Monthly Archives: February 2015

Far More Ministries: Connecting People to Life, Hope, Purpose and Wholeness

Rev. Terry Hunter is not quite sure how Far More Ministries originally started, because it was born from bits and pieces: ideas inspired by other ministries, and sermons that called to the super hero inside every congregant. Hunter is a

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Summer Lunch Program 2015 Info Sessions Set in McDonough, Tucker

Every weekday in Georgia, more than one million children receive a free or reduced-price lunch at school — but free lunches end when summer begins. In 2012, Action Ministries launched Smart Lunch, Smart Kid, which provides lunch for many of these children throughout

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Local Girl Scout Spreads the Cookie Love to Impact Her Neighbors in Need

It’s Girl Scout cookie time!  We can’t wait to hear those words every year in February … and taste those coveted sweets! This year, the women and children at the Action Ministries Atlanta Women’s Community Kitchen got a surprise treat

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Action Ministries Hires ProviDyn to Provide Comprehensive IT Support, Management and Planning

Atlanta, Georgia – February 18, 2015 – ProviDyn, a provider of IT support, strategy and services for small and medium-sized businesses and nonprofits, today announced it has taken over all IT services and management for Action Ministries, Inc., including IT

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Athens Restaurant Week Partners with Action Ministries Athens March 22-28

Action Ministries Athens has partnered with the Athens Banner-Herald and local restaurants to host Athens Restaurant Week. Athens Restaurant Week is a week-long celebration of local cuisine, area restaurant owners and the unique Athens establishments that have helped put the Classic City on the

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Action Ministries Athens Launches New Educational Program in February

Action Ministries Athens is excited to announce a new educational program called Work It! Power Hours. This is an employment support program for local community members who are currently seeking jobs. The goal is to teach participants the skills necessary

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Action Ministries Receives 35 Laptop Computers from UnitedHealthcare

M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y WHAT: Action Ministries, Inc. of Atlanta is receiving 35 refurbished computers from UnitedHealthcare. Action Ministries is one of several community- and faith-based organizations in the region that are

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Retired Lunchroom Worker Continues to Feed Kids as Volunteer

Elizabeth Westbrooks, 83, first learned about Smart Lunch, Smart Kid from her local newspaper. She contacted Action Ministries Gainesville to find out how to volunteer. Mrs. Westbrooks, a retired Fair Street Elementary lunchroom lady, said she was excited about the opportunity to help feed

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Young Volunteer Follows in Her Family’s Footsteps

Monica Peiffer first began serving at Action Ministries Atlanta’s Children’s Program when she was in high school and volunteered with her family on Saturday field trips. As a college student, Monica continued to served the Children’s Program on a weekly

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Sharing the Power of the Table with Women in Need

It’s no secret that United Methodists LOVE meals. You’d be hard pressed to find a Methodist church without regularly scheduled potlucks, ice cream socials and chili cook-offs. Grace UMC Atlanta, where I serve, does our part, from monthly men’s breakfasts

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