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

Posted in Blog

Breakthru House Volunteer Planting Party Set for Oct. 18

  Bring your friends, family or church group and join us for a day of landscaping and gardening at the Breakthru House campus. Breakthru House will provide some materials, but we are asking our volunteers to help out by bringing

Posted in Event

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

Posted in Event

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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Breakthru House Volunteer Training Set for Sept. 20

Are you or your small group interested in volunteering at Breakthru House? Our next new volunteer training session will be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Breakthru House office. Volunteer opportunities include leading enrichment

Posted in Breaththru House, Event

Breakthru House Welcomes New Executive Director

Breakthru House, Georgia’s first long-term residential recovery program for women, welcomes BreNita Jackson McCord as its new executive director. BreNita comes to Breakthru House with more than 25 years of leadership and nonprofit management experience. She received a bachelor’s degree in sociology

Posted in Breaththru House, News

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