The weather guys are reporting some severe weather coming through the Atlanta area this afternoon. Most people will pay a little attention to these kinds of warnings. We don’t spend a whole lot of time worrying about it because we’re typically at home or going from work(shelter) to home(shelter). But what happens if there is […]
I’m always amazed at what Chef Harry can do with the donations that we get in. Today was a Mexican inspired concoction that was nothing short of excellent.
We had a busy week. We had our open house a few days ago. We were able to share what we do with some local people and businesses. We helped a lady and her daughter get into transitional housing. Helped 2 other women get off the street and return to the families. Helped another […]
We had a good first day of our open house. It was definitely a good time to get some early spring cleaning done. We are hoping that tomorrow’s open house time will be even better because its on a Saturday. We will have our regular time in the park followed by open house hours.
I pulled into the parking lot at Church on the Street this morning to find one of the homeless members of our community busy working on cleaning up the parking lot. He had his rake, leaf blower and dust pan and he was working up a storm. I really can’t tell you how awesome that […]
Hey Brodie, I’ve been thinking about all the things I’ve learned at Church on the Street and something finally tumbled out! From the perspective of one who used to arrange for a large group to serve meals at the Pine Street lot, here’s some of what I’ve learned. (I really want to try to say […]
We have the task of educating people outside of our community on what we do in our community. It’s a difficult task at times because when someone finds out we work with many homeless people in Atlanta, they automatically think that we are a shelter or a soup kitchen. We are neither. We do meals […]
We received this letter this week and wanted to share it. I’m writing from the church youth group in North Carolina. We were in Atlanta a couple of weeks ago doing various mission works, and you graciously took time out of your schedule to meet with us on Sunday evening and share your thoughts on […]
Since we are living in a community environment, we have chores that have to be done. Kitchen cleaning was happening this morning. Service as modeled by Jesus is the goal.