There are many ways that Alpharetta First United Methodist Church provides financial and physical support to members of the surrounding community. Please read belows for projects that need your support.
In conjunction with Red Cross, Alpharetta Methodist conducts Blood Drives in March and July and on the third Saturday in October, during FALLfest. Contact: Crisanne Triplett
The Disaster Response Committee of Alpharetta Methodist exists, in case of a natural or man-made disaster, to connect the services of Alpharetta Methodist to the broader UMC connection, in order to coordinate and provide services. For more information, click here
or visit www.ngdisasterresponse.org
. Contact: Alan McKie
Dress For Success
This bi-annual event (spring and fall) involve the collection and sorting of gently-used female clothing, suitable for job interviews, to be delivered to Dress for Success in downtown Atlanta. Contact: Pam Baker or Beth Sturhahn
Great Day of Service
One day each year is set aside for the membership of Alpharetta First United Methodist Church to join together in a day of community service. We gather for breakfast and worship with the congregation of St. James United Methodist Church and then perform service projects in the community such as yard clean-up, painting, repairs, and food/clothing sorting. Click here
to sign up. Contact: Doug Butler
Knot for Profit
This crochet and knit ministry meets on the second Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon in the Bagley House at AFUMC. For details on the current project, the Warm Up America project, click here or contact: Crisanne Triplett
Li’l Angels Consignment Sale
Each spring and fall the women of Alpharetta Methodist offer a consignment sale with proceeds benefiting from various local women's ministries. Website: www.lilangelsconsignmnetsale.com
North Fulton Community Charities – Stock the Food Pantry
Fill a grocery ball with food for the Food Pantry at North Fulton Community Charities. Sundays for collections are announced quarterly. Contact: Suzanne Bennett, 770-655-2225.
North Fulton Community Charities – Holiday Program
Help families in the North Fulton area celebrate the holiday season. To adopt a family through NFCC, visit nfcchelp.org/holiday/sign-up-to-help
and check the box for sponsoring a family.
Operation Christmas Child
Bring packages of Oreos to worship on Patriotic Sunday, the first Sunday in July. The cookies will be sent to servicemen and women serving oversees. Operation Oreo
Project Adult Literacy (PAL)
For anyone interested in teaching adults to read or speak English. These classes are constructed for the tutor and the learner to meet once or twice a week for 1 ½ to 2 hour sessions. A “chat class” is offered monthly for all tutors and learners to participate. Materials are provided for classroom use, and training workshops are offered for prospective tutors. Contact Charlotte Richter, 770-475-5318.
Volunteers sew, knit, crochet and distribute packaged layettes for needy babies of North Georgia. Meetings are held the second Saturday of the month from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. No experience necessary. In 2012 Tiny Stitches created 191 afghans, 291 gowns, 317 lap shirts, 102 caps, 55 quilts, 70 sweater sets, 91 sleepers, 40 burp pads, 30 bibs, 137 tote bags and many more items for newborns. Contact: Lisa Wade.