CanCare: A Survivor By Your Side

By Elizabeth Lang Church Member “I am a Cancer Survivor” Volunteers Chet Burdick, Kristi Forbes, and I wear this button as we visit with cancer patients currently undergoing treatment at a local radiation center and hospital.  As three of the 600+ trained volunteers nationwide (almost 100 in the Atlanta area),...

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The Power of a Prayer Shawl

By Elizabeth Lang Church Member We’ve all seen the lovely prayer shawls draped across the altar railing during worship, when the children lay their hands on them and they are blessed.  Some of us have received one at a time when we have needed extra prayers and comfort.   Others have...

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Here We Grow!

By Miranda McLaren Church Member As you have probably noticed, we have a great problem on our hands: our children’s ministry is growing, particularly Sunday school and Children’s Church! One of the consequences of the increasing number of kids is that we need additional help with the check-in process. A...

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Is Meeting People Your “Jam?”

By Miranda McLaren Church Member Is meeting new people your jam?  If so, the Hospitality Committee has just the spot for you:  the Jam Ministry at Johns Creek UMC. Lead by Maureen Youngman, the Jam Ministry team delivers a small jar of locally produced jam and information about the church...

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Greeters Make the First Impression

By Ellen Queen Church Member When you come to worship on Sunday mornings, who is the first person to greet you at the door?  Often, it’s a Greeter.  This important role in the church provides a warm and welcoming reception to members and guests and is a first impression to...

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