Happy Back to School!!
August is full of new beginnings, and what better way to start the school year than to serve our community? The beginning of school is a great time to meet your neighbors and build relationships that create space for the Gospel to be shared. MOVE: ATL is happening August 22-27 and is a great way to engage with our community and to serve alongside your family and Connect group.
August 22-27 is MOVE: ATL! Move: ATL is a wonderful opportunity to serve our city! Whether with your family or your Connect group, there is a place for you to love our community well. We will be having weekday projects and the Saturday Send-Off on August 27.
Projects will include beautification, yard work, painting, and other helpful things at local schools. In addition, we will be serving different ministries around the Atlanta area, like Table on Delk, Good Sam Cobb, and Storehouse Ministries, to name a few. Please check out our Sign Up Link to explore and sign up for projects. We will continually add new projects and information to the sign-up lists, so check back often. Through serving, you will also learn more about ministries we partner with year-round. If you have a local project or ministry you would like us to consider for MOVE: ATL, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
CAFO: Please help us welcome and serve the Christian Alliance for Orphans Summit this Fall Break (September 26-30). CAFO unites over 200 respected organizations and 850 churches to help engage orphan care, family preservation, adoption, and foster care worldwide. With around 2,000 folks on campus, we need you! Sign Up to volunteer during the Summit and get more information about caring for orphans, adoption, and foster care.
The Table on Delk: On Tuesday, August 16, learn how you can partner with them in their mission to end sexual exploitation and prostitution along Delk Road at The Table on Delk Awareness Dinner here at Johnson Ferry at 6:30 pm in Student Center South. Please register here, so there is a correct dinner count.
Storehouse Ministries: Through Storehouse Ministries, Noonday equips and resources 20 of our association churches to have food pantries that provide physical food and spiritual encouragement and reaches thousands of struggling families and individuals each year with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Your skills can be used if you enjoy doing administrative tasks, such as answering phones. Mary Lou Davis could use your assistance at the Storehouse. Shifts are 2-3 hours, and the need is Monday afternoon, Tuesday Morning, and all day Thursday. If you are interested in this, email Mary Lou at email@example.com.
First Care Women's Clinic: This pro-life clinic is a significant first step to caring for mothers, fathers, & children. You can donate items or volunteer with the clinic. Both contributing and volunteering are excellent opportunities to care for the vulnerable.
Eastside South Marietta (Mosaic) Food Pantry: This food pantry serves many people within the south Marietta area. Sign Up to volunteer to distribute food on August 4. This is a sweet way to get to know people within the community and a great way to engage your children in serving others.
Light of Messiah Ministries: Help us send love and encouragement to the elderly Jewish community of Atlanta by partnering with Light of Messiah ministries. Please send homemade cards, pictures, and handwritten letters to our P.O. Box below. What to Say: Begin with "Dear Jewish friend…" Tell them you are praying for them! Please make sure they do not contain any evangelistic material or Christian references. Send letters to: P.O. Box 501179 Atlanta, Georgia 31150
Atlanta Community Food Bank: Serve the people of Atlanta by packing and sorting food donations, administrative work, and more. Serving at the Food Bank is a great way to spend time with your connect group or family. Volunteers must be 12 years or older. Visit our website for more information on volunteer opportunities.
MUST Mobile Pantry: The MUST Mobile pantry provides food to communities that cannot visit one of our physical locations. The Mobile Pantry brings healthy food within reach to our neighbors in need. Volunteers must be 18 years or older.
Ukrainian Refugee Housing Need: Do you have a basement/garage apartment or rental property available in the eastern half of Cobb County? There is a need for an incoming family of 5 who will arrive the first week of September. The family already has sponsors, but the need for affordable housing in our area remains a need. If you have space or have additional questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org
RiseUp! 4 Christ: Interested in learning more about this faith-based after-school program in many of our public elementary schools? Come to the upcoming Kick-off meeting on August 21 from 3-5 pm at Piedmont Church. See what is in store for this school year and meet some of the leaders.
Stay tuned to our Mission Trip List page on the website! We have over ten trips you can prayerfully consider through the end of the year, and we are still adding more!
Sevierville, TN: October 21-23 | A team will be assisting with different maintenance projects at Wears Valley Ranch. Serving in Sevierville is a great mission weekend for families or individuals.
Albania: October 21-30 | A team will work with Cru Albania through evangelism strategies and discipleship of college students.
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