Christmas is coming to The Children’s Home!

Nov. 5, 2014 

Please help us make this Christmas a special one for the children and families we serve by contributing to our wish lists.

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Watch our new Fam-Fest video

Oct. 27, 2014

The first annual Children’s Home Fam-Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia raised more than $80,000 for our efforts to heal children, unite families and change lives. More than 500 guests, including many children and families served by the Children’s Home, attended the Sept. 20 event. (more…)

First annual Fam Fest a success!

Sept. 22, 2014

The United Methodist Children’s Home held its first annual Fam Fest at Six Flags on Saturday, Sept. 20. More than 500 guests, including many of the children and families served by the Children’s Home, enjoyed a day of fun at the park including private access to the Dare Devil roller coaster for one hour, a lunch program led by WXIA 11 Alive anchor DeMarco Morgan, and entrance to a private pavilion with food and beverages. (more…)

Parenting Classes Build Confidence, Prevent Abuse and Neglect

July 30, 2014

Parenting is full of challenges from time management, power struggles and dinner table battles to sleep deprivation, school difficulties and media exposure. Children in today’s society face risks associated with bullying, social media, drugs, sex and violence. For some families, poverty, homelessness, grief and loss or physical and mental health challenges may compound these struggles. All parents deserve support no matter their family configuration or socioeconomic situation.

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Parenting Classes Begin Aug. 6 in Decatur

 

Parenting classes begin Aug. 6 on our Decatur campus!
Connect with other parents, gain confidence in your parenting skills and learn how to build a support network. We help all types of parents, from single mothers to parents of unruly teenagers to parents desperate to regain custody of their children after unfortunate situations.

The series of six discussion-oriented classes will take place Wednesdays beginning Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to noon. The classes are free, and the Active Parenting Now curriculum (which you keep) is $15.00. A Certificate of Completion is provided to those who complete the class.

RSVP to Bonita at bhardwick@umchildrenshome.org.

 

Note: UMCH staff may also conduct Parenting Classes with the Active Parenting curriculum for schools, churches and other groups. If you’d like to talk with someone about scheduling a class for your group, contact Bonita or your closest UMCH office.

Parenting classes begin Aug. 6 on our Decatur campus.

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