Spanish and Korean each week. Kirby Woods offers an excellent Children's Church for children 4 years through 5th grade. Two Sunday Schools offer classes for all ages. There are ministries for Junior and Senior High students, as well as a College ministry. The mission organization of Olympians and Mission Friends meets on Wednesday evening. There are choirs for all ages, Bible Drill, basketball teams, soccer teams, baseball teams and volleyball teams. If you are looking for a church that will welcome you and make you feel at home, please come and visit with us.

Year Founded: 1980
Members: 2,690
Average Attendance: 1,300

Mailing Address:
6325 Poplar Ave
Memphis,  TN  38119

Content last updated: 9/17/2015

Map & Driving Directions

From the east, take the Poplar East Exit off the I-240 south loop. The church is located on the corner of Poplar and Massey. Look for the steeple on the right. From the west, take Poplar Avenue through Germantown to the East Memphis city limits and the corner of Poplar and Massey.


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