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Food Resources in East Point

Monday and Wednesday



IMPACT Church

2223 Sylvan Rd. Atlanta, GA 30344

10:30 am – 12:30 pm



Jefferson Park Recreation Center

1431 Norman Berry East Point, GA 30344

11:00 am - 1:00 pm



Tuesday and Thursday

1:00pm – 3:00 pm



East Point First Mallalieu United Methodist Church

2651 North Church Street

East Point, GA 30344



New Grant Chapel AME Church

2670 Hogan Avenue…

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North Carolina Council of Churches letter on Stewart Detention Center

Below is a letter from  the North Carolina Council of Churches signed by 60 clergy from the state. They have gotten the attention of their congressional representatives and feel it would improve their position if they had colleagues in South Carolina and Georgia who had also received a similar letter from faith leaders. If you are interested in writing your representatives, the letter below contains the pertinent information. You may contact Jennifer Copeland, at…

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Added by RCCAtl on June 22, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

HB 426 Hate Crime legislation

HB 426 Hate Crimes legislation: Georgia is one of only five states without a hate crimes law. The events of recent weeks highlight the danger of allowing violence motivated by hate to go unpunished. Presbyterians for a Better Georgia encourages you to support passage of the Hate Crimes legislation this session by contacting state leadership and your State senator.

Every call from a constituent makes a difference.

Background: HB 426 was…

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Added by RCCAtl on June 15, 2020 at 12:40pm — No Comments

A Statement from Decatur's White Clergy on Racism and Justice



Black Lives Matter. We name that unequivocal truth. Black lives matter to God.



We speak to you as white ordained leaders of Decatur churches that for generations have sought to be faithful to the gospel of Jesus Christ. However, our beloved churches have fallen short of our call and commission to live fully into Christ’s call because we have embraced the self-serving corruption of systemic racism. Too many of our Decatur churches were planted in soil tainted with racism. Too…

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Added by RCCAtl on June 15, 2020 at 11:12am — No Comments

Resuming Care-Filled Worship and Sacramental Life during a Pandemic

The Ecumenical Consultation on Protocols for Worship, Fellowship, and Sacraments released a resource, “Resuming Care-Filled Worship and Sacramental Life during a Pandemic.” The Ecumenical Consultation on Protocols for Worship, Fellowship, and Sacraments is an interdisciplinary group of theologians, scientists, physicians, pastors,…

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Added by RCCAtl on June 9, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Rcommmendations for safely reopening churches

With the gradual reopening of public spaces in many states, faith leaders are now offering recommendations for churches seeking to safely welcome congregants back into their facilities. A sampling is provided below:

American Baptist Churches USA:



Baptist General Convention of Texas …

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Added by RCCAtl on May 12, 2020 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Multilingual "Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty"

From the Multicultural Development Institute, Inc. multilingual resource “Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty” includes psychoeducation about worry and anxiety, and a selection of practical CBT exercises for managing wellbeing including activity scheduling, worry postponement, and compassionate cognitive restructuring. Thanks to the generous contribution of time from clinicians around the world, it is freely available in 20 languages and…

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Added by RCCAtl on May 4, 2020 at 4:13pm — No Comments

Prayer for a Pandemic by Cameron Bellm May we who are merely inconveniencedRemember those whose lives are at stake.May we who have no risk factorsRemember those most vulnerable.May we who have the lu…

Prayer for a Pandemic by Cameron Bellm



May we who are merely inconvenienced

Remember those whose lives are at stake.

May we who have no risk factors

Remember those most vulnerable.

May we who have the luxury of working from home

Remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent.

May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools close

Remember those who have no options.

May we who have to…

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Added by RCCAtl on March 23, 2020 at 11:02am — No Comments

This is another day, O Lord. I know not what it will bring forth, but make me ready, Lord, for whatever it may be. If I am to stand up, help me to stand bravely. If I am to sit still, help me to sit…

This is another day, O Lord. I know not what it will bring forth, but make me ready, Lord, for whatever it may be.
If I am to stand up, help me to stand bravely. If I am to sit still, help me to sit quietly. If I am to lie low, help me to do it patiently.
And if I am to do nothing, let me do it gallantly. Make these words more than words, and give me the Spirit of Jesus. Amen

From the Episcopal Book of Common Prayers

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Added by RCCAtl on March 20, 2020 at 9:30am — No Comments

What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath —the most sacred of times?Cease from travel.Cease from buying and selling.Give up, just for now, on trying to make the worlddifferent than i…

What if you thought of it

as the Jews consider the Sabbath —

the most sacred of times?

Cease from travel.

Cease from buying and selling.

Give up, just for now,

on trying to make the world

different than it is.

Sing. Pray. Touch only those

to whom you commit your life.

Center down.

And when your body has become still,

reach out with…

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Added by RCCAtl on March 18, 2020 at 3:23pm — No Comments

Hear My Voice: A Prison Prayer Book

"Hear My Voice: A Prison Prayer Book" is a beautiful resource developed by ELCA for those in correctional facilities and chaplains and others in relationships with the incarcerated. 

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Added by RCCAtl on September 10, 2019 at 11:00am — No Comments

What does it mean to be human?

Columbia Theological Seminary

701 S. Columbia Drive, Decatur

will be one of the first seminary libraries to host the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History traveling exhibit Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean To Be Human? Opening reception 13 Sept. The exhibit will be open to the public through December 13. Small groups are asked to…

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Added by RCCAtl on August 26, 2019 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Atlanta Interfaith Manifesto

Visit the website.

Added by RCCAtl on June 25, 2019 at 11:47am — No Comments

Food Pantry Forum



The next Food Pantry Forum, co-hosted by United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Regional Council of Churches, is Thursday, May 23 from 2 -3:30 p.m. It will take place at the offices of United Way of Greater Atlanta, 40 Courtland Street,…

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Added by RCCAtl on May 16, 2019 at 10:51am — No Comments

80 Atlanta Pastors Sign Manifesto on Racial Beliefs, November 1957

Original Baldy cartoons from Atlanta Journal and Constitution owned by Covenant Presbyterian Church.



AIB-TV Presents Ministers Manifesto: A Declaration of Equality June 14 12:30 PM…

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Church Women United

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What Faith Communities Can Teach Psychiatrists About Depression

Harvard Divinity School–Harvard Medical School Lecture Series on Religion and Medicine

What Faith Communities Can Teach Psychiatrists About Depression…

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Added by RCCAtl on December 10, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What Is Stephen Ministry?

Stephen Ministry is the one-to-one lay caring ministry that takes place in congregations that use the Stephen Series system. Stephen Ministry congregations equip and empower lay caregivers—called Stephen Ministers—to provide high-quality, confidential,…

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Added by RCCAtl on April 8, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Looking for Work?

 

Looking for Work?

Below is a list of career ministries in the area and Fulton county's Workforce Development services.



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Added by RCCAtl on June 18, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

On-line Meditations and Daily Devotionals

Do you spend most of your day at your computer or sitting at a desk? Do you begin the day by checking your…
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Added by RCCAtl on July 20, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Resources for Churches Adapting to Social Isolation



As containment of COVID-19 forces your worshiping community to implement 'shelter in place' worship and practice social isolation, the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship offers these resources to help you plan and cope in ways that encourage and support your community.


Resources

COVID-19Help Map from Atlanta community Food Bank

The Atlanta Community Food Bank 

distributes over 60 million pounds of donated grocery products a year to more than 600 nonprofit partner agencies that feed the hungry in 29 counties across metro Atlanta and north Georgia.
acfb.org

Help Map

email ecarter@rccatl.org

2715 Peachtree Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30305

Our Work 

Our History 

Officers & Staff  

Our Mission

Directions & Map to Our Offices

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


“Blessed Are the Peacemakers” Bible studies from the New Baptist Covenant for adults, youth and children to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work for justice. Download these free Bible studies here.

Ignatius House

6700 Riverside Drive NW 

Atlanta, GA 30328 ignatiushouse.org

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