ATHN Goals

Helping Our Conference

  • Lead the conference in apportionment payments
  • Accept the Bishop’s challenge of 11+% growth by 2018 (i.e. go from 22,953 at the end of 2009 to 25,477 or more by 2018)
  • Help our conference by fostering strong, full-time appointments

“Branding” Our Five District Missional Endeavors

  • Athens Urban Ministries
  • UGA- Wesley Foundation
  • Wesley Woods: Lanier Gardens / Talmage Terrace
  • Bridge to El Salvador
  • Opposition to/elimination of Human Trafficking (through Interfaith Children’s Movement)

Long-Range Emphases

  • Plant another congregation
  • Encourage and strengthen small membership churches
  • Work to remove gender and race barriers in appointments

*Approved by the 2010 District Conference. Progress reports given each district conference. Mission endeavors were altered at the December 6, 2015 and May 15, 2016 district conferences (Mission Latina and IMT – Bulgaria replaced).