Missions Opportunities Calendar

Check this page for current and upcoming opportunities to serve in mission — locally, nationally and internationally.

Pick up food and deliver to North Fulton Community Charities (NFCC)

North Fulton Community Charities is a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness for people north of the Chattahoochee River in Fulton County (Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell). NFCC assists families with basic needs such as rent and utilities, clothing, and adult education classes during short term emergencies. The NFCC Food Pantry provides food for those in need.

Contact: Phil Monzo

 

Cupcake Ministry

Every Tuesday volunteers bake and/or deliver cupcakes to Homestretch in Rowell.

Contact: Linda Hoffman

 

Transporting elderly

Contact: John DeFreezerBill Garthune

 

Sunday Worship Ministries

We invite you to minister to our congregation during worship by participating in one of our important Sunday morning worship ministries. Click here to learn more.

 

Children’s Ministries

Learn more about volunteering with children here.

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

October 6

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

Do Something Day

Saturday, October 21

Do Something Day is a chance for our church family to get outside the walls of the church and do something to help others! Projects will be available on the church campus as well as at a number of our local ministry partners. Learn more and sign up to do something!

 

Coat Drive

Sunday, October 22

We’ll collect new and gently-used coats for North Fulton Community Charities. Please bring coats and jackets (sizes infant through adult), mittens, gloves, hats and scarves to place at the altar on the designated Sunday morning.

Contact: Phil Monzo

 

New Ministry Opportunity

We’re creating a team to work with Manning Oaks Elementary School, located just down the street from the church. One-time opportunities and ongoing projects will be available. If you are interested in helping to coordinate these efforts, please contact Deedee Muehlbauer.

 

Hands On Atlanta Day at enAble

TBA

enAble of Georgia is a nonprofit agency founded by a group of concerned parents, who were seeking a place in their community that would provide a nurturing home and quality support services for their adult children with developmental disabilities. enAble needs volunteers for clean-up and pressure washing an enAble home, during Hands On Atlanta Day.

Contact: Wayne Utz

 

Dream Weavers Fall Festival

TBA

Help with this annual fall festival for foster children sponsored by Dream Weavers of Georgia.

Contact: Fay Garmon

 

Action Ministries’ Adopt a Family

TBA

Christmas is around the corner, and we are working with Action Ministries to provide Christmas presents for families in their program. The families in this program are struggling to keep a roof overhead and food on the table. Sadly, Christmas is a painful time for many of these mothers, who simply do not have any means to buy gifts for their children, who work hard in the Action Ministries after-school program all year long. You can make a big difference in their lives this year, by brightening their Christmas with the love of Jesus. Will you help a family this Christmas?

Contact: Amy Munroe

 

Habitat for Humanity Build

Saturdays, 8:45 a.m.-3 p.m.
October 7 and 21; November 11 and 18

We still have openings for volunteers at this fall’s Habitat for Humanity build. Get details and sign up here. (Select the Bascomb Carmel Phase 2 project).

Contact: Jack Spicer

 

Finish the Wilcox Family Home

Saturdays, October 7, 14, 28 and November 11

Earlier this year, our church partnered with Habitat for Humanity–North Central Georgia to renovate the Alpharetta home of one of our own church members, Mrs. Mary Ellen Wilcox, who served in the U.S. Air Force almost 60 years ago. The projected was put on hold for several weeks due to unforeseen circumstances, but now the project is ready for completion. Volunteer crews will paint on October 7 and 14, work on pre-landscaping on October 28 and finish up landscaping on November 4. Sign up here.

 

enAble’s Golf Tournament

TBA

Watch for more details.

Contact: Shirley Pahl

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

November 3

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

NFCC Coat Distribution

TBA

AFUMC volunteers will help North Fulton Community Charities organizing for their coat distribution.

Contact: TBA

 

NFCC Food Drive

November 5

North Fulton Community Charities is a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness for people north of the Chattahoochee River in Fulton County (Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell). NFCC assists families with basic needs such as rent and utilities, clothing, and adult education classes during short term emergencies. The NFCC Food Pantry provides food for those in need.

Contact: Suzanne Bennett

 

Giving Tree

TBA

Watch for more details about the Giving Tree for foster children in the DreamWeavers program.

Contact: Diane Marsden

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

December 1

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

Giving Tree

TBA

Watch for more details about the Giving Tree for foster children in the DreamWeavers program.

Contact: Diane Marsden

 

enAble Christmas Parties

TBA

AFUMC volunteers will help plan and assist with Christmas parties for residents at enAble homes.

Contact: Shirley Pahl

 

Dream Weavers Christmas Parade

TBA

Help with the annual Christmas parade in downtown Atlanta for foster children, sponsored by Dream Weavers of Georgia. Chaperones are needed.

Contact: Fay Garmon

 

Christmas Dreams Collection

TBA

Help with this annual Christmas project to benefit foster children. The Christmas Dreams Collection is sponsored by Dream Weavers of Georgia.

Contact: Fay Garmon

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBD

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

Camp Grace Discipleship Weekend

TBD

Camp Grace, an Christian camp for at-risk children in Roberta, Georgia, will host this new camp, inviting summer campers to return for a weekend to grow closer to Christ, learn the importance of staying in school, and of course, have lots of fun!

Volunteers (ages 14 and up) will not be responsible for chaperoning the campers, but there will be opportunities to interact with the children and participate in activities.

Contact: Cindy Brill

 

Honduras Mission Trip

TBD

The annual Honduras mission trip  is at Rancho el Paraíso (Paradise Ranch), in rural Agalta Valley. Work includes leading Vacation Bible School for children and completing some construction projects.

Contact: Laura Malek or Richard Malek

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBD

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

NFCC Food Drive

First Sunday in February

North Fulton Community Charities is a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness for people north of the Chattahoochee River in Fulton County (Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell). NFCC assists families with basic needs such as rent and utilities, clothing, and adult education classes during short term emergencies. The NFCC Food Pantry provides food for those in need.

Contact: Suzanne Bennett

 

Mission Study, Sponsored by the UMW

TBD

The United Methodist Women annual sponsor this Saturday morning Bible study with a focus on missions.

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBD

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBD

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

UMW-Sponsored Fashion Show

TBD

Proceeds from this annual fashion show spoof will benefit the a local charity.

Contact: Holly Hunter

 

Run for the River

TBD

Proceeds from the Run for the River 5K, 10K and Fun Run will be used to continue HomeStretch‘s mission of providing housing, hope and life skills to homeless families.

Contact: Carolyn Jackson

 

Dress for Success: Spring Collection

TBD

Upward Bound, a United Methodist Women’s circle, will collect suits, separates and accessories for Dress for Success. The organization works with disadvantaged women who are trying to enter the workforce and become self-sufficient. Clients receive counseling on how to find a job and how to keep it. They earn outfits as they participate in counseling sessions and continue to work. Learn more about AFUMC’s clothing drive.

Contact: Amy Roth

 

Great Day of Service (with the City of Alpharetta)

TBD

We join the City of Alpharetta’s Day of Service to work on community-based projects and with local charities. We also serve members of the congregation who need assistance around their homes.

Contact: David Hunt

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBD

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

NFCC Food Drive

First Sunday in May

North Fulton Community Charities is a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness for people north of the Chattahoochee River in Fulton County (Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell). NFCC assists families with basic needs such as rent and utilities, clothing, and adult education classes during short term emergencies. The NFCC Food Pantry provides food for those in need.

Contact: Suzanne Bennett

 

Camp Grace Family Work and Play Weekend

TBD

Join a team of AFUMC volunteers as we landscape around the fort area, have a campfire, enjoy 300 acre camp, sleep in cabins and worship in the outdoor church on Sunday morning. All ages welcome.  www.thecampgrace.com

Contact: Danielle Day

 

Relay for Life — AFUMC Team

TBD

The church team will walk at this annual event to raise funds for the fight against cancer. This is a great opportunity for small groups and Sunday School classes to support a mission together.

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBA

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

MUST Summer Lunch Program

Every summer, Alpharetta Methodist partners with Roswell UMC to make and deliver over 25,000 lunches. During the school year many students receive free and reduced lunches. During the summer, they would go hungry without the MUST summer lunch program. Get your small group, friends or family together and enjoy a time of fellowship as you pack the lunches.

Contact: Deedee Muehlbauer

 

Operation Oreo

Patriotic Sunday: 1st Sunday in July
Cookie collection: The month of June

Every summer, Alpharetta Methodist invites church members and the community to collect Oreo cookies for U.S. service members stationed overseas.The cookies are distributed by military chaplains in Afghanistan and other forward operating locations and provide a little taste of home for those who are sacrificing to protect our freedoms. Operation Oreo culminates on Patriotic Sunday.

Contact: Gordon Barber

 

Ecuador Mission Trip

TBA

High school youth and adult leaders travel to Ecuador every summer to help with the Jungle Kids for Christ and Dunamis Foundation missions.

Contact: René Watson

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBA

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

Africa Mission Trip

TBA

We’ll partner with Mission Discovery and Bulembu Ministries on renovation projects, caring for the orphans and leading a Bible school. Learn more.

Contact: Annette and Hugh Sullins

 

Camp Grace Summer Mission Week

TBA

Assist in the dining hall and do crafts with the campers. Ages 14 and up are welcome to participate. www.thecampgrace.com

Contact: Cindy Brill

 

Paraguay Mission Trip

TBA

We’ll work with missionaries Christian and Angelica Dickson in Quinta Linia, Paraguay. Learn more.

Contact: Deedee Muehlbauer

 

Operation Oreo

Patriotic Sunday: July 1
Cookie collection: The month of June

Every summer, Alpharetta Methodist invites church members and the community to collect Oreo cookies for U.S. service members stationed overseas.The cookies are distributed by military chaplains and provide a little taste of home for those who are sacrificing to protect our freedoms. Operation Oreo culminates on Patriotic Sunday, usually the Sunday before the Fourth of July.

 

Volunteer with Children

  • Children’s Ministries: The new school year starts in August. Will you commit to a once per month rotation for Sunday School or Children’s Worship? Email us if you will help.
  • Children’s Choirs: Spots are available for young adults, parents and retirees to help with Children’s Choirs. Click here to see all of our volunteer opportunities and to sign up.

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBA

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

 

School Supplies Drive for Homestretch and
North Fulton Community Charities

TBA

When it’s back-to-school time, students supported by Homestretch and North Fulton Community Charities will need supplies. You can help! Watch for details about which school supplies are needed.

 

Homestretch’s Golf Tournament

TBA

This annual golf tournament benefits Homestretch, which helps homeless families get back on their feet and into permanent, sustainable housing.

Contact: Carolyn Jackson

 

Old Soldiers Day Parade

TBA

Every August, the City of Alpharetta holds a parade to recognize our country’s war veterans. Volunteers from AFUMC’s Disaster Response Team distribute cold water and a smile while welcoming visitors to our city and demonstrating our church’s hospitality.

Contact: David Nix

 

NFCC Food Drive

TBA

North Fulton Community Charities is a nonprofit agency dedicated to preventing homelessness for people north of the Chattahoochee River in Fulton County (Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Mountain Park and Roswell). NFCC assists families with basic needs such as rent and utilities, clothing, and adult education classes during short term emergencies. The NFCC Food Pantry provides food for those in need.

Contact: Suzanne Bennett

Serving Meals at the Women’s Community Kitchen

TBA

If you have a heart for women and children and want to serve the homeless and feed the hungry, Action Ministries provides a vehicle to serve. The Women’s Community Kitchen serves a lunch meal Monday-Friday to women and children who are struggling with food insecurity and hunger. Food is provided and served restaurant-style by volunteers. On the Thursday before the meal will be served, volunteers meet in AFUMC’s kitchen at 10 a.m. to prepare the meal. On the day of service, volunteers will meet under the church’s Trinity Hall bridge at 9:15 a.m. to load the church van and carpool to Grace United Methodist Church. Set-up begins at 10:15 a.m. with lunch served at 11 a.m. All are welcome to serve on this team.

Contact: wck@afumc.org

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