Monthly Archives: September 2013

CARFAX Volunteaming Event Benefits Action Ministries

People in need will have access to even more healthy meals thanks to the more than 150 employees of CARFAX who gathered on Sept. 26 in Stone Mountain, Ga., to assemble 400 food boxes for Action Ministries. The Action Ministries Feed

Posted in Feed the Hungry, News

Emporium Proceeds to Benefit Action Ministries Gainesville

Shoppers spent money for a good cause Friday at the sixth annual Heart & Hands Women’s Ministry Emporium at First Baptist Church in Gainesville, reported the Gainesville Times on Sept. 27. The event benefits Action Ministries Gainesville this year. Read

Posted in Gainesville, News

CARFAX Volunteaming Event to Benefit Action Ministries

ATLANTA, Ga. (September 26, 2013) – People in need will soon have access to even more healthy meals thanks to the more than 150 employees of CARFAX who are gathering today to assemble 400 food boxes for Action Ministries, one

Posted in Feed the Hungry, Press Releases

Spirit of Giving Displayed at 15th Annual Jesus in the Park

Blue skies, homemade pies and the spirit of giving made for a fun-filled day at Ridge Ferry Park on Sunday, Sept. 22, as the youth of Trinity United Methodist Church, alongside Action Ministries Rome, hosted their 15th annual Jesus in the

Posted in News, Rome

Action Ministries Rome to Give Away Food at Jesus in the Park Celebration

Trinity United Methodist Church will host its annual Jesus in the Park celebration Sunday at Ridge Ferry Park, reported the Rome News-Tribune. Action Ministries-Rome will be providing free food to the hungry.  “We have 1,500 families in Rome and its

Posted in Event, Rome

Caine: Oconee St. Awaits its Next Mission

For almost 25 years Our Daily Bread kitchen, a ministry of Action Ministries-Athens, has operated from the small kitchen and dining area of Oconee Street United Methodist Church.  It began in 1989, under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. Ted

Posted in Athens, News

9/11: A National Day of Service and Remembrance

Recalling the events of Sept. 11, 2001, still has the power to overwhelm us and bring tears to our eyes. Remembering also has the power to raise up a steely determination within our hearts to do something. We naturally want to

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Blog, Breaththru House, Gainesville, Housing, Rome

Pickens County Creates Quick Way to Respond to Housing Needs

When Action Ministries calls, Pickens County answers. The Jasper community recently came together in a tremendous effort to meet the needs of our Transitional Housing program, finding smart, creative ways to access and organize their local resources. Leading the effort

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Posted in Blog, Housing

Welcome House Barbecue Cooks Up Empowerment for Residents

For most of us, Labor Day weekend is a time for barbecues, relaxing with friends and family, and forgetting about the day-to-day stresses of life. However, for many of our clients, the holidays are painful, lonely days. Rather than spending

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Posted in Blog, Housing

Action Ministries Celebrates 50 Years of Leading People Out of Poverty

A week ago today marked the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. As I reflected on that day, I was inspired once again by the dream that Dr. King articulated

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Blog, Breaththru House, Feed the Hungry, Gainesville, Housing, Rome, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid