Ongoing Local Opportunities
Aspen Ministry Team has worship services on Wednesdays at Aspen Assisted Living. To help visit, escort residents to and from meeting, or to help sing the hymns, contact champion Jackie Chatham at or call at 678-483-6690.
Baker’s Ministry is an outreach ministry that needs volunteers to help bake goods and/or deliver them on Sunday afternoons to first-time visitors to BHBC. This is a delightful way to reach out to visitors in the love of Christ! Contact champion Cindy Bruin at .
BHBC Motorcycle Ministry is an outreach ministry that helps members connect with others who have the same passion and reach out to cyclists who may not know the love of Christ. Contact champion Louis Fleming at .
BHBC Builders is an outreach ministry that forms construction teams to assist in building or repairing facilities for ministries in this area. If you’re handy with tools, contact champion Bill Vansant at .
Calvary Children’s Home is a home for “children needing placement apart from parents.” They need individual mentors, groups to help provide weekday dinner meals; as well as groups to take on “fix-up” projects. Contact champion Matt Trickel at or leave a voice mail at 414-573-3141.
Cobb Street Ministries shelters hurting, homeless women and children. CSM needs more LifeGroups to each commit to prepare one meal for the residents. Food donations, kitchen, and cleaning supplies are needed at various times. Groups are needed for clean-up projects outside as well. Contact champion Jeanie Chambers at .
Elder Care is an outreach ministry that assists lonely shut-ins and at-risk elderly home health-care recipients with brief home visits. Volunteers are needed to help with visits and phone calls. Contact champion Mary Powers at .
Faithbridge is our local foster parenting group. Ministry needs include people to give foster care, babysit, donate diapers and other supplies, and help with transportation. Contact Heather Banks at 770-377-1169 or email her at or contact champion Matt Reed at 770-363-6476, or email him at .
First Care Women’s Clinic (formerly Cobb Pregnancy Services) is a pregnancy center in Marietta that helps women in crisis and saves lives of the unborn. Volunteers can help sort donated supplies and clothing; qualified persons can assist with counseling. Contact Director Lori Parker at or call the First Care office at 678-392-4915.
Flowering Branch Children’s Shelter needs a LifeGroup to serve a meal on a monthly basis for 15 to 18 persons. For this and more ways to help, contact Lyndsey Wilson, Director, at 770-605-0570 or email at . Also contact the volunteer coordinator at 770-387-1143 or .
Good Samaritan Health Center is a ministry partner of BHBC. This non-profit health center serves the “working poor” (patients with no insurance). Volunteers are needed to help assist physicians and dentists, help with office work, greeting patients, meet with patients in prayer room, or with maintenance around the building. Contact Megan Freeman at .
Heartline Ministries is a community outreach ministry that sponsors Red Cross Blood drives and medical screenings. Leaders, medical volunteers and facilitators are needed. For more information and to volunteer, contact champion Mary French at .
Homeless Shelter Food Team is an outreach ministry cooks, delivers and serves a monthly meal at a downtown Atlanta homeless shelter each third Monday. To help prepare meals, contact Cathy Turpin at . To help load the food and go and serve it (5-8:30 PM), contact champions Van or Kim Holsomback at .
Homeless Shelter Medical Team is an outreach ministry that gives first aid and blood pressure screening at the downtown Atlanta homeless shelter each third Monday in connection with the Food Team visit. Medical volunteers, please contact champion Megan Ali at .
Project 143 is an International orphan hosting ministry. Families can host in their homes an international orphan for four spring and summer months. Contact champion Michelle Vernon at 404-859-6400 or email .
Kimberly Personal Care: This team conducts worship services for residents at Kimberly Personal Care in Dallas. To help, contact champions Wayne or Barbara Clemons at 678-581-1830 or .
Lifecare Ministries is an outreach ministry that provides support and study groups to help people in the areas of stewardship, divorce care, grief share, post abortion and job seekers. Volunteers are needed in several areas. Contact champion Mary French at .
Loving Arms Cancer Outreach needs a LifeGroup to get together and make freezable meals. Individuals can also visit patients and serve meals. Volunteers can collect and wash wigs, scarves, hats. Contact Janet Graham at or call at 770-653-7621.
MUST Ministries give homeless people a hand up. This community partner needs volunteers in the Food Pantry, Clothing Shop and Save-It-Forward Distribution Center. Contact champion Margaret Bailey for more information or to volunteer, at 678-613-5531 or email at .
MUST Ministries Summer Lunch Program is an outreach ministry that provides sack lunches to kids in poor neighborhoods who normally receive free lunches during the school year and whose parents are away at jobs. Families, LifeGroups and individuals can help by preparing sack lunches. Contact the North Cobb Director Kimberly O’Conner at 678-519-8018 or .
Operation Christmas Child is a seasonal outreach opportunity that offers opportunities for volunteer individuals, families or LifeGroups during the months of October and November to help reach the families of needy children worldwide with the love of Christ during the Christmas season. Volunteers pack and collect shoeboxes for delivery by Samaritan’s Purse or help in a processing center. Contact champion Denise Fossette at for information.
Overlook Ministry Team is an outreach ministry that provides weekly worship services every other Tuesday for the residents at Overlook at Cedarcrest. To help visit residents and sing hymns, contact champion Floyd Smith at .
Paulding Family Connection is engaged in strategically resourcing needs of students and families. Volunteers can help at several levels, including collecting and delivering donated furniture. Contact Nina Lauter, Director, at 770-443-8003, ext. 10211; or email at .
Paulding Pregnancy Services in Paulding County helps women in crisis and saves lives. PPS needs volunteers to help counsel or sort baby supplies at their Hiram location. Contact champion Dianna Leyva at 404-310-1369 or .
Pro-Life Team is an outreach ministry that stands weekly vigil every Saturday 6-9 AM near abortion clinics in Marietta. To go with the team and help hold signs, offer literature to passersby and pray, contact champion Melissa Edwards at .
Nanny/Manny Brigade volunteers befriend children who are in custody at the DFACS office in Marietta for a morning or afternoon while they are waiting to be picked up by foster parents. They often come for backgrounds where food is scarce. Volunteers help with lunch, snacks and sometimes breakfast. They also help them pack a backpack of clothing and hygiene items to take to their new home. Background check and drug screening required. Email or call 515-717-0490.
Shepherd’s Rest Ministries in Dallas operates a safe-house, rehabilitation and job training for battered women and children. SRM needs volunteers to help with transporting residents for job searches and doctor appointments, or to sit with children during those appointments. Contact champion Sheryl Van Horn at .
S.O.S. is an outreach ministry to our service members and needs volunteers to adopt members of the armed services and help minister to their families through cards, care packages, calls, etc. If you would like to help, contact champions Dawn or Art Harris at .
Victoria’s Friends is an outreach ministry that helps change the lives of women working in local strip clubs. Volunteers have opportunities to help create “Baskets of Love” baskets as a ministry tool for the team that makes these visits. To help, contact champion Bobbilin Taneri at 770-792-1113 or .
Wellstar Volunteer Program uses volunteers of all ages. Work is usually a regular 3-4 hour shift each week, serving in gift shop, staffing information desk or light clerical work in ER or Rehab. Some opportunities are available on weekends and evenings. Go to wellstar.org/about-us/volunteers/pages/ to download application and then fax completed form to 470-644-7398. For information, contact champion John Clark at .