Serve Now

The mission of Alpharetta First United Methodist Church is to win men and women, boys and girls to Jesus Christ. Toward that goal, we strive to be the “hands and feet of Christ” through service to people in our local community, around the globe and in the church family.

Look to this page for the most current — and urgent — volunteer needs. Won’t you step up to be the hands and feet of Christ?

How are you serving others? Share your Door Story: #serveothersAFUMC #doorstory

Help Stock the Food Pantry

Sunday, Nov. 4
We’re restocking the North Fulton Community Charities food pantry and invite you to help. Bring non-perishable food items, toiletries and paper products to church on Nov. 4. Drop off stations will be located around the church campus and in Sunday School classrooms. See a list of urgently needed items here.


After-School Program

Volunteer as an Action Ministries Success Coach for low-income Vickery Mill Elementary School students. Mondays and Thursdays, 3-5 p.m. Contact Gilma Cantu.


Women’s Community Kitchen

Friday, Nov. 2
Help serve a meal at the Women’s Community Kitchen at Grace UMC. Sign up here.


Here’s How You Can Help People Impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael

Please join us in praying for all those who were impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael. While full recovery may take months, or even years, there are a couple of ways for you to make an impact right now: 100% of donations made to the United Methodist Committee On Relief (UMCOR) will go toward recovery efforts. To donate, visit


Puerto Rico Mission Trip

We’re seeking a volunteer to lead the Puerto Rico mission trip in January or February. Contact Deedee Muehlbauer.


Honduras Mission Trip

March 2-9, 2019
Interested in serving on the Honduras mission team? Come to an information meeting, Sunday, Oct. 21, at 12:30 p.m. in room 310 (Trinity Hall).


Meals on Wheels

The United Methodist Women are seeking someone to coordinate Meals on Wheels for 8 holidays in 2019. Contact Holly Hunter for information.


Santa’s Secret Shop needs your donations

It’s not too early to start thinking about Santa’s Secret Shop and cleaning out your closets! Drop off donated items at the church office. Santa Secret Shop is a family event and fundraiser for the United Methodist Women. The shop, which will be held on Dec. 12, gives children an opportunity to select Christmas gifts for their families  for just $1 each.