Who We Help

Assisting the Homeless & Working Poor

• Atlanta Mission -  www.atlantamission.org  Emergency and long term shelter for men, emergency and long term shelter for  women and children plus, a day shelter for women and children and various educational and support services.

• Action Ministries – www.actionministries.net  Mobilizing communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing and education.

• Action Ministries – Atlanta – www.atlanta.actionministries.net Meeting the needs of the metro Atlanta community through feeding and clothing ministries, children’s programs, emergency assistance, and addiction recovery.

• Action Ministries – Housing – www.transitional.actionministries.net Providing  a safe place to live, case management, and supportive services.

• Action Ministries – Hunger – www.actionministries.net/programs/hunger Striving to relieve people of the burden of searching for their next meal, enabling them to shift their focus from survival to finding a lasting means of supporting themselves and their families.

• Buckhead Christian Ministry - www.buckheadchristianministry.org Serving people in crisis achieve self sufficiency – food, clothing, new worker support, housing, and money management education.

• Covenant House – www.covenanthousega.org Providing shelter, unconditional love and comprehensive support for homeless and at-risk youth so that they can realize their full potential.

• Food Security for America– www.gacm.org Establishing food co-operatives which reduce the cost of food, helping to prevent homelessness. Co-ops also offer opportunities for ministry and build community.

• Trinity Table Soup Kitchen – Providing a Sunday meal to the homeless and needy in downtown Atlanta.

Healing the Sick

• Action Ministries – Breakthru House – www.breakthru.actionministries.net Providing homeless women with a residential addiction recovery program.

• Good Samaritan Health Center – www.goodsamatlanta.org Providing healthcare to the uninsured and underserved in our community.

• Trinity Community Ministries – www.tcmatlanta.org Providing men with a residential addiction recovery program.

Caring for Children & Youth

• Camp Evergreen – www.campevergreen.org Summer camp for youth, family camp weekends and free summer camp for homeless and disadvantaged youth during mission camp weeks.

• Covenant House – www.covenanthousega.org Serving homeless, runaway and trafficked youth ages 18-21 providing food, clothing and shelter in addition to comprehensive support.

• Murphy Harpst Children’s Center – www.murphyharpst.org Providing a residential program for abused children providing rescue, care and treatment.

• United Methodist Children’s Home – www.umchildrenshome.org Providing foster care, independent living, transitional housing and family services to the children and families served by the N. GA Conference of the UMC.

• Wilderness Works – www.wildernessworks.org Serving at-risk homeless and disadvantaged children by providing a place to find caring adults and fun activities that teach and reach.

Supporting College Ministries

• Wesley Foundation at Georgia State - www.gsuwesley.com Ministering to the Georgia State college community.

• Wesley Foundation at Georgia Tech -www.gtwf.org Ministering to the Georgia Tech college community.

• Wesley Foundation at UGA – www.ugawesley.org Ministering to the University of Georgia college community.

Honoring the Elderly

• Wesley Woods – www.wesleywoods.org  Offering retirement living solutions.

Going into Our Community

• Friends of English Ave. – www.foea.org making the English Avenue neighborhood of midtown Atlanta  a safer and better place to live through green-space development and public safety initiatives.

• Metro Atlanta Project – www.metroatlantaproject.org “Rebuilding a City…One Life at a Time”. MAP is a ministry of Northside Church facilitating opportunities to reach out to Metro Atlanta citizens in need through home repairs. MAP participants fellowship and worship together as they serve.

• Friends of Refugees – www.friendsofrefugees.com Supporting refugees through ESL, job skill training and a community garden.

Going into the World – Missionaries

• Bahamas/Lane and Merry Grayson - www.caribbeanyouthnetwork.com serving the Caribbean Youth Network on Long Island, Bahamas.

• Florida/Brett and Lauren Dooley – www.ccci.org and www.jesusfilm.org CRU missionaries serving in Orlando, FL.

• Hungary/Gabor and Mara Madarasz – www.cru.org CRU missionaries serving college students in Budapest, Hungary.

• Nicaragua / Ronnie and Angi Hopkins – www.themissionsociety.org Mission Society missionaries to Nicaragua.

• Rev. John Calhoun - Global Board of Ministries missionary currently serving at the Global Board headquarters in New York City.

Going into the World – Organizations/Projects

• GraceWorks Alaska - www.graceworksak.com Reaching out to neglected/underserved neighborhoods in Anchorage, Palmer and Wasilla, Alaska. Serving the children of these multi-ethnic communities with meals, fellowship and evangelism.

• Appalachia Service Project – www.asphome.org Making Appalachian homes warmer, drier and safer through building projects.

• Global Health Action – www.globalhealthaction.org Improving the health of individuals and communities through education, leadership and management training, and health promotion – Haiti & China.

• Samaritan’s Purse – www.samaritanspurse.org Delivering Christmas to children around the world through shoe boxes filled with gifts and the story of Christ.

• Scripture Union – www.scriptureunionperu.org Rescuing, restoring and raising former street and abandoned boys through seven homes around the country of Peru. Working with churches Scripture Union of Peru intends to publicize the good news of God to children, youth and families and encourage people of all ages to meet God daily through the Bible and prayer.

• Uniform Mission Project – www.theuniformproject.org Donating used school uniforms to children in need around the world.

• United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) – www.gbgm-umc.org/umcor, Serving around the world during crisis situations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff

 

Lynette Brown

Director of Missions

LynetteB@northsideumc.org

(404) 367-2356