History of West End SDA Church
The history of the West End Seventh-day Adventist Church extends back to 1983 under the leadership of Conference President Elder Ralph B. Hairston. Elder Joseph Hinson, served as Conference Evangelist and Personal Ministries Director. The late Elder Walter Hawk, issued a challenge to President Ralph B. Hairston to bring a revival to the inner city of Atlanta. It was during this time that Elder Hinson was extremely instrumental in securing Evangelist Oscar Lane during the planning stages for the proposed City Wide Revival. President Ralph B. Hairston issued the challenge to Evangelist Oscar Lane, Jr. of Los Angeles, California to conduct a tent meeting in Southwest Atlanta.