Here at North we are passionate about caring for others.
Throughout the month of October, we are featuring a variety of opportunities for you to get involved and help serve our community:
- North Golf Classic – October 9
- Serve Day – October 14
- Serve Day – October 21
- Block Party – October 27
If you choose to participate in one or more, or find other opportunities to serve in our community, let us know! Send your photos and a brief description to firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Golf Classic | OCT 9
Our annual North Golf Classic is coming up on Monday, October 9, at The Fairways of Canton. Our primary outreach fundraiser, proceeds from the tournament benefit all our Community Outreach Partners and service projects. Sign up to play OR become a sponsor! Click the link below for more information and to register.
SERVE DAY | OCT 14 & 21
Our next Serve Day is coming up Saturday, October 14 AND 21! Serve Day is the perfect opportunity for you to gather with your friends, family, or Life Group and help make a difference in our community! A wide variety of opportunities will be available for all ages. Sign up TODAY!
Block Party | OCT 27
Each year, we provide a safe, fun-filled evening the whole family can enjoy! We are expecting over 1,000 people from our community to gather on our campus to enjoy rides, games, activities, and tons of free candy! You can help by volunteering to serve and/or donating bags of individually-wrapped candy (donation bins available starting October 1). Click below to sign up.
MORE SERVING OPPORTUNITIES!
Many of our community outreach partners offer opportunities for you to serve throughout the year.
See below for more information on ways you can help make a difference!
Mentoring Program at Lockheed Elementary
Lockheed Elementary, located at 1205 Merritt Road in Marietta, is starting a one-on-one mentor program for students who need a positive, caring adult in their life. One day a month can make a HUGE difference socially and emotionally for our students. If you would like to become a Lockheed Mentor, click the link below.
Food for Kids
Mount Paran North is partnering with local elementary schools to provide non-perishable items for their food pantries. These food pantries help struggling families put food on the table for their children. YOU CAN HELP! Please bring non-perishable food items to North at any time, and we’ll take care of it from there!
Below is a list of needed items for the elementary school food pantries:
- Canned meats (tuna, chicken, vienna sausages)
- Campbell’s soup (can or plastic container)
- Individual apple sauce
- Saltine crackers (smaller box)
- Canned pasta sauce
- Boxed pasta
- Baby food
- Breakfast cereals
- Goldfish snacks (individually wrapped)
- Granola bars (no nuts)
Please bring any of the items to the Main Lobby for collection.
NO GLASS ITEMS, PLEASE.
- Sort food and clothing donations in the donation center
- Prepare and serve a meal at Elizabeth Inn
- Compile donations to provide hygiene kits
- Host a food drive in your neighborhood
- SIGN UP
The Table on Delk
A ministry thatprovides a safe place for those who are currently, or at risk of, being sexually exploited to have a meal and get connected to resources.
- Provide a meal for a meeting
- Provide dessert for a meeting
- Minister to residents of Delk Rd. motels (Sat. or Wed.)
- Minister and assist at laundromat (Wed., Thur., or Fri.)
- Write inspirational messages and color placemats
- SIGN UP
A non-profit organization in Atlanta, Georgia that provides domestic sex trafficking victims and those at risk with specialized recovery services through residential and community-based programs.
- Organize a small group to do a special project at one of the campuses
- SIGN UP
Simple Needs GA
An organization whose mission is to meet the simple needs of children, people experiencing homelessness, and others in need.
- Help collect and/or deliver donations
- Put together Comfort Kits
- Work a Donation Drive
- SIGN UP
MEET OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS!
We are thankful for the opportunity to partner with local churches, schools, and organizations who are making a difference in our community.
MUST Ministries is a volunteer organization dedicated to helping homeless and struggling individuals and families with food, clothing, housing, employment, and other resources.
Table on Delk
Table on Delk provides a safe place for those who are currently, or at risk of, being sexually exploited to have a meal and get connected to resources that they might not know about. Meals and programs are provided six days a week.
Wellspring Living is a non-profit organization in Atlanta that provides domestic sex trafficking victims and those at risk with transformative care through therapeutic services, education, life skills, and personal/professional development.
Simple Needs Georgia
Simple Needs Georgia seeks to “fill in the cracks” by meeting other unmet, but important, needs. It is in these simple acts—bringing a tent to a person living in the woods or providing birthday gifts to a homeless child—that we help connect people with the services that can improve their lives.
Goshen Valley Boys Ranch
Goshen Valley Boys Ranch believes every child deserves to know the safety of a home, the love of a family, and the hope of a future. Goshen exists to provide these for young men, women, and children in the foster care system that they might experience full healing.
First Care Women’s Clinic
First Care Women’s Clinic is a Christian-based clinic committed to helping women and men deal positively with an unplanned pregnancy by providing assistance as well as emotional and spiritual support.
McCleskey East Cobb YMCA
McCleskey East Cobb YMCA collects and distributes hundreds of thousands of pounds of food each year to those living in “food deserts” throughout Cobb County as part of their Hunger Relief program.
House of Cherith
House of Cherith, based in Atlanta, provides a safe house where girls and women dealing with the trauma of sex trafficking can receive counseling, therapeutic services, health services, and assistance in obtaining and maintaining employment.
The Extension has helped hundreds of homeless men and women in Cobb County recover from drug and alcohol addiction through their residential treatment plan.
Foundation for Hospital Art
The Foundation for Hospital Art recruits patients and volunteers worldwide to create colorful, soothing artwork donated to hospitals to help soften the often-stressful hospital experience. Throughout the years, over 50,000 paintings have been donated to over 7,500 hospitals in 195 countries.
Marietta Housing Authority – Family Self-Sufficiency Program helps families become more self-sufficient by providing resources needed to obtain and maintain full-time employment and to be free of welfare assistance.
Lockheed Elementary provides food, uniforms, and school supplies to children in need. For several years, North has partnered with Lockheed to assist in their programs and projects.
Green Acres Baptist
Green Acres Baptist is located in the middle of a multi-racial, impoverished area. North has partnered with them to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of their community.
RISE UP! is a free after-school character development program for elementary aged children held in local public schools with the purpose of teaching students how to apply relevant Biblical truths in their everyday lives. RISE UP! provides a creative, fun and memorable environment for kids to hear about God’s amazing love for them. Ways to help: 1. Register your child for Rise Up! 2. Volunteer at a local chapter 3. Start a chapter in your school. 4. Pray for Rise Up! 5. Give to support Rise Up!
Maximum Impact Love
Maximum Impact Love exists to rescue girls and women from prostitution in the Fulton Industrial Parkway area. To date, they have reached out to over 50,000 people with food, support, and a way out through the love of Jesus.
Men of Acts
Men of Acts is a group of men and women from North who serve the widows, single parents, elderly, and disabled in our congregation and nearby community by providing labor for one-day handyman jobs (minor repairs, yard work, etc.). MOA welcomes men and women of all ages to join us the third Saturday of each month as we fulfill assistance requests.