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April 14 was an incredible celebration of our impact in Decatur, across Georgia, and around the world. The one offering for all of our global United Methodist initiatives and our local North Georgia ministries totalled.... TBD, check back soon! And you can still give - see below.

UMCOR - the United Methodist Committee on Relief
When disaster strikes around the globe, UMCOR responds. Give to the United Methodist Committee on Relief to reach out through worldwide ministries of food, shelter, health, and peace. 

Community Development Grants
Strengthen United Methodist outreach to communities in the United States and Puerto Rico. Advocate for the oppressed, encourage social justice, and nurture at-risk youth.

Native American Ministries
Equip and empower Native American pastors, congregations and seminary students to authentically worship and serve Jesus within their Native American context and communities.

Peace With Justice Ministries
Enable The United Methodist Church to have a voice in advocating for peace and justice through a broad spectrum of global programs.

World Communion Scholarships
Provide scholarships for national and international graduate students of color and those in marginalized communities whom God has gifted to learn and to serve.

Gift of Hope Scholarships
Provide scholarships and loans for students attending United Methodist-related and other accredited colleges and universities.

Housing and Homeless Council Grants
Provide grants to churches and ministries that provide services and housing to poor and homeless persons through our Conference.

Wesley Woods Senior Living Foundation
Help cover the cost of health care, meals, and wellness programs for low income residents at Wesley Woods. Wesley Woods serves the health and housing needs of older adults at nine communities throughout North Georgia.

Murphy-Harpst Children’s Center
Give Georgia’s most abused children an emotional, spiritual, and physical safe haven. Murphy-Harpst transforms the lives of abused and neglected children through loving Christian care and personalized treatment programs.

United Methodist Children's Home
Giving to The Children’s Home enables them to recruit and train new foster parents; to feed, clothe, house, and educate the children and teens; and to provide transitional housing and support for homeless families. The United Methodist Children’s Home restores children and families from trauma through Jesus Christ.

Aldersgate Homes
Help persons with developmental disabilities live independent, productive, and full lives by helping with set-up of a new apartment – including deposits, furniture, household goods, and moving assistance – and providing recreational opportunities at Collinswood, a universally accessible retreat facility on Lake Oconee.

Action Ministries
Action Ministries mobilizes communities to address the challenges of poverty by focusing on hunger relief, housing, and education. Your gift will help provide safe, secure, stable housing opportunities to veterans, families, and adults with illnesses and disabilities; it will fund food boxes, community kitchens, and childhood hunger relief programs; and it will improve access to educational resources for families.

Golden Cross Grants
Provide assistance to persons who are experiencing financial difficulty due to excessive medical expenses by giving to the Golden Cross fund, administered by the Conference Health and Welfare Committee.

How to Give Greater

On Sunday, April 14 (Palm Sunday!), we made gifts to God's work in the world for justice and mercy. You can still join us! Give right now at decaturfirst.org or ndumc.org. Choose your designation(s) from the gift drop-down menu.