Adopt a Ministry

Any group within The Church of The Apostles can adopt a local, Atlanta-area ministry for a period of one year.

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Ministries We Support

Each year, the church sets aside a portion of the total offerings received to be used in mission projects that reflect the goal of the congregation: to be evangelistic in reaching out with the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Missions Committee works together as a team, prayerfully committing God’s resources for the expansion of the Gospel around the World.

Adriennes Fields

Gerald Whitlowe

Adrienne’s Fields is an outreach ministry focusing on the needs of children and the poor living in the inner city. It is our goal and mission to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. For our God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son as a sacrifice for our eternal salvation. As Christians we seek to minister to the world that he loves.

What We Teach

We use Gods word as the foundation for our faith and the inspiration for our daily lives. As we seek to put Gods loving word and teachings into practice in all aspects of our daily life.

Our Vision

Faith is about trusting God through his Son, Christ Jesus for life, for eternity. Living as a Christian means putting your faith into action.

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Atlanta Dream Center

Christina Paul

Atlanta Dream Center rescues and restores victims of sex trafficking and homelessness while offering weekly prevention programs to help at-risk children avoid common societal pitfalls into illegal and unhealthy lifestyles. ADC operates Atlanta’s only 24-hour rescue hotline where trained individuals will go pick up women who want to “leave the life” of commercial sexual exploitation and provide an undisclosed beautifully maintained safe home. ADC helps men, women, and children transition from living on the street to living in emergency transitional housing. Volunteers are available to help at-risk children with community programming, homework, support, and exposure to biblical education five days a week.

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Atlanta Mission

Peter Flaaen
(404) 467-2469

Atlanta Mission has been called by God to serve the city of Atlanta.

Since its 1938 beginnings, this Christian nonprofit ministry has grown from a small soup kitchen to a multi-facility organization serving Metro Atlanta’s large homeless population. Today, Atlanta Mission provides emergency shelter, rehab and recovery services, vocational training, services, and transitional housing. We serve more than 1,000 homeless men, women, and children every day.

Atlanta Mission meets each person where they are, in their unique circumstances, to provide customized services to help them overcome the cause of their homelessness.

We believe that a relationship with Christ is the key to restoration, redemption, and sustainable change for everyone. We invest in the spiritual, personal, and professional development of people, restoring and equipping them to intentional living. We believe that in empowering and coaching people toward excellence, we impact the quality of all we do.

Various factors lead to homelessness — job loss, eviction, family tragedy, addiction, domestic violence, a major health condition, and more. The common denominator is a major crack in their life foundation. Our programs are multi-pronged and multi-layered, designed to meet people where life has led them.

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Atlanta Pregnancy Resource Centers, Inc.

Daphne Nicely

Atlanta Pregnancy Resource Center’s mission is to share the truth and compassion of Jesus Christ, support life-affirming choices and promote healthy relationships by serving and caring for women and families in pregnancy-related circumstances. This is accomplished by providing free and confidential pregnancy tests, pregnancy options consultations, screening for and confidential pregnancy tests, pregnancy options consultations, screening for and offering limited obstetrical ultrasounds, referrals to life-affirming community resources an Earn As You Learn Program, Fatherhood Program, and post-abortion healing and restoration.

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Atlanta Youth Academy

Peter Rooney

Mission: The Atlanta Youth Academy exists to advance the Kingdom of God by offering an excellent Christ-centered education to low-income urban communities.

Vision: To equip our students, the disinherited youth of Atlanta’s inner city, with the academic tools, social skills, and high character traits necessary to afford them the opportunity of a post high-school education and a purposeful, productive and Spirit-filled life. Additionally, the vision is to create a learning environment that emulates the precepts and principles of Jesus.

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Atlanta Youth Project

Larry Teem

Mission: To present Jesus Christ to urban youth, to disciple urban youth and to provide safe, easy access for volunteers wishing to serve in the inner city.

Statement of purpose: Facilitate programs to evangelize, disciple, and develop urban youth into leaders.

History: Founded in 1991 by Larry Teem to stand in the gap (Ezekiel 22:30) and reach out to youth who were not being reached for Jesus Christ. Larry Teem was Apostles’ first staff Youth Pastor.

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Benevolence Gifts Ministry

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From time to time the church is asked to assist a member or part of their family with a personal need. The funds, when they need to be, are given confidentially.

Bethany Christian Ministries

Marsha Reiter

Bethany Christian Services is a global nonprofit organization that brings families together and keeps families together. Strengthening families for the well-being of children is our top priority. Our services include adoption, foster care, and pregnancy counseling. We also provide counseling to families, assist refugees and immigrants resettling in the U.S., and partner with several international countries to help keep families together. The work we do equips families to be the answer for children in need—as Christ intended.

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The Big Give

Each fall, we partner with three ministries to give you a chance to give back to our community. The first few weeks in November, we invite you to help us collect food, clothing, and Christmas gifts for those in need in Atlanta and around the world!

Donate Clothing for Atlanta Mission

In addition to serving its clients, Atlanta Mission has several thrift stores in north Georgia that help support the ministry. They rely primarily on tax deductible donations of clothing, used furniture, books, and other household items to stock these stores.

We accept clothing items for men, women, and children that are clean and in good condition. Donations of other items may be made at Atlanta Mission locations.

Food for Buckhead Christian Ministry

If you would like to participate in the annual food drive please fill a reusable shopper with the listed items below which will feed a family of four for a full week.  Food distribution will be coordinated through Buckhead Christian Ministries.

Operation Christmas Child

Each year, Samaritan’s Purse sends shoebox Christmas gifts to children all over the world.  If you would like to donate small toys, school supplies, and clothing items, or package a shoebox yourself, please consult the flyer here.

For more information on the Big Give, please contact Lauren Ezell.

Lauren Ezell

Cru: Campus Crusade for Christ

The mission of Campus Crusade for Christ is to turn lost students into Christ-centered laborers. Their vision is to reach the 1.3 million students in Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Florida with the life-changing message of the Gospel, build them in their faith, and send them to reach others.

Reid Lamphere

Athletes in Action is an extension of Campus Crusade for Christ. Reid and his staff minister to the Christian athletes competing in major world sport events. They conduct sport clinics and camps for youth in sport host cities around the world proclaiming the love and truth of Jesus Christ.

Todd Henriksen

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Cru Military

Joe Ludwikowski

Cru Military goal is to win people to Christ, build them in their faith, and send them out to win, build, and send others. We believe our part is to focus on the global military community, which includes Active duty, Guard, Reserve, veterans, retirees, and family members all around the world. Cru mobilize and train churches, counselors, and communities across America and around the world to minister to military members, veterans and families in their midst.

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Elite Women of Excellence

Larry and Lisa Smith

Elite Women of Excellence esponds to a critical need to provide teenage young women with a compass to help them discern and develop healthy relationships which lead to beneficial moral, social, cultural and academic life choices. The structured mentoring program captures the girls’ heart and imagination as she participates in workshops, events and activities that provide her with life-changing perspectives and practices. Once enrolled girls are encouraged to attend evangelistic events, Bible studies and retreats anchored on faith in Christ.

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Feed My Lambs

Alesia Hendon

Feed My Lambs provides tuition free Christ centered preschool education to homeless and impoverished children locally and internationally. Our program serves infants to children five years old. We serve two meals daily and share the message of Christ’s love through Bible based curriculum. Our mission is to help empower at-risk children spiritually, academically, physically and socially; to impact families and communities. Please come be a part of one of our wonderful schools by donating your time and talents.

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Adrienne Saxon

Fellowship of Christian Athletes presents to athletes and coaches and all whom they influence the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church. Adrienne works in inner city Atlanta teaching Bible studies, disciplining and mentoring to coaches. She and her team are directly involved in outreach events, sport training and coaching to enhance their growth in Christ impacting the inner city and the community. Adrienne is a member at Apostles.

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First Care Womens Clinic

Lori Parker

First Care Women’s Clinic is a Christian non-profit pro-life organization that assists women and men who are experiencing unplanned pregnancies offering them positive alternatives other than abortion through practical, emotional, and spiritual support. They believe all life is sacred and deserving protection. To this end they also offer abstinence programs in local high schools.

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Gilgal, Inc.

Val Cater

Gilgal is a mission designed to educate, equip, and empower women to embrace a future free of drugs/alcohol, utilizing their fullest potential in a God-honoring way through day treatments, counseling, and life skills development. Gilgal offers a 12-month Christ-centered program that will aid women in their desire to reclaim their lives.

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Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb

Aime Piligan

Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb’s mission is to spread the love of Christ through quality health care to those in need. The only full time primary care safety net clinic in Cobb County providing easily accessible, affordable, and comprehensive, high-quality healthcare, prescription medications and health education for the uninsured, working poor. Patients pay on a sliding scale based on household income and family size.

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HeartBound Ministries

Andrea Shelton

HeartBound Ministries is a Christian outreach ministry that supports and equips Georgia prison chaplains and ministers to the physical and spiritual needs of inmates through programs designed to change inmates’ lives, foster successful transitions back into society, and reduce recidivism rates. HBM serves 47 state prison chaplains and over 54,000 inmates annually, with an emphasis on evangelistic outreach. They bring in professional athletes, musicians, Christian speakers, and dramatists to minister within Georgia’s 37 prisons. They also minister to chaplains and inmates through prison adoption, books, Bibles and video distribution, greeting card distribution, holiday gift bags, indigent hygiene, after care and various other means. Andrea Shelton, an Apostles’ member is the founder and director of this ministry.

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Hope Thrives

Kris Barnes
Hope Thrives provides healing programs and aftercare services for adult women who have survived the trauma of abuse. Through biblical based workshops, group time and relaxing activities, hope is restored and healing can begin. As we share God’s love and the truth of His Word, chains are broken and freedom that only comes from the Spirit of the Lord is evident

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Human Coalition Atlanta

Shealeta Reed

Human Coalition of Atlanta is a collective of individuals bound together in answer to a common call: to do all we can to remove the stain of abortion from America. We are change agents—not simply because we are against abortion but because we are for life. We are for preborn babies who need to be protected in the womb; for women who should not have to choose the life of their baby for a fulfilling life; for families whose members should flourish in an environment of value and love; for mothers and fathers who deserve a chance at being mothers and fathers; and for society that needs all its children to live and thrive if it is to be called “civilized.”

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Leading The Way


Leading The Way with Dr. Michael Youssef began in 1988 as a local radio broadcast. It has now grown into an international media ministry passionately proclaiming the uncompromising Truth of the Gospel to six continents in 26 languages. Leading The Way airs Dr. Youssef’s teaching messages more than 14,000 times a week via radio, TV, the internet, solar-powered Navigator audio devices, and THE KINGDOM SAT—a 24/7 satellite TV channel reaching 190 million homes in the Middle East. The ministry also partners with in-country follow-up teams to encourage new believers in their faith, helping God’s Kingdom to grow around the world.

In addition to weekly broadcasts, Leading The Way produces CD and DVD teaching series, books, daily e-devotionals, and a monthly MY Journal magazine from the messages Dr. Youssef preaches each week at The Church of The Apostles.

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Mike McCoy Ministries Inc.

Mike McCoy

Mike McCoy Ministries uses Mike’s platform as a former Notre Dame and NFL Football Player to reach students in Catholic Schools with the message of Hope and Encouragement. We believe the Catholic student is in as much risk as a public school student because of our culture. The school assembly program is used as the means to connect with students along with the comment cards they fill out at the end of assembly.Mike also ministers in the prisons as a speaker for various organizations.

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Mr. Toms Heart

Tom Umstead
Mr. Tom’s Heart feeds over 1,000 each day with daily deliveries of bakery goods, canned goods, etc for sick children, seniors, and homeless moms with children. Conducts weekly Bible studies with moms at homeless shelters and also provides Bibles for the shelter.

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Byron Johnson

VISION 9:38 desires to see more minority laborers sent into the harvest field. Will provide financial assistance to minority missionaries to enable them to labor unhindered, confidently, consistently, and efficiently in the harvest field. 25-30% of time will be spent evangelizing and discipling students at Morehouse College and 70-75% will be spent developing the fund raising component for other minority missionaries.

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Wears Valley Ranch

Jim Wood

Wears Valley Ranch is a ministry to children from crisis family situations. At the Ranch, children find hope and healing from the past as they live in Christ-centered homes and receive ongoing counseling. Each student also receives a tutorial education, tailored to his or her individual needs. Many of these children receive Christ and begin to follow Him wholeheartedly as they experience His love through the family at Wears Valley Ranch. The Ranch is located in the Smoky Mountains near Sevierville, Tennessee.

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Wycliffe Bible Translators

Beth Merrill

Wycliffe translators have taken the life-changing Word of God to hundreds of language groups around the world, but there are still over 1,000 languages which definitely need the Scriptures. Wycliffe missionaries live among the people, learn their language and translate the Scripture so that all peoples can have the life-giving Word of God in their native tongue. Beth Merrill, an Apostles’ member, lives in Oaxaca, Mexico and is actively translating the Bible into Zapotec and other indigenous languages.

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Young Life – Africa Expeditions

Drew Voyles

A non-denominational Christian ministry that reaches out to adolescents through volunteers, staff, club meetings, and camps by proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ and introducing and building meaningful relationships and by helping them grow in their faith.

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