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What We Do 2018-08-10T17:44:28+00:00

The Important Stuff That We Do

For a little church, we do a lot of neat stuff. Here are ways you can get involved:

  • Food Co-Op: Disabled and elderly neighbors participate in our bi-weekly food co-op.
  • Coventry Place: We conduct monthly worship services at this retirement home
  • Hunger Walk in March: we raise money to fight hunger and poverty in Metro-Atlanta.

  • Seminary Interns: We have a wonderful relationship with Columbia Theological Seminary and support interns from that institution in our church.
  • Community Garden: Our community garden was created for our Myanmar refugee families. It has now been expanded into a Community Garden.
  • Hagar’s House: We served meals and make new friends at this shelter for women and children.
  • Volunteer Tutors: We volunteer to assist teachers at Avondale Estates Elementary School.
  • Collaboration with Eastminster Church and Memorial Drive Church: We pool our resources to help our refugee members.
  • Poverty Is Real: We participate in and support this musical event in Decatur to end homelessness.
  • We are active members of Presbyterians for a Better Georgia, a partnership of various metro Presbyterian congregations who support public policy to serve “the least of these.”
  • Haiti Project: We collaborate with several churches on a mission program in Haiti to build and sustain Eco-villages.
  • Neighborhood Summit: We hold meetings of all of our neighborhood groups and associations so we can learn what we’re all doing and what the issues are that we face as neighbors in Decatur.
  • Decatur Emergency Assistance Ministry (DEAM): We collect a lot of food for this vital agency.
  • Clifton Men’s Shelter: We join our youth each Super Bowl Sunday to host the “Souper Bowl” fundraiser at the men’s shelter in Atlanta.
  • We host a community Advent Festival in which our members and friends come together to make Advent crafts and to worship together as the Advent season begins.
  • Host the Our House Thanksgiving Dinner for children and families of Our House (daycare center for homeless children) with a special holiday dinner and program.
  • AA: We host two AA groups each week.
  • Girl Scouting: We host three Girl Scout troops.
  • Nativity Party for children of Hagar’s House: We present a special Christmas program for the children of the homeless shelter.
  • We provide support our missionary families: the McGills (Malawi) and Gartrells (Brazil) and the Hmars (India).
  • We maintain an emergency fund for our refugee families from Mynamar.
  • We volunteer as teacher aides at Avondale Elementary School.
  • We actively support Decatur Cooperative Ministry.
  • We provide a summer Vacation Bible School for our church children as well as refugee children living in the Clarkston area.
  • We donate the building and land for use by Our House, a daycare center for homeless children.