Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Audacious Love of Easter

I echo the sentiments of Tonya Lawrence and Bishop Mike Watson in the devotion below. The most audacious thing we can do is love others. Mother Teresa made the same suggestion as did Jesus well before her. It’s easy to

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Athens Restaurant Week Offers up Culinary Treats

Many of the eateries participating in the inaugural Athens Restaurant Week are putting their best feet forward when it comes to planning the dishes featured on their specially prepared multi-course menus, reported the Athens Banner-Herald yesterday. Athens Restaurant Week, which

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Action Ministries Seeks Executive Director in Rome

Action Ministries is seeking to hire an executive director for Action Ministries Rome. The executive director provides day-to-day leadership of Action Ministries Rome and helps to develop and implement organizational strategy in cooperation with the senior management team. This position

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Looking for a Summer Job? Smart Lunch, Smart Kid is Hiring

Smart Lunch, Smart Kid is seeking local site coordinators for its summer lunch programs in Gwinnett County and Carrollton. The local site coordinator is charged with the overall local management of the Smart Lunch, Smart Kid summer lunch program. This

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Summer Lunch Program Info Sessions Set in Metro Atlanta for March 17

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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Breakthru House Volunteer Shares Her Love of Reading and Writing with Women in Recovery

Enjoy this guest blog post by Breakthru House Volunteer of the Quarter Lara Smith-Sitton. I began working with Breakthru House several years ago through Northside Methodist Church, as a part of the women’s ministry and missions program. I wanted to

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Good Neighbors

Enjoy this guest blog post by Sybil Davidson, associate director of Connectional Ministries for Communication at the North Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. This article first appeared in Monday Morning in North Georgia.  When it comes to good

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Little Caesars Teams with Action Ministries to Feed Athens Homeless

More than 100 hungry stomachs were filled Sunday afternoon as the Little Caesars Love Kitchen rolled through Athens, reported the Athens Banner-Herald on March 2. Little Caesars donated dozens of pizzas to Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen at First Baptist

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Action Ministries CEO to Speak at Georgia Tech Hunger Event March 4

The Hunger Banquet: An Interactive Conversation on World Hunger and Extreme Poverty is an event collaboration between UNICEF at Georgia Tech, United Nations Association of Atlanta and United Nations Association Young Professionals of Atlanta. Attendees will gain a better understanding and sense

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Five Things Never to Give Up for Lent

An attitude of compassion A servant’s heart A listening ear A helping hand A merciful spirit We ARE Action Ministries. We mobilize communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education. This year at Lent,

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