Children's Ministry Networking Groups

Across North Georgia, children's ministry staff and volunteers are gathering to share ideas and inspiration. Please join us for a Children's Ministry Network gathering in your area!

Children’s Ministry Network Gatherings 2017

NOTE: All networking groups will be meeting as part of a conference-wide training morning. Saturday, March 18
8:30 AM - Noon
12 events at 12 district specific sites. Let's hit the goal of at least 30 people who love and work with children at each site! Register yourself, church staff and volunteers in children's ministry at


Athen-Elberton District

All gatherings are at Athens First UMC 327 North Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30601
Meeting Dates
January 23, 2017 - 9:30 am  Topic: Lent
Robin Stewart


Atlanta-College Park District

Meeting Date
Taylor Pafford 

Atlanta Emory District

Each Meeting is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Meeting Dates
February 2, 2017 - First UMC Lawrenceville  395 West Croggin, Lawrenceville. Lunch is being PROVIDED! Email Catherine at if you will be attending.

Mimi Sanders 
Lisa Engberg


Atlanta Decatur Oxford District

Each meeting is a 10:30 a.m.
Meeting Dates
January 26, 2017 - TBD - Topic: Lent/Easter
Rachel Hockman 


Atlanta Marietta District (pictured)

Children's Ministers in AMAR meet the second Wednesday
of each month at 11:30 AM
Atlanta Bread Company
Hwy 92/575 in the Target Shopping Center
DeDe Reilly
Kate Morris 


Atlanta Roswell District

Meeting Dates
Susan Brown


Augusta District

Meeting Dates
The Augusta District Children’s Ministry Group Meeting has been set for Monday, January 23rd at 6:30 pm.  We will be meeting at Marvin UMC and discussing the District Training on March 18th at Lewis UMC.  The Augusta District Children’s Ministry is “A Support and Educational Development Group for those in Children’s Ministry.”  Join our FB page at
Cindy Vinson
Valarie Wingate


Gainesville District

The Gainesville District has two Children's MInistry groups. Both meet at 11:30 a.m.
Meeting Dates 
South side group meets every other month: January, March, May, August, October, December
Honeybaked Ham,
1237 Thompson Bridge Rd. 
Gainesville (Vanessa)
North side group meets the third Thursday of each month at 11:30
Cracker Barrel at I-85 and Hwy 441 in Commerce. GA (near outlets behind the BP station) (Gina)
Vanessa Myers
Gina Hagan


Griffin District

Meeting Dates
Amy May
Debby Stikes


LaGrange District 

Meeting Dates
9 AM Tuesday, January 31

Panera Bread, 379 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan
Brooke Barksdale. or 770-714-7357.
Kim Reindl


Northwest District

This group meets monthly the 4th Wednesday of each month.  
Meeting Time and Place
9:00 AM
New Kroger Starbucks 125 E Main Street, Cartersville 30120
Hannah Harwood


Rome Carrollton District

Meeting Dates 

This position is available. Contact Debby Fox

Not sure which district you're in? Search your church name here and see the district just below the Church Number.

Interested in helping revitalize the connections in your district? Contact Debby Fox at 678-533-1444 or