Cultivate Church is a brand new church being planted in Athens, Alabama.


 You have a unique opportunity to be a part of this brand new Free Will Baptist Church in its infant stages and to be an intricate part of God's plan for Cultivate Church and the city of Athens.

Service Times:

Sunday Cultivate Groups- 9 AM

Sunday- 10:30 AM Worship

Wednesday- 6:00 PM Bible Study

Cultivate Church is located in the Athens Plaza on 31 across from the Athens Middle School. The address is 100 Highway 31 S Suite K in Athens, Alabama.


Meet Our Team


Joel Franks, Lead Pastor

Joel and Melanie Franks come from a long and successful pastorate in Glasgow, Kentucky. Joel grew up in a church planting family and has had many years of experience in ministry.



BJ and Joann come to this team from a part-time ministry in Glasgow, Kentucky.  BJ holds a degree in Police Administration and has worked full-time in law enforcement while serving part-time in ministry at the First FWB Church in Glasgow, Kentucky.