We provide a variety of programs to help our brothers and sisters in this community. If you would like more information or want to get involved, please contact us!
To download our ministry schedule, click here!
To download a list of agencies that provide additional resources, click here!
Inner-City Youth Ministry
30% of teens in Athens’ public schools do not graduate on time (FCP, 2010), and many are facing challenges such as teen pregnancy, violence, abuse, and addiction.
In our weekly worship service, the students learn that God’s plan for them is to give them hope and a future (Jeremiah 29:11). Christ has called us to reach them, and by His grace we are seeing lives transformed.
Thursday: 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Middle School Tutoring Program
Students are paired with a volunteer tutor (usually a UGA student) who encourages the student to succeed in school, work, and life.
Food for Friends
The Sparrow’s Nest purchases and distributes over 50,000 pounds of food to Athens’ most needy residents each year.
Patricia Mann is a licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Georgia. She has a Master of Science in Human Services, specializing in Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Ministry, specializing in Leadership.
Thursday Afternoon Chapel
In this faith-filled worship service, participants receive the Word, prayer, encouragement,and fellowship.
Emergency Food Program
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Confidential HIV Testing
This includes laundry and shower facilities, coffee, doughnuts, devotions, and uplifting conversations with caring volunteers.
Breakfast Club provides a welcoming environment, Bible study, worship, and individual attention to the needs of homeless individuals with the goal of transformation.
The Clothes Closet
including victims of house fires, single moms, reforming addicts, former inmates, and the homeless.
Social Services Ministry
transportation, prescription medications, obtaining a picture ID, addiction recovery services, jail or prison reentry services, and referrals to various other local service agencies.
Wednesday – Thursday: 9:00am – 3:00pm