Here at North we are passionate about caring for others.
There are many ways for you to make a difference in our community. We encourage you to gather with your family, friends, or Life Group and participate in one of the serving opportunities listed below.
If you choose to participate in one, or find other opportunities to serve in our community, let us know! Send your photos and a brief description to email@example.com.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who helped make our last Serve Day a great success! We had 154 volunteers complete projects at 16 different locations throughout Cobb and Cherokee counties. If you were unable to attend, our next Serve Day is coming up October 14! 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 will begin in September.
Food Pantry Drive
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! See below for a list of needed items:
- 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)
Bring donations 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 uplanned 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, impovershed area. North has partnered with them to help meet the physical and spiritual needs of their community.
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.