Habitat

Habitat Road Race 2016 was a Huge Success

Our 26th annual Habitat Road Race was a huge success. Thanks to you, we had 630 registered participants (runners and phantom runners), and we donated a total of $60,000 to Habitat for Humanity! Thanks again to our runners, sponsors, silent auction participants, and private donations. We couldn’t have done it without you! See race results…

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A Celebration

I loved celebrating the life and service of my cousin Peter and also the home Mt. Bethel was able to build for a family in need at the Habitat Road Race this morning! Walking the newly named and dedicated “Peter’s Mile” with his precious daughter and my littlest cousin, Katie, was such an honor! And…

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The Orange Shirts

Have you seen them? Floating around East Cobb this month, you may have seen some shockingly bright orange shirts. What are they for? No, we are not suddenly supporting the University of Tennessee! You see, the Habitat Advocate for Mt. Bethel is a marketing gal, and she knows that bright colors get your attention. Those brave…

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Twelve Doors

It only seems appropriate that the Monday after our sermon on Faith That Works, many of us from the Mt. Bethel staff gathered to put our faith into action. We served at the Habitat House that we sponsor along with Mt. Zion UMC. We mostly painted and caulked. We also managed to squeeze in some BBQ…

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Building Community

Saturday was a fantastic start to Mt. Bethel’s 36th Habitat for Humanity home build. This was my first opportunity to meet Miss Leah, the future homeowner, and she brought even more joy to the build site than the sunshine and donuts did! She has a friendly, smiling face and, like every Habitat homeowner, she is…

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Meet Our 2016 Habitat Homeowner

Here is a note from our 2016 Habitat homeowner, Leah K. This is the reason we do what we do, so that a deserving family can have an opportunity for home ownership, which leads to positive change in her family and her community for generations to come.  We begin the build next week on August…

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2015 Habitat Home Dedication

The dedication for Mt. Bethel’s 35th Habitat Home was held on Saturday November 7.  A heartfelt thanks to all the supporters and volunteers who made this possible, the Faithmates Sunday School Class for their dedication and hard work organizing the Habitat Road Race, the race supporters and participants, the hardworking build volunteers, the individuals who provided meals…

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A Note From the CEO of Habitat for Humanity

Dear Rev. Mickler, I am writing to acknowledge your church’s recent gift of $40,000 (bringing its total gift to $80,000) to fund the construction of our ministry’s third home on Lyndee Lane in Woodstock. On behalf of our Board, staff, volunteers and –  most importantly, Peter Nyaga and his wife, Elizabeth Kimani, and their two…

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