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Action Ministries Announces New Programs to Assist Homeless Veterans and Families

11/13/2012
At a special Veterans Day event Monday at VFW Post #5255 in Lawrenceville, Action Ministries CEO John Moeller announced that Action Ministries, along with grant partner HOPE Atlanta, have been awarded a $1 million grant by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The grant is part of a more than $100 million national program to assist veterans and their families who face imminent eviction or are currently homeless. Action Ministries and HOPE will use the grant to provide services to homeless ...

Leverage your blessings to bless others: Give on Action Ministries Sunday

11/5/2012
“A gift to Action Ministries on Action Ministries Sunday returns to the church in ways that engage them by providing ready-made solutions that leverage and multiply their efforts,” said John Moeller, President and CEO of Action Ministries. “This is an unprecedented time in the history of Action Ministries’ 50 years of service to the poor.  We are mobilizing and fueling ministry for churches in local communities and working together to serve even more Georgians.” Donors who give on Action ...

Students make decisions on charitable giving

11/3/2012
Teaching children about the importance of helping others has gone beyond the classroom at The Main Street Academy in College Park, as 4th grade students make the decisions on contributions to local charities.       “Learning about giving and helping others builds a sense of community,” said teacher Sara Ajisafe, “and we believe that it is not only important for the students to learn, but to reinforce charitable values by making giving a classroom activity.”       Provided $500 by a school ...

Promote Action Ministries Sunday in Your Church

10/15/2012
We Are Counting Down to November 11! It's Time to Spread the Word   "When you give, you give HOPE," that is the message Action Ministries is spreading as we count down to Action Ministries Sunday in North Georgia Churches. This Special Offering scheduled for Sunday, November 11, will help provide more hunger, housing and education solutions to our neighbors in need. Here are a few examples of how Action Ministries is helping across the North Georgia Conference: Our Transitional Housing...

Harnessing the power of Action Heroes, Action Dash 5K has its first victory

9/24/2012
Superman, Wonder Woman, Real-life Olympians & Thousands More Show Support for New Family Friendly Event Helping People to be an Action Hero for a Day Harnessing the mighty power of action heroes from all walks of life, thousands of runners and volunteers recently joined forces to make the first-ever Action Dash a victory. Sponsored by Action Ministries, family- friendly 5K run/walk events were held simultaneously in Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Gainesville and Rome on Labor Day and raised a ...

Action Ministries seeks feedback

9/18/2012
The board and staff of Action Ministries are making plans for the future and are looking for input from North Georgia United Methodists. They have developed a survey that will provide valuable feedback as Action Ministries considers the expansion of existing services and the creation of new services in Georgia. "In order to plan well, we need to hear your perceptions of Action Ministries and its programs and services," said Rebecca Wicker, Vice President of Strategic Marketing.    Action ...

Action Ministries wins $1 million grant to help homeless veterans

7/25/2012
Action Ministries has won a competitive grant of $1 million from The Department of Veterans Affairs to provide aid to homeless veterans. The agency will use the grant toward a “rapid re-housing” program which helps veterans who are homeless and in a shelter or on the street find affordable, appropriate housing. "We have teamed up with Hope Atlanta and this grant will allow us help house nearly 400 veterans and their families," said John Moeller Jr., president and CEO of Action Ministries. "We...

Action Ministries Special Offering – November 14, 2010

9/8/2010
Matthew 25:40 tells us that what we do for the least among us, we do for Him. For five decades, North Georgia Methodists have answered this call by supporting the good works of Action Ministries through financial gifts, volunteer service, and prayer.  Action Ministries is doing good for the most vulnerable among us throughout the North Georgia Conference through its ministry to the hungry, the homeless, and the addicted. Economic conditions in the past few years have affected people in every ...

Action Ministries to honor local champions

4/19/2010
Football legend and coach of the new Georgia State University (GSU) football team, Bill Curry, will host a dinner and ceremony that will honor four special individuals at The Night of Champions on May 6.  These “champions” will be recognized for their courage in overcoming great odds with the help of Action Ministries, a North Georgia Conference-related agency based in Atlanta. “These champions have singleness of purpose, they are unselfish, tough and prepared,” said Curry.  “They never quit. ...

Action Ministries Sunday Set for November 1

10/10/2009
Sunday, November 1, has been approved as the official date for the first ever conference-wide special offering to benefit Action Ministries.  The agency has mailed promotion material to the 900+ churches in the Conference and has also posted resources at www.actionministries.net/donate/sunday-offering-hub.html for download along with a video and letter from Bishop Mike Watson.  In June the North Georgia Annual Conference voted to authorize a special Sunday offering to be taken in all the ...

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