MINISTRY OPPORTUNITIES

Andrew P. Stewart Center, Director:  Clayton Davis, 404.522.0942 or 770.815.5568 - Volunteer to help children or youth with homework in the after school program.  Stewart Center is now located in the Pittsburgh Community and working with students at Gideons Elementary School.  Help remodel 3 houses in the Pittsburgh Community - dates to be announced.

Atlanta Pregnancy Resource Center, Daphney Nicely, Executive Director, daphney@atlantapregnancy.org, 770.723.0772, 3983 LaVista Road, Suite108, Tucker – This group, in an atmosphere of genuine compassion and support, reaches out in genuine love to women and families facing unplanned pregnancies and pregnancy-related circumstances.  To learn more visit www.atlantapregnancy.org.

Conversational English Classes, Diane Lewis, Director – Fridays, 10 a.m. – Noon, upstairs C Building - teach English to International students.  Operates on the DeKalb County school calendar, September – May - Refreshments are needed weekly.  Bible study is provided on Sunday mornings.  Citizenship class also provided.

Disaster Relief Team, Robert Nowell or Bob O’Neal– Help with various areas of Disaster Relief – child care, clean up & recovery, water purification, food services, communication, and chaplaincy. 

Friends of Refugees, Program Director:  Brian Bollinger, brian@friendsofrefugees.com, 678.404.0278, P. O. Box 548, Clarkston, GA 30021 – Contact Susan McDaniel, volunteer@friendsofrefugees.com, 678.230.9851 to learn of the many ways you can volunteer to help the refugees in Clarkston - literacy, tutoring, meals, and reception desk.  For detailed information go to friendsofrefugees.com/volunteer.

Georgia State Baptist Collegiate Ministries, Director: Teresa Royall, troyall.bcm@gabaptist.org 404.659.8726 or 770.910.4316, or Carolyn Bales – The second Tuesday of each month Briarlake takes salad and desserts to serve with the meal that is served to the students who come for lunch.  Contact Teresa for other ways to help.

N.E.T. Food Pantry, Charlie and Susan Whitt – Staff the Food Pantry located at the Tucker Recreation Center on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday one month each year, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.  Provide 18 oz. jars of creamy peanut butter and bars of soap year round.

NETWorks, 2380 4th Street, Tucker - Holly Duncan, Director, holly@joineiro.com, 770.939.6454 or 770.689.8359 or Carolyn Bales - a cooperative Christian ministry with persons in need in the Northlake-Embry Hills-Tucker area. Made up of a group of churches, groups, businesses and individuals committed to assist in meeting urgent needs related especially to housing and utilities.  Monday-Wednesday-Friday from 1 pm – 4 pm

Stone Mountain Park Ministries, Vicki Parker, health advocate nurse, vparker@stonemountainpark.com, 404.354.9609 – Contact Vicki to learn of her needs – stuffing materials, providing, gift bags for employees,  hard candy, hand warmers- Campground Ministry, Jim Lancaster, Coordinator, kf0xpjim@bellsouth.net, 770.262.9050 – Worship services are on Sunday mornings at 9 a.m.  Volunteers are needed to serve once or twice a year by providing a devotional and music.  Various other ministries to the employees and campers happen throughout the year.

Wellspring Living Groups, Joann Brittingham, sewing & crafts or stores Pat Tooke – Each month the Sewing group sews items to be sold in the upscale resale Wellspring Treasures stores.  Stores are located in Duluth, Toco Hills, and Peachtree City. The Crafters group also makes items for Wellspring Treasures stores. Funds from the items sold help those rescued from sexual exploitation-children and women.  Each group meets the second Thursday of each month.

Tutoring children – You are encouraged to contact a school near you and volunteer to help a child or children who are struggling with their assignments.  You will be blessed and so will the children.

Prayerwalking – You are encouraged to prayer walk on a regular basis a non-Christian house of worship and pray for their eyes, ears, and hearts to be opened to learn of the one true God.  Pray for schools and all who are involved within the walls as you pass them each day.

“Whenever you did one of these things to someone overlooked or ignored, that was me - you did it to me.”  Matthew 25:30  The Message