Monthly Archives: September 2014

Williamson UMC is Doing “Far More!”

Terry Hunter is a hulking figure. He’s so imposing, he could have made quite a down lineman in the NFL if it weren’t for God’s call on his life into ministry. Today, Terry is the pastor of Williamson United Methodist

Posted in Blog, Feed the Hungry

You’re Invited to an Action Ministries Rome Open House Oct. 2

Action Ministries is committed to leading people out of poverty by providing hunger relief and educational opportunities to our Floyd County neighbors in need. From our food pantries to the Rome Food Co-ops, community gardens, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid and

Posted in Event, Rome

Truett Cathy’s Action and Impact Measured Over a Lifetime

We often overestimate what lofty things we can accomplish in the short-term. However, we can also underestimate what important things can be accomplished in the long-term. In retrospect — and over a lifetime — we can look back and be amazed

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Raise Money for Action Ministries: Wesley Walk for Others Set for Oct. 25

The Wesley Walk for Others has been a tradition in the North Georgia United Methodist Conference for more than 30 years. Though Wesley Community Centers, the organizer of the annual walk around Stone Mountain, closed its doors this year, many expressed

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An Open Letter to North Georgia United Methodists – A Tribute to Greatness

Oftentimes, it is only in retrospect that the words of others really ring true and speak to us. I believe this to be true of the closing words of Jesus to his disciples in the upper room on the night

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Action Ministries Accepting AmeriCorps VISTA Applications by Sept. 10

Action Ministries is currently accepting applications to join our team by becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) and making a one-year volunteer commitment that includes a modest living allowance. Applications MUST be completed and submitted through the

Posted in Athens, Atlanta, Event, Feed the Hungry, Gainesville, Rome, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid

Let’s Catch Up! AMI Atlanta Open House Set for Sept. 9

September 9, 2014 3:30 – 6 p.m. Grace United Methodist Church 458 Ponce de Leon Avenue, NE Atlanta, GA 30308 For more than 25 years, Action Ministries Atlanta has served low-income and homeless women and mothers in the Women’s Community

Posted in Atlanta, Event

Play Intentionally Together: FamiliesOn! Challenge Coming to Athens Sept. 6

The national family race series FamiliesOn! Challenge is coming to Heritage Park on Saturday, Sept. 6. Action Ministries Athens has been chosen as a beneficiary of the challenge, and we want to invite your family to come! The creators of

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NGUMC: Smart Lunch, Smart Kid Exceeds Goal for Third Straight Year

Leaders of Action Ministries have announced that, thanks to widespread support, Smart Lunch, Smart Kid exceeded its goal of serving 200,000 healthy lunches to Georgia’s children and instead served 219,515 lunches this summer. More than 2,000 volunteers donated 23,000 volunteer hours to

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