North Georgia UMCs Receive Rethink Church Grants


The Rethink Church program of United Methodist Communications awards three types of grants each year: Community Event Grants, Digital Advertising Grants, and New Church Start Grants. Six North Georgia United Methodist churches were recipients of 2015-2016 Rethink Church grants.
Digital Advertising Grant:
2015 - Back to School Season:
Clarkston UMC, Clarkston

2015 - Advent Season:
Canon UMC, Canon 
Mount Pisgah UMC, Johns Creek 
2016 - Easter Season:
Lewis Memorial UMC, Evans 
New Church Start Grant:
The Nett, Lilburn 
The Vine Church, Hoschton 
"We used the digital grant for Advent and received a lot of attention and traction," said Marcy Heinz, communications director at Mount Pisgah UMC in Johns Creek. "I’d highly recommend the communication grants from UMCom."

For more information on how to apply for a grant, visit Churches can also take advantage of the free and low-cost resources available each season – 100 free customized door hangers, 100 free customized invitation cards, free worship resources and a low-cost direct mail program. The 2016 door hangers, invitation cards and direct mail can still be ordered up until March 1. Find information at