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Go Without Knowing 

Enjoy this guest blog by the Rev. Angela Johnson of Action Ministries Housing. She serves and helps homeless veterans and families find permanent housing. This essay appeared in the Oct. 10 edition of “Monday Morning in North Georgia,” a publication of the North Georgia Conference of

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GED Prep Classes in Athens Help Break Down Barriers to Overcoming Poverty

One of the ways that Action Ministries helps those in the Athens community is through our GED preparation classes. These classes are designed to assist our client-partners in preparing to take the GED or to just become more confident in

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Your Fest Supports Childhood Hunger Relief in Athens

Athens came out to Terrapin on Saturday, Aug. 20, to eat pizza, drink Terrapin, and listen to performers like Wrenn, all for a good cause: to help end childhood hunger and raise awareness for Action Ministries’ Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program.

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John Moeller on Being a Catalyst for Change at Action Ministries

President and CEO of Action Ministries, John Moeller, talks with Metro Atlanta CEO on Aug. 23 about how the organization works to help end poverty and to equip people with the resources to further themselves.

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11Alive’s Julie Wolfe Blogs About the Mission of Smart Lunch, Smart Kid: Fighting Childhood Hunger

Julie Wolfe is the Director of Social Media at 11Alive News. Being a mom is amazing. And hilarious. And frustrating. Often all in the same moment. Mornings so far this week have been filled with hide-and-go-seek, Tupperware parties, laughing, crying, and

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Regaining the Human Element

Enjoy this guest blog post and book review written by Courtney Jackson, AmeriCorps VISTA at Action Ministries. “What do you think of when I say, ‘the homeless?’” said Donna. “They’re lazy?” a girl said, as if her answer were a question. “Probably

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Thanksgiving: Just the Name Speaks Volumes

Thanksgiving – just the name of the holiday speaks volumes! THANKS, a reminder to all to be thankful for ALL that has been given to us, and GIVING – of ourselves, to others, whether through a handshake, a smile, serving a meal,

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I AM Turning the Page

Pamela Burrell was a divorced mother of two with a culinary arts degree from Howard University when she became unexpectedly homeless. Determined to provide for her children, she joined the U.S. Army and was deployed to the Middle East. While serving

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True Fasting Transforms from the Inside Out

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice     and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free     and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry

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How Does a Leader Know What to Do?

Enjoy this guest blog post by Coach Bill Curry, who along with Dr. Homer Rice, will host our first We are Life-Changers breakfast on Oct. 16 at Peachtree Road UMC. A limited number of tickets are still available online. Please join us

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