Monthly Archives: January 2014

Athens Documentary Screening Highlights Everyday Superheroes

Dedicated to raising up the superhero in us all, “Legends of the Knight” is a full-length documentary that explores how the beloved character Batman has inspired several individuals to overcome major obstacles in their lives. On Saturday, Feb. 1, at

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“Legends of the Knight” Doc Spotlights Real-life Superheroes

Just in the last three years, nearly 30 superhero movies have hit American theaters, reported the Athens Banner-Herald today. Characters like Spider-Man, The Avengers and the X-Men have permeated our culture almost to the point of saturation, and an entire generation is coming

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Simple Steps and Smart Incentives Drive Action Ministries’ Gives Day Success

  The saying, most frequently attributed to Woody Allen, that “80 percent of success is showing up,” may be a little bit generous—but it’s hard to deny its simple truth. As most successful nonprofit leaders can attest, you have to

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Life Changers Make a Difference on MLK Days of Service

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is:  What are you doing for others?” —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On Jan. 15 and 20, Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, AmeriCorps VISTA, the Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council, Jackson Memorial Baptist

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MLK Day of Service Reminds us of a Leader’s Vision

In 1994, Congress designated the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Holiday as a national day of service, the only federal holiday of its kind to be observed as a “day on, not a day off.” According to the MLK Day website,

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New Year Offers Space for New Beginnings

Enjoy this post from guest blogger Tamara McElhannon, an Atlanta-based graphic designer, artist and friend of Action Ministries. There is ancient lunar folklore tied to the phases of the moon and the idea of maintaining balance in life through receiving and

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North Georgia Conference Special Sundays Poster Available for Download

Churches are invited to print and post this 2014 North Georgia Conference Special Sundays Poster. It features the eight special offering Sundays that are unique to the North Georgia Conference. The Action Ministries special offering is scheduled for Dec. 1.

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Celebrate MLK Day of Service with “Learn Something, Do Something!”

“How can one avoid being depressed when he sees with his own eyes God’s children sleeping on the sidewalks at night?” -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each year, the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service calls on each of

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MLK Days of Service with Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is:  What are you doing for others?” —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On Jan. 15 and 20, please join Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, AmeriCorps VISTA, the Martin Luther King Jr. Advisory Council,

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Action Ministries Announces Augusta Program Changes

AUGUSTA, Ga. (January 8, 2014) – Leaders of Action Ministries, one of Georgia’s leading nonprofits with a long tradition of service to the people of the CSRA, are announcing local program changes that will enable the organization to maintain its

Posted in Augusta, Press Releases