Mount Pisgah UMC's Local Outreach Ministry puts hands and feet on what it means to Love God, Love People. Our mission remind those in need, through tangible and spiritual support, that God cares for them. Through local outreach we meet people where they are, just as they are and put a face on the God who loves them unconditionally.
REACHING THE COMMUNITY
By mentoring, tutoring, and sharing our many outreach with these families we show them the love of God, and that He cares for them. For more information on helping change lives one child at a time email Julie Able or the Outreach ministry.
- Lunch for The Troops
- Cooking Team
The Prison Ministry volunteers visit the Atlanta Transition Center in downtown Atlanta on a regular basis to worship, fellowship, and connect with those in prison. For more information on the Prison Ministry email Sandra Shaner.
Nursing Home Ministry
This ministry offers group services at area Nursing/Assisted Living Facilities and opportunities for one-on-one visitation. To learn how you can be part of the Nursing Ministry email Glenna Neumann.
Disaster Response Team
The Mount Pisgah Disaster Response Team is trained, equipped, and ready to respond when disaster hits our area. To learn how you can be part of the Mount Pisgah Disaster Response Team, email Brett.
The Blanket Ministry meets the second Saturday of each month in Room A008 on South Campus, 10am-noon to handcraft blankets going to the VA Hospital, orphanages, foster care children, and others. For more information on the Blanket Ministry email Sueanne Bracewell.
Volunteers pick up day-old bread and produce at area Kroger’s and deliver to North Fulton Community Charities to be distributed to those in need. Please call Elizabeth Kearney at 770-475-0578.
Every Woman Works
EWW is a non-profit learning center providing a safe, therapeutic, and supportive environment for homeless women recovering from alcohol and drug dependency, in transition from the penal systems, recovering from domestic violence, or living in poverty. EEW gives these women an opportunity to develop financial independence and solid and transferable work skills to strengthen their sense of self-confidence. For more information on how you can assist these women email the Local Outreach Ministry or view the Every Woman Works web site.
Habitat for Humanity
Each year Mount Pisgah joins with others churches and community partners to build a home for a deserving family through Habitat for Humanity. This year we will build our 21st house for a family that has never had the privilege of owning their own home. The date for this year’s Ecumenical Build is yet to be determined. For more information on Habitat for Humanity – North Central Georgia visit their website.
HomeStretch gives homeless parents and their children a safe and comfortable place to live while simultaneously helping them address the root causes of their situation and return to a life of self-reliance and stability. When they graduate from HomeStretch, the families have a strong grasp on their finances, have reduced insurmountable debt and have accumulated savings. Many have even increased their income through job skills training and improved employment. They are always looking for family and budget mentors as well as many other volunteer opportunities For more information you can email Carol Swan at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Homestretch web site.
RATL (Restoration ATL)
Restoration ATL was created to help redefine local missions in the city. The leaders of RATL (pronounce rattle--as in Ez 37:7) were not interested in starting another mission opportunity in the city for those in the suburbs to drive in, drop off, and drive away--creating a transaction-like experience. No, our desire was to create an environment where being with was valued over doing for--which in turn would lead to transformation for all. For more information please contact Francella Perryman at email@example.com.
The Drake House
The Drake House is a crisis residential assessment center for homeless women and children in the North Fulton area providing immediate housing combined with an empowerment program designed to provide stability for the children and assist the family in working toward self sufficiency. Volunteer in the following areas: office, food pantry, tour/orientation for new residents, child care, special event assistant, donation coordinator, tutors and teachers for life skills classes. For more information visit the Drake House website.
Street Grace is a faith - based organization leading faith communities, organizations, and individual volunteers on a comprehensive path to end Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking (DMST) in Metro Atlanta and throughout the United States. DMST is sexual activity in which there is a promise of the exchange of something of value to a child or another person(s) for sex with that child. For more information contact Beth Laury.
This program securely houses and serves survivors of DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) with a focus on trauma therapy, education, life skills, and confidence. Wellspring Living is focused on helping DMST victims and the vulnerable develop the courage to move forward and the confidence to succeed in life. For more information, email Beth Laury.
Francella Perryman - Director of Outreach Ministry
Francella Perryman comes to us by way of Saint Louis, MO. She has over a decade of experience working with people in the Mental Health field. She received a B.A. from Columbia College and a Masters in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University. Perryman is currently working on a Graduate Certificate from Capella University in Nonprofit Management. She often shares that working in the Outreach Ministry was the next natural step in her life and volunteers with several organizations including Every Woman Works and Girl Scouts of America. Perryman lives in Roswell, Georgia with her husband Marquis of over 17 years and her three beautiful children. She loves to write, dance, spend time with her family and cheering on the world famous Cardinals!