FacebookButton Twitterbutton instagram-button-48 youtube-48x48 linkedin 48

TMC Serves Atlanta during Spring Break

Cleveland, GA(March 28, 2011) –During spring break in early March 2011, a group of Truett-McConnell College students and


staff volunteers traveled to Atlanta, GA, to serve in local ministries. Group members served with different organizations including SafeHouse Outreach, Atlanta Dream Center, Women’s Refugee Sewing Society, and World Relief.

“Having the opportunity to serve in Atlanta over spring break was amazing. I didn’t realize that we have such a huge mission field in our own backyard. Through working with the homeless, refugees, inner city kids, and a Muslim family, my eyes were opened to the many needs of my neighbors as well as those across the world,” said TMC student Brooke Toon.

SafeHouse Outreach (SHO) gave the group an opportunity to encourage and pray with the 200 to 250 men and women that the organization serves daily. As well as ministering to the crowd, TMC students led worship during the evening service. 

TMC student Ben Ivey was positively affected by this particular ministry: “The people of SafeHouse have unspeakable joy—an infectious joy that leaves a massive impression on you. They are truly for God, for people, for the city, and for the world,” he said.

In addition to SHO, students and staff worked with the Atlanta Dream Center’s Adopt-A-Block. The group visited an apartment complex near Central Park to serve food and pray with the residents. Because of the increased violence in the area, the children in the neighborhood are not able to play outside, so it was an exciting day when TMC students took them to the park to play and share God’s love. 

The students and staff were given other opportunities such as hosting a block party at an upper- income international apartment complex in Duluth. About 100 people showed up for a time of games, dinner, and face painting.

Not stopping there, the crew ended the week with the Women’s Refugee Sewing Society and with World Relief in Clarkston. There, they had the privilege of ministering to refugees and their families as well as attending a French-speaking African church on Sunday morning.

Truett-McConnell College is blessed to have students and staff who are willing to uplift and enrich those who are hurting around them by serving in ministry opportunities in the nearby Atlanta area.

Truett-McConnell College equips students to fulfill the Great Commission by fostering a Christian world view through a Biblically-centered liberal arts education. For more information about Truett-McConnell College, visit www.truett.edu 

TMC Directory

About Us
Mission Statement & Core Values
Truett-McConnell History
Meet Dr. Caner
Baptist Faith & Message
Speaker's Bureau
Address and Phone
Official Logos and Colors
Tuition and Fees - 2014-2015
International Students
Campus Visit
Apply to TMC
Financial Aid
Student Payments
From Dr. Reynolds
Our Faculty
Degree Programs
Christian Studies
Education - Behavioral Science
Early Childhood Education
Middle Grades Education
Applying to the Teacher Education Program
Music and Fine Arts
Music Degree Programs
Purpose Statement
Music Scholarships
Audition Requirements
Adjunct Professors
Music Handbook
Protecting Your Hearing Health
Science and Mathematics
Academic Calendar
2014 - 2015 Academic Calendar
2014 Fall Semester Exam Schedule
Academic Enrichment Services
Special Support Services
Accel Program
Missions Center
Online Degrees
Info for Bi-Vocational Pastors
Online Tuition and Fees
Christian Studies Online
BS in Business Online
BS in Psychology Online
Online Financial Aid
Online Information Request
Information Update
Alumni Spotlight
Alumni Nominations
Alumni Wall of Honor
Giving Opportunities
Fall Chapel 2014
Spring Chapel 2015
Student Life
What's Next
Campus Ministries
Campus Recreation
Student Success
Chapel Schedule
Dining Services
Housing Assignment Process
Housing Information
Off-Campus Housing
Leadership Opportunities
Move to Truett
What's Next
What to Bring
New Student Orientation
Local Churches
Local Hotels
Local Restaurants
Student Handbook
Public Safety
Traffic Citation Appeal
Student Job Opportunities
Order Your Textbooks
Quick Links
Students & Faculty
Email Login
Self Service (IQ Web)
Online Classroom
Order Textbooks
WEAVE Online
Truett Connect
Business Office
Refund Request Form
Tuition Payment Plan
Financial Aid
Tuition and Fees 2014 - 2015
Net Price Calculator
Student Payments
Book Voucher Request
Human Resources
Prospective Faculty
Employee Benefits
Job Listings
Information Technology
Computer Labs
Help Desk
Latest News Articles